THE WisdomTree BLOG
The first Federal Open Market Committee meeting of 2019 is now on the books. The policy statement provided further evidence that the Fed is going about things in a different way than investors have been accustomed to over the last few years. Is this decision-making process the “new” normal?
As we finished off 2018 and entered the new calendar year, expectations for future Federal Reserve policy actions were altered dramatically. We highlight how Chairman Jerome Powell and the rest of the FOMC appear to be reacting to recent U.S. stock market activity.
The U.S. Federal Reserve has already weighed in on their policy guidance earlier this month. While the lion’s share of the focus has been Fed-centric on this front, it seems like a good exercise to check in on what expectations look like for the remainder of the developed world’s key monetary policymakers.
With the new year, it’s time to check in on the progress of our Canadian business, now a year and a half old.
The Street is not keen on Canadian government bonds for next year. With almost every Canadian economist expecting rising rates, should investors follow the crowd or buck it?