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No Rate Cut, No Problem: Bespoke Analyst Warns Investors to Focus on Earnings Instead

BySamantha Jones

Mar 27, 2024
Analyst warns that Federal Reserve rate cut may adversely affect stock market projections

U.S. Federal Reserve Board Chairman Jerome Powell recently announced that interest rates will remain unchanged at a news conference. Despite many investors hoping for a rate cut to boost the market, Bespoke co-founder Paul Hickey warned that this may not have the desired effect. He cautioned that interest rate cuts often signal an economic slowdown, which could be concerning for investors eagerly awaiting rate cuts.

Hickey explained that while many investors anticipate a rate cut from the Fed, the current market surge is not dependent on this action. Instead, he believes that the recent market highs are more likely attributed to artificial intelligence mania, rather than central bank activity. Despite the focus on the Fed in market narratives, Hickey believes that the market performance is not tied to rate cuts.

Instead of worrying about no rate cuts, Hickey highlighted that the biggest risk to the stock rally could be earnings. He pointed to last week’s earnings reporting as evidence of this potential risk, noting how some analysts’ hopes for a Fed pivot were dashed when companies reported lower-than-expected profits. While some analysts see a Fed pivot as a sign of economic success, Hickey’s perspective offers a different take on the current market dynamics.

By Samantha Jones

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