Rafi Farber

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The annual Federal Reserve symposium at Jackson Hole, Wyoming, starts on Friday, and Fed watchers are pulling out their binoculars. Fed Chair Jay Powell is set to speak in the aftermath of being...
The Federal Reserve may have to abandon its plans to shrink its balance sheet sooner than it would like due to unforeseen demand for overnight reserves pushing the effective federal funds rate higher.
Given that investors have pretty much priced in the expected number of rate hikes this year, besides the fact that rates now move independently of the money supply given excess reserves in the...
Interest rates rocketed higher to start the week. The next jolt to the bond market though might come by the end of the week.
March is not typically a time for the start of a new bear market. So why is this happening specifically now?
Cancer immunotherapy approaches have attracted the attention of Big Pharma in the past. New technology from Stanford University probably will be no exception if Phase 1 results are positive.
The scary market action over the past week may not be over yet, and may be the beginning of a months-long decline in equities that could last through the summer.
After nearly 40 years, Puerto Rico is finally privatizing its power utility company, the Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority.
Given current sentiment, if the tax reform bill passes both houses of Congress eventually, the resulting exuberant buying pressure could signal an intermediate top for the major stock indexes.
The yield curve is flattening fast. The spread between 10-year and two-year Treasury yields has shrunk to a level not seen in over a decade.
The Canadian pot stock index is knocking on all-time highs while the US index is languishing.
Thanks to progress made in 2017 though, it looks like 2018 could see both a radically new way of delivering antibiotics and finally the first new class approved in 30 years. Here are three companies...
Cybersecurity legend John McAfee has spent the past 12 months positioning himself as a leader in the bitcoin and cryptocurrency space.
Following China’s proposed ban of the internal combustion engine by 2030, Governor Jerry Brown of California appears to have gotten a little jealous.
Of all the threats that the president has made since his tenure began, the threat to cut off all trade with any country doing business with North Korea is, inarguably, the most unrealistic.