• With inflation still high, the Fed may be a long way from where it can stop hiking

    9 days ago - By CNBC

    Rising interest rates have made only a modest dent in inflation and may need to go considerably higher, according to Morgan Stanley.
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  • US stocks rise ahead of expected interest rate hike by Fed

    US stocks rise ahead of expected interest rate hike by Fed

    9 days ago - By Stl Today

    Stocks closed higher on Wall Street after swaying between small gains and losses much of the day as investors brace for another big interest rate increase this week from the Federal Reserve. The S&P 500 rose 0.7% on Monday. The...
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  • Volatile Mortgage Rates Strain Buyers Stressed About Affordability

    9 days ago - By RIS Media

    While affordability challenges aren't a new phenomenon for the housing market, recent mortgage volatility has been doing a number on an increasing number of U.S. homebuyers-many of whom are hitting the sidelines. According to a recent Zillow market report, the result is another month of declining home values. The report indicates that the typical home...
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  • The odds of the Fed sticking a soft landing are falling, and the global economy may enter an earnings recession in the next few months, Charles Schwab says

    9 days ago - By Business Insider

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    The Fed is becoming less likely to stick a soft landing as it remains hawkish amid high inflation, Charles Schwab warned.
    Global economic data is also showing signs of an earnings recession in the coming months, analysts said.
    "The problem with an aggressive Fed is that its moves could push an already slowing economy into recession."
    The Federal Reserve looks less capable of sticking a soft landing, and the global economy is flashing warnings it could enter an earnings recession within the next few months, according to analysts from Charles Schwab. After...
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  • The Fed may raise rates by less than expected in November as the housing market is in a deep recession

    9 days ago - By Business Insider

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    A "deep recession" in the housing market may lead the Fed to hike rates by less than expected in November, said Pantheon Macroeconomics.
    The Fed may opt to raise rates by 50 basis points instead of 75 basis points, which is what investors were widely pricing in.
    Sentiment among homebuilders fell for a ninth straight month in September.
    The Federal Reserve may deliver a smaller rate hike than investors anticipate in November as policymakers consider a pullback that's sweeping through the US housing market, according to Pantheon Macroeconomics. "Markets currently price-in an 80%...
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