Weekend Reads: Fed Gets Patient; Dollar Weakens; Tesla Going Bankrupt?

Weekend Reads: Fed Gets Patient; Dollar Weakens; Tesla Going Bankrupt?

Inside Investing  | Jan 31, 2019 11:12AM ET

Weekend Reads: Fed Gets Patient; Dollar Weakens; Tesla Going Bankrupt?

Investors are usually busy people, with a lot on their mind at any given moment. During the week they don’t always have time to read everything, we understand that.
This is why we collected 4 stories we think you shouldn’t miss, and catch up on during the weekend.

  1. Fed Pivots From Hawkish To Dovish; Signals Patience Is The New Watchword
    The United States’ Federal Reserve is an economy-influencing powerhouse, as it dictates how high/low bank rates are. In a stark difference from his December’s statement, Fed Chairman Jerome Powell’s changed his mantra from “balanced risks” to “patience”, dividing analysts and shaking the markets.

  2. After U.S. Sanctions, Venezuelan Premium Remains Elusive For Oil
    On January 29, U.S. president Donald Trump imposed new sanctions on the import of Venezuelan crude, but oil prices didn’t rally as expected, which startled many investors. We discuss the mitigating factors, demand, alternative sources for U.S. refineries and the ever-present Trump Effect.

  3. Dollar Tanks: No Rate Hikes Anytime Soon
    This has not been a good week for the U.S. dollar. Battered by the Fed’s “patience” and sanctions on Venezuelan oil, the USD even lost some strength against the euro and British pound - Kathy Lien, managing director at BK Asset Management explains why this is happening.

  4. Is Tesla Still Headed For Bankruptcy?
    Despite a mixed Q4 earnings report, Tesla’s future remains uncertain. While Elon Musk has a tendency to pull the proverbial rabbit out of the hat, can the EV manufacturer deliver on its promises or is it bound for a chapter 9?

    Bonus
  5. 6 Investing Myths You HAVE to Forget
    There are a lot of guides on how to invest, what to invest in, and when, but with all that information, there are often pieces of “advice” that do more harm than good. Clement Thibault tells us about his 6-most disliked myths about investing.

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