Tag: economic outlook

Fed ready to tackle inflation with interest rate hike in March

Chair Jerome H. Powell said Fed officials believe the economy is strong the labor market is close to full employment and it’s time to tackle inflation.   Well, the first FOMC meeting is officially in the books, Chairman Jerome Powell held the much-anticipated conference at 2 pm today and answered questions from reporters shortly after. […]

The January Effect and Why it Matters

As trading gets underway in 2022, the U.S. stock market faces an uncertain future.   Will traders take profits after the widely-followed S&P 500 index more than doubled in 2021, or is the January Effect going to give the market an extra boost? The January Effect continuously fascinates market participants and analysts because it frequently sets […]

The 11 Different Stock Market Sectors

You can find the PDF version of this here: Tiger Wolf Capital: Stock Sectors What Are Stocks? Stocks (also known as equities) are a type of security that represents the ownership of a business. This ownership entitles the stockholder to a the proportion of the corporation’s assets and profits equal to how much of the […]

Disagreement about U.S. and Euro-Area Inflation Forecasts

FRBSF Economic Letter 2021-08 | March 22, 2021 | Research from the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco Disagreement among economic forecasters about the outlook for inflation in both the United States and the euro area has increased since the onset of the pandemic. The nature of these forecast differences can provide insights into the […]