Is this a good time to think about bonds? Jeffrey Gundlach of DoubleLine Capital believes we’ve reached a big moment for the markets. The current lack of volatility concerns some analysts, but investors seem to be buying into the U.S. economic improvement story. The question is whether the present growth is sustainable. In our second article, Liz Ann Sonders of Charles Schwab offers an answer. A possible rise in interest rates has many watching the latest Federal Reserve policy committee meeting. It concludes today, with an announcement at 2:00 pm EST.
Gundlach: A Big Moment For The Economy And The Markets– According to Jeffrey Gundlach, founder of DoubleLine Capital, the 10 year treasury yield is likely to stay between 2.2% and 2.8% for the remainder of the year. He discusses interest rates and why they have come down since the first of the year. http://advisorperspectives.com/newsletters14/A_Big_Moment_for_the_Economy.php
Schwab Market Perspective: Stealthy, Silent…Sustainable?- Liz Ann Sonders, chief investment officer at Schwab, and her team believe, “US stocks should continue to move generally higher although activity may remain sluggish through the summer … the possibility of a correction is elevated as per both seasonal/election cycle tendencies and elevated optimistic sentiment.” http://www.schwab.com/public/schwab/nn/articles/Market-Perspective?requrl=/public/schwab/resource_center/expert_insight&cmp=em-QYD
Fed Seen To Be Holding A Steady Policy Course But Could Hint On Exit– The Federal Reserve’s policy committee concludes its latest meeting today with little change expected in its outlook for interest rates. An announcement will be made at 2:00 EST. http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/06/18/us-usa-fed-policy-idUSKBN0ES2FI20140618
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