What follows is the weekly wrap of the latest articles written by Money and Markets’ newsletter editors.
The Federal Reserve’s Ben Bernanke and Janet Yellen delivered speeches on the U.S. economy and the future of quantitative easing. Larry Edelson, however, says the central bank’s monetary policy has little or no impact on the markets; instead, investors should watch what politicians in Washington and Brussels are up to.
Will European markets follow the same trajectory as the U.S.? To answer that question, The Money and Markets Team evaluated the economic situation in the region and its investment opportunities.
Where would the markets be if it hadn’t been for QE? Though Douglas Davenport is no fan of current monetary policies, he says it’s not the right time to fight the Fed. Here are his arguments.
Also about the Fed, Bill Hall explained the logic of easy-money policies with this one simple anecdote.
Mike Burnick dealt with the question whether the stock market is suffering from bubble trouble.
China, one of the main drivers of global economic growth, has recently announced major reforms — here is what they might mean for the future of the country’s economy.
There is no need for crisis-era monetary policy any longer, argues Mike Larson, the editor of Safe Money Report.
The Money and Markets Team