donderdag 15 juni 2017

Phoenix Capital; When The Fed Tightens, It Leads To Financial "Events"

The Fed concludes its June meeting today. The Fed fund futures markets put the odds of the Fed hiking rates again at 99.6%...


This would mark the third rate hike by the Fed during this cycle. Why would this matter? Because it indicates the Fed is embarked on a serious tightening cycle. One rate hike can be a fluke. Two rate hikes could even be just policy error. But three rate hikes means the Fed is determined. As Bank of America noted in a recent research note, when the Fed becomes determined to tighten, it usually ends in an “event”...


What would an "event" look like for today's market?