In this episode, the coaches discuss the Federal Reserve and how they can impact markets. Coach Matt explains how the Federal Reserve uses tools like Quantitative Easing, the Fed Funds Rate, Operation Twist, and others policy initiatives to achieve their stated goals and mandate of controlling inflation and fostering employment. Listen in to learn more about these topics during our Feature Presentation.
Before that, Coach Mark, Tim and Matt analyze the broad market conditions during our weekly skyline. Stocks have been mixed the last week, as Technology has been under pressure and selling off, while areas like Financials, Energy and Industrials have continued to show strength. Crude Oil has continued it’s strength, while Bitcoin is holding up. Listen in as we discuss all of the price action and news that has grabbed our attention over the last week.
Lastly, in the spirit of the NBA All-Star game yesterday, Coach Mark asks Coach Tim and Matt to pick their top 10 ‘All-Star’ investments from a list of 20 Blue Chip companies across different industries. Who would you take as your #1 pick?