Fed Funds Rate and Fed Funds Futures

Fed Funds Rate and Fed Funds Futures Deutsche Bank’s forecast for the fed funds rate remains more hawkish than many mainstream projections, expecting a single rate cut in December 2024, followed by modest reductions in 2025. Image: Deutsche Bank

When Will the Fed First Cut Interest Rates?

When Will the Fed First Cut Interest Rates? Will the Fed lower interest rates in the second quarter of 2024? This decision holds significant implications for financial markets and the economy. Image: BofA Global Fund Manager Survey

Market Pricing of Fed Rate Cuts

Market Pricing of Fed Rate Cuts Market’s expectations of Fed rate cuts have risen. Will the Fed make two rate cuts in 2024? Image: BofA Global Research

Atlanta Fed GDPNow U.S. Real GDP Estimate

Atlanta Fed GDPNow U.S. Real GDP Estimate The GDPNow model estimate for U.S. real GDP growth is 4.2% for 2024:Q2, suggesting a promising outlook for the U.S. economy. Image: Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta

Current Market Pricing for Fed Funds Rate

Current Market Pricing for Fed Funds Rate Despite initial expectations for significant interest rate cuts in 2024, the market is now showing less confidence in this outcome. Image: BofA Global Investment Strategy

Fed Funds vs. VIX

Fed Funds vs. VIX Given the lag effect of Fed rate hikes on the U.S. economy, should investors expect a near-future rise in the VIX, or is this time different? Image: Deutsche Bank

Fed Funds Rate Expectations

Fed Funds Rate Expectations Despite the initial anticipation of multiple rate cuts in 2024 as suggested by the Fed’s “dot plot,” the current market sentiment indicates a more reserved outlook, with fewer rate cuts in 2024. Image: BofA Global Investment Strategy

Fed Rates Cut

Fed Rates Cut Since the Fed’s last hike in July 2023, their ongoing 10-month pause is exceeding the average duration. Extended periods of “higher for longer” policies often lead to unfavorable outcomes. Image: Morgan Stanley Wealth Management