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That awkward moment when the Fed realizes it can't raise interest rates
Breakfast with Benjamin: William Dudley, president of the New York Fed, says delaying a rate hike until 2016 'will be awkward.'
In hindsight, China's market meltdown wasn't really that bad
Breakfast with Benjamin: Now that the dust has started to settle, China's stock market meltdown doesn't seem all that awful.
Gloom overshadows Wall Street, but some economists still see a September rate hike
Breakfast with Benjamin: Despite the mood on Wall Street getting downright gloomy, some economists still think the Fed will raise interest rates next month.
Market tumult pushes Federal Reserve rate hike expectations out
A long-anticipated move by the Fed to raise interest rates next month would be “very strange,” given the volatility rocking financial markets, according to the top bond strategist for Charles Schwab's retail research unit.
Jeffrey Gundlach says the stock market pullback is just getting started
Breakfast with Benjamin DoubleLine's Jeffrey Gundlach thinks that as painful as it's been over the past week, the markets still need a thorough housecleaning.
Fear and greed swamp stocks as volatility spikes
Panic selling off the opening bell leads to investors buying the drop but more losses possible as all eyes focus on China's problems.
Global financial turmoil brings the Fed's plan into focus
Breakfast with Benjamin: Asia's biggest economy is slowing, the Fed is about to kick off an interest rate tightening cycle, and China has just devalued its currency. Is the current market turmoil foreshadowing yet another region-wide bust?
Fight those Fed fears and stick with dividend investment
The five-year dividend-investing rally might be losing momentum, but that doesn't mean investors should abandon ship just yet.Even on the heels of a record aggregate dividend payout by S&P 500 Index companies of $351 billion and a string of double-digit annual payout increases, investors are making
The Fed's quantitative easing experiment gets a failing grade
Breakfast with Benjamin: A Fed official put some of the central bank's post-financial crisis actions under a magnifying glass and found they have done little to boost the economy.
Unwinding the Fed's giant bond portfolio might not hurt much
Breakfast with Benjamin: For bond investors worried about what might happen when the Fed starts whittling down its $2.46 trillion of Treasuries, there's good news.
How to not get gobbled up when the next bear market arrives
Breakfast with Benjamin: Avoid these investing missteps when the next bear rumbles through the market.
Muni bonds are poised to shine as rates move higher
Tax-exempt category is actually benefiting from the dark cloud hanging over it.
DoubleLine's Jeffrey Gundlach says $40 oil is something to worry about
Breakfast with Benjamin DoubleLine's Jeffrey Gundlach believes $40 oil is something investors should be worried about.
Falling commodity prices draw speculators and speculation
Even with crude oil now hovering around $45 a barrel, there is debate over whether it is time to buy or steer clear of the global commodity.
The Fed's rate-hike plan now sees an obstacle in the form of China
Breakfast with Benjamin: China could stand in the way, as their market struggles create a risk of tightening into a slowing global economy.