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FOMC Cuts Fed Funds Rate Another Quarter Point

Scott Minerd, Chairman of Investments and Global CIO, visits Bloomberg TV to discuss his outlook following the Fed’s third rate cut of 2019.

October 30, 2019

 

Key Takeaways:

  • The Fed cuts the fed funds rate another 25 bps as expected, and is prepared to do what is necessary to keep the expansion going.
  • Parts of the bond market are in bubble territory.
  • The Fed is running out of tools and is “scared to death” of the zero bound.
  • The leverage in the corporate sector is a growing concern and when the music stops, investors won’t have much time to react.

 


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