Federal Reserve officials have been meeting over the past two days and later we'll learn the result of their deliberations. It's widely predicted they will leave short-term interest rates unchanged, and indicate they remain on track to raise them in December. But how strongly will they signal their intentions just a week before the US elections? Kully Samra, Managing Director at Charles Schwab, joined Share Radio to offer his view.
Market analysts are now readying themselves for a showdown between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump in the presidential elections, and Matt Cox spoke to Colin Cieszynski, Chief Market Analyst at CMC Markets Canada, who explained how to price the battle into the markets.
Donald Trump has taken another step towards the Republican nomination, with a clean sweep of victories in Tuesday’s primary elections. Share Radio’s Sarah Lowther spoke to Politico reporter, Ben Schreckinger, about whether Trump is right to declare himself the presumptive Republican nominee.
Just as the jobless figures in the UK are seen as an important economic indicator, so are US labour market figures. After a robust employment scene towards the end of 2015, job creation has been slowing across the pond. Kully Samra, from US broker Charles Schwab, spoke to Nigel Cassidy in a look ahead to the latest non-farm payroll numbers.
With the results coming in from Super Tuesday, in which 11 US states have voted to choose their presidential candidates, the pitched battle for the White House between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton is moving closer to becoming reality as both are leaping further ahead in the battleground states. Sarah Lowther has been speaking to Edward-Isaac Dovere, Politico's Senior White House reporter in Washington, about the results.
New York's banking regulator is reportedly looking into potential manipulation of the US Treasury markets. Billy Bambrough's been investigating the potential impact of the case by speaking with Craig Pirrong, of the University of Houston, and Chris Skinner, Director at the Financial Services Club.
Primark, the discount clothing retailer, is opening its first US store in Boston today. But will the fashion chain be able to work in the US where other big British companies have failed? Billy Bambrough speaks to Clare Rayner, Founder of Retail Champion, and James McGregor, Managing Partner at Retail Remedy, to find out.
Jonathan Davis is a wealth manager and Daniel Jakubowski is Vice President of Portfolio Management and Structuring at Assenagon. They speak to Billy Bambrough about holding cash, after it was revealed that Fund managers globally hold more cash now than they did six months ago.
Billy Bambrough, Jonathan Davis, Daniel Jakubowski