Market Week in Review

Strong dollar creates headwind for U.S. economy

In this week’s episode:

  • Strong U.S. dollar creates headwind for U.S. economy going into next week’s Fed meeting
  • Insight on the lower than expected key economic indicators released this week
  • As eurozone bond yields plunge, what opportunities could the ECB quantitative easing (QE) program bring investors?

On this Market Week in Review episode Chief Investment Strategist Erik Ristuben discusses the possible market impacts of the strong U.S. dollar in conjunction with a drop in oil prices, and gives investors insight on what we might expect at the upcoming U.S. Federal Reserve meeting next week.

As the U.S. dollar continues to rally, Ristuben also comments on the lower than expected economic indicators released this week and what these numbers may mean for investors going forward. He wraps up the episode reviewing the European quantitative easing (QE) program which began Monday March 9, which drove eurozone bond yields to a record low as the European Central Bank (ECB) continues their attempt to create greater inflationary expectations and economic activity. Communications Specialist Blair Lowman hosts.

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