Market Insights – When to Fret the Fed | Fisher Investments

“In this Fisher Investments Market Insights video, our own Jamie Silva discusses when investors should start worrying about the Fed. Neither short- nor long-term interest rates, on their own, dictate economic or market direction. Thus, fears over additional Fed rate hikes and potential balance sheet reductions are overblown. What matters much more is the shape of the yield curve. The time to fret the Fed is when it takes action impacting the yield curve and most folks neither see nor appreciate it. But, given the yield curve is positively sloped and Fed announcements still make front-page news, the time to worry about monetary policy doesn’t seem close.

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