Lowell With Maria Bartiromo: Don’t Bet Against the Fed
Chief Investment Officer Jim Lowell appeared on Fox Business’ “Mornings With Maria” to provides his views on why he sees slow growth, not no growth ahead for the U.S. economy. Jim offered some reasons why we’re not going to let our near-term riskThe probability that an investment will decline in value in the short term, along with the magnitude of that decline. Stocks are often considered riskier than bonds because they have a higher probability of losing money, and they tend to lose more than bonds when they do decline. guards down any time soon, but also not take our long-term growth gloves off. He also looked at the simultaneous rallies in the stockA financial instrument giving the holder a proportion of the ownership and earnings of a company. and bondA financial instrument representing an IOU from the borrower to the lender. Bond issuers promise to pay bond holders a given amount of interest for a pre-determined amount of time until the loan is repaid in full (otherwise known as the maturity date). Bonds can have a fixed or floating interest rate. Fixed-rate bonds pay out a pre-determined amount of interest each year, while floating-rate bonds can pay higher or lower interest each year depending on prevailing market interest rates. markets.