Market Volatility Impact on Bond Markets
Three experts discuss how Coronavirus market volatility is impacting fixed income markets, including municipal bonds. They analyze the Fed's response and the potential for a recession, sharing how to engage with clients and help protect investors from acting emotionally. Brian Rehling, Head of Global Fixed Income Strategy at Wells Fargo Investment Institute Tony Davidow, Chair of the Editorial Advisory Board at Investments & Wealth Monitor JR Rieger, Owner of The Rieger Report
Finding Opportunity Amid Volatility in Fixed Income
TCW Fixed Income Portfolio Manager Bryan Whalen discusses how TCW is managing through and finding opportunities amid current market volatility.
Coronavirus Cases Climb Above 200,000 Globally
Coronavirus cases topped 200,000 globally and the Dow has dipped below 20,000 for the first time in more than three years. Meanwhile, central banks and governments are stepping up monetary and fiscal stimulus to try to calm the markets.
Market Volatility: The New Norm
US equity averages continue to see wild swings on both sides of the flat line. Uncertainty over the economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic saw quadruple-digit moves for the Dow Industrials as the trading week got underway.
Fed Cuts Rates, Restarts QE
The Federal Reserve cut interest rates to near zero and announced measures to combat the economic impacts of the COVID-19 outbreak.
Fed March Meeting on Tap
The Federal Reserve may roll out stimulus measures beyond rate cuts and bond purchases. The central bank is attempting to ensure markets keep operating and banks will have liquidity during the COVID-19 outbreak.
Stocks Tumble & Oil Price War Wages On
NYSE Trader Peter Tuchman of Quattro Securities weighs in on the biggest market drivers this week and what is fueling the wild swings in stocks and oil. He also explains why circuit breakers are an important tool to help investors absorb information.
Growth Forecasts Downgraded on COVID-19 Impact
2020 GDP forecasts are being scaled back in the short term due to the coronavirus outbreak. Expectations of a fiscal response from D.C. saw a pause in the worst equity market selloff since 2008.
US Jobs Growth Surges Before Coronavirus Outbreak
The US jobs report soared past expectations with the February data reflecting the landscape before the coronavirus began impacting global markets.
Flight to Bonds Pushes Yields to Lows
The yield on the benchmark 10-year note edged down to new record lows amid uncertainty over the economic impact of the COVID-19 outbreak.
Biden's Super Tuesday Victories Boost Stocks
Super Tuesday results are giving markets a boost. Stocks turned higher as moderate candidate Joe Biden reemerged as the frontrunner in the Democratic presidential primary. Ed Yardeni, President of Yardeni research tells Asset TV that the market moves we've been seeing suggest "domestic US politics may matter as much as the global health crisis to investors."
Fed Surprises with Rate Cut
The Federal Reserve announced an emergency inter-meeting rate cut. Earlier, G7 finance officials pledged their commitment to offset the fallout from the coronavirus outbreak but stopped short of taking coordinated action.