Massive inflation to likely push Fed to hike rates 6 times: Federated

The bull in the market has long been tempering its expectations due to inflation. Phil Orlando of Federated Hermes expects the Federal Reserve to raise interest rates six times over the next two years to tame massive price increases from cars to shelter and food. “Our best guess is that we will see quarter-point rate … Read more

This is going to be one of the best Christmas seasons ever: Ed Yardeni

Ed Yardini offers the long-running market bull a dose of year-end optimism. Yardini, who is known for managing investment strategy at Prudential and Deutsche Bank, expects the holidays to boost stocks deeper in record territory. “This is going to be one of the best Christmas seasons ever,” Yardeni’s head of research told CNBC’s Trading Nation … Read more

How one outperforming energy investor is playing the jump in oil prices

By all accounts, traditional energy investors – those targeting oil and gas companies – are having a good year. West Texas Intermediate crude breached $84 on Wednesday for the first time in seven years, and the energy sector is a long way from the best-performing S&P 500 group this year. The gains, of course, come … Read more