May 29, 2015
As a long-term investor, always try not to forget what the Danish philosopher Søren Kierkegaard said (about a century ago): “There are two ways to be fooled. One is to believe what isn't true; the other is to refuse to believe what is true.”
May 27, 2015
Richmond Federal Bank President Jeffrey Lacker, who votes on the Federal Open Market Committee and is known as an uber-hawk, recently stated: "What I've said is that a case [for raising interest rates] might be strong in June."
May 22, 2015
Anyway, for long-term investors (not traders) it shouldn’t be of such great importance when the Fed will finally start hiking rates, and a few months earlier shouldn’t matter.
May 20, 2015
But that’s my personal opinion and I could be wrong, the downward move in euro/dollar won’t stop at parity, albeit timed over a somewhat longer term.
May 18, 2015
There is no doubt in my mind the next move for the Fed will be higher rates, while the ECB likely cannot consider raising rates for at least several years.
May 15, 2015
In my opinion, the current upward swing of the euro is merely temporary and is not supported by real strengthening fundamentals.
May 13, 2015
No doubt, the first Fed funds rate hike will cause volatility and nobody knows what impact (liquidity) that will have on various markets.
May 11, 2015
Investors should be aware uncertainties are bound to rise over the coming months and that by itself could cause sudden spikes in volatility, which could provoke, liquidity problems, which in turn, if that occurs, will cause havoc in the markets.