Monetary Policy

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What you should know about the Fed’s rate hike

Our Blog Mar 15, 2017 Edward Al-Hussainy, Senior Interest Rate and Currency Analyst

The Fed has concluded its March meeting with an expected announcement to raise rates. Here is what to watch for now.

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How to react to rising inflation

Our Blog Jan 20, 2017 Columbia Threadneedle Investment Team

After several years of low inflation — and concerns about the prospect of deflation — portfolios now need to be prepared for rising prices.

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Stocks surge while diversification struggles

Our Blog Dec 19, 2016 Jeffrey L. Knight, Global Head of Investment Solutions and Co-Head of Global Asset Allocation

For many investors, the post-election rise in U.S. stock prices hasn’t necessarily translated to a post-election rise in portfolio values. Does diversification still work?

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Don't ignore the threat of another market tantrum

Our Blog Oct 24, 2016 Jeffrey L. Knight, Global Head of Investment Solutions and Co-Head of Global Asset Allocation

Jeff Knight looks at why market tantrums are the greatest risk management challenge facing investors today — and three ways to help protect your portfolio.

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Preview: This week’s Fed and BoJ decision points

Our Blog Sep 20, 2016 Edward Al-Hussainy, Senior Interest Rate and Currency Analyst

The Federal Reserve and Bank of Japan have important policy decisions to make this week. Here’s what investors need to watch for.

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