Matt provides a framework that he and his team use to make sense of the headlines and the price bids flashing on their monitors. His realistic, yet hopeful outlook provides a roadmap for successfully navigating this universal crisis together.
The Fed just gave us its wish list in a best-case scenario. But as the saying goes, if wishes were horses, beggars would ride. In short, Chair Yellen’s remarks, while detailed, are largely theoretical and dependent on many variables that may or may not happen. It would be wrong to assume that a bear market in bonds is a foregone conclusion.