The market is excited by a fall in rates of nearly two months.
This rally may continue after the Fed's decision. Lower interest rates make loans cheaper for companies that help the bottom line and boost the stock market. Expectations for a quarter percent reduction are slightly below 80% on Friday and the remaining odd 20% forecast a half-point cut.
But does the US economy need a push?
The current economic growth cycle is over a decade, and the more losing monetary policy on the part of the Fed can last longer. America's economy is not exactly on the brink of collapse, whether or not the Fed cuts rates. But in the first half of 2019, production showed a certain weakness and business investment was muted, as companies were concerned about the development of the trade front. On top of that, inflationary pressure remains low.
With a reduction in interest rates ̵
Expectations for interest rate cuts in September, October and December are 100%, according to CME's FedWatch.
Another way the US economy can boost: Ending the war.
"If tariffs are set, this will serve to further reduce the juice rate on the market," says JJ Kinahan, chief strategist at TD Ameritrade
Although the United States and China have agreed to customs armistice, the commercial battle remains unresolved. This weighs the confidence of the business and the amount that companies invest. 2. Apple's profit: Apple will report its quarterly earnings on Tuesday and hopes to prove to investors that they can get out of their trouble with China. AAPL ) warned investors in January that sales of the iPhone were affected by the slowdown in the Chinese economy and the continuing trade war. But in the last quarter, CEO Tim Cook said the worst could come to an end as Apple saw signs of improvement in the Chinese market. Cook said he was encouraged by improved China-US trade dialogue and a positive customer response to lower prices in Asia.
GE will report earnings on Wednesday.
4. Work Report: The US Labor Statistics Bureau will publish its report on jobs in July on Friday.
Economists expect the US economy to add 160,000 jobs in July, and they predict that the unemployment rate has fallen to 3.6%.
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