Wall Street Week Ahead: With rate cut likely, market wonders how low Fed will go

Money Control | Sep 13, 2019 at 8:15 PM
  • With US-China trade tensions roiling markets, investors are counting on support for stocks coming from a Federal Reserve willing to keep cutting interest rates to help the US economy avoid a severe downturn.
  • A quarter-point rate reduction is widely expected when the Fed issues its next policy statement on Wednesday.
  • Of the past eight easing cycles since 1981, four have been “insurance” cycles, when economic problems loom but the economy is not in a recession, while four were pre-recession cycles.
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  • Wall St Week Ahead-With rate cut likely, market wonders how low Fed will go (Reuters: Sep 13, 2019 at 11:00 AM)