Focus in June will likely be squarely on the Fed after its April meeting minutes suggested at least some officials there may be worried about the economy overheating. The Fed’s June 15-16 meeting looks like the highlight of the month.
The Fed provides a quarterly “dot plot” with its monetary policy projections for the next several years that can help investors glean the Fed’s thinking about the future.
May begins with the market at all-time highs and earnings looking solid. Can May continue the string of booming economic data, or will fears of inflation and overheating start to clip the long rally?
Year-to-date, value stocks have been outpacing growth. Whether that trend continues in April could depend on Treasury yields and the pace of vaccination progress.
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What is the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA)? It’s a price-weighted index of 30 large stocks, and it’s considered one of the major U.S. equity benchmarks.
The annual Jackson Hole Economic Symposium, hosted by the Kansas City Fed, pulled together central bankers and economic policymakers from across the world. Here’s what transpired at the 2018 gathering.
Learn about the Federal Reserve, the central bank of the U.S.—its makeup, policies, dual mandate of full employment and monetary stability, and the importance of Fed meetings.
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