Regional Banks continue to suffer, and PacWest looks very vulnerable at this juncture. Will the Fed deliver a hawkish or a dovish pause (after the 25bp hike)? That’s the question now.
5 Things We Watch: (Dis)Inflation, FOMC Meeting Minutes, The Debt ceiling, Energy and Japan
With the banking turmoil leaving the headlines (for now), we turn our attention towards the main themes in the broader macro landscape. What’s going on with inflation? What will the Fed do? Is oil turning bullish? And what about Japan? As always we keep you updated on the 5 biggest themes of the week. Enjoy!
Fed Live Blog
When Fed Chair Powell goes on stage tonight we of course stay on the line for live coverage of the interest rate decision and the following speech. Get prepared and follow the meeting with us, as well as getting the best takeaways here on our live blog!
Fed Watch: 25bps that they will woefully regret
The FOMC will likely decide to raise the Fed Funds target range by 25bps and regret it soon thereafter on Wednesday. Everything but the banking sector stress screams higher interest rates, why the Fed will attempt to regain control of the narrative.