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Jay Soloff

Investors could have a busy week ahead. US equities are still feeling the impact of last week's drop, due to concerns over an earlier than expected Fed taper. However, let's put the bad week for stocks in perspective. The S&P 500 was down a total of 1.6% for the week.... Show More

James Marlay

From Coppo on markets reaction to deferral of tapering, Given that the US has pushed their debt limit out to February then it means the chances of tapering before then are pretty much zero. The fed will wait (especially with Yellen as well) until after their Debt issue is properly... Show More

Livewire News

After the Fed's surprise non-taper last month, the cause could have been the Fed's own confusing guideposts which led market expectations astray. Previously, the Fed had said bond buying would end at an unemployment rate of 7%, with interest rates to rise when unemployment fell below 6.5%. However, the Fed... Show More

Livewire News

Jeff Rosenberg, Managing director and chief investment strategist for fixed income at BlackRock has revealed his expectations regarding two key questions about the upcoming Fed meeting. Firstly, on the issue of whether the Fed will begin its taper in September, he said we expect the Fed to begin reducing its... Show More