Federal Reserve Pumping Keeps the Market from Dumping? What’s happening now: Equity markets continue to push higher as investors expect Congress and the Fed to continue pumping stimulus into the economy. It is our expectation that the new stimulus package will come in early August and will be less robust as the first package. [...]
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Economic Decline with Market Incline What’s happening now: Since our last update, the Fed has continued to support the economy through a growing number of actions and promises. At the June meeting, interest rates were left near zero as an expectation of a full-year decline in economic output to be between 4% and 10% would [...]
Previous Confirmations and Forward Expectations What’s going on? When the coronavirus first caused global shutdowns, everyone knew there was historic economic damage occurring across the globe. Reports such as the US weekly initial jobless claims provided a glimpse into what was happening, as the largest number of workers reported a job loss than any [...]
Markets Rally as the Global Economy Slows at a Dramatic PaceWhat's going on? The global economy has quickly come to a standstill as efforts to fight the novel COVID-19 virus have continued. Unemployment numbers crushed previous records, with more than 15 million people filing jobless claims in a three-week span during March. Businesses deemed non-essential [...]
Coronavirus Fears Drive Markets While the Economy Continues to GrowWhat’s going on? Markets were rattled by reports of a coronavirus outbreak in China, which has caused tens of thousands of people around the world to be sickened by the illness, which has no vaccine. During the initial reporting, market participants made “safe haven trades” by [...]
2020 Continues Its Pace From 2019 What’s going on? Although the decade came to a close at the end of 2019, the economy, which began its current expansion over 10 years ago, continues to move forward with growth. U.S. consumers continue to serve as the backbone for the U.S. economy, as wages and inflation [...]
An improving US consumer, recovering yield curve, and trade progress drive the market higher in November. What’s going on? Following the Fed’s decision to reduce the Federal Funds Rate by 0.25% in October, U.S. markets continue to enjoy hitting new all-time highs, as economic data continues to hold steady (and in some cases [...]
Team Tempus is committed to keeping you well informed about what’s happening in the markets. Here are a few key topics of conversation that we feel deserve the most attention so far this month. If you have any questions or would like to continue the conversation, let us know, we appreciate the opportunity.Improved trade negotiations [...]
What You Should Know Market: As stock investors seeking yield changed their appetites (preferring value over growth), market volatility experienced a slight uptick throughout the month of September. The outperformance of value stocks has been largely attributed to the demand for higher-yielding income investments and the historically wide valuation spread between growth and value. [...]
Team Tempus is committed to keeping you well informed about what’s happening in the markets. Here are a few key topics of conversation that we feel deserve the most attention so far this month. Interest Rates and trade dominate the economy right nowWHAT'S GOING ONOn September 18th, the Federal Reserve voted to reduce short-term rates by [...]