Terry Haines, Pangaea Policy Advisory Founder, says the race for the Democratic presidential nomination is more muddled after the Nevada debate. Howard Dean, Former Democratic Presidential Candidate & Former DNC Chairman, thinks that all six candidates who participated in Nevada's debate still have a chance of winning the nomination. Sonali Basak, Bloomberg Finance Reporter, breaks down what we know Morgan Stanley's plan to buy E*Trade. Julian Emanuel, BTIG Chief Equity & Derivatives Strategist, says the public has become an engaged buyer of stocks. Brett Ryan, Deutsche Bank Senior U.S. Economist, says firms are reluctant to lay workers off because of the tight labor market. Michael Bloomberg is the founder and majority owner of Bloomberg LP, the parent company of Bloomberg News.
Surveillance: Monetary Policy with Goolsbee
Chuck Gabriel, Capital Alpha President, thinks we could know whether Bernie Sanders will be the Democratic presidential nominee by the end of March. Austan Goolsbee, University of Chicago Professor and Former Adviser to President Barack Obama, says conventional monetary policy matters less now than it ever has before. Stephen Roach, Yale Professor and Author, explains why the world economy may be headed for a "temporary recession." Sophie Huynh, Societe Generale Multi Asset Strategist, says gold is one of the best preferred protections for asset allocation. David Rubenstein, Carlyle Group Co-Executive Chairman and Host of Peer to Peer Conversations discusses his interview with Charles Schwab.
Surveillance: Expect Others to Follow Apple, Campling Says
David Kelly, JPMorgan Asset Management Chief Global Strategist, says U.S. GDP growth may slow to 1% or less in first quarter. Neil Campling, Mirabaud Securities Global Thematic Strategy Group Head of TMT Research, expects other companies to follow Apple in cutting their outlook. Elaine Kamarck, Brookings Senior Fellow in the Governance Studies, discusses which candidates she expects to have the momentum going into the Nevada Democratic debate. Michael Holland, Holland & Co. Chairman, says although he's mindful of the valuations in the big-cap names, he's not so concerned that he's a seller.
Surveillance: China's Economy in Jeopardy, Hotez Says
Steve Wieting, Citi Private Bank Global Chief Investment Strategist, says this is an unlikely time for U.S. outperformance to wane. Dr. Peter Hotez, Baylor College of Medicine Dean, calls for international cooperation in combating the coronavirus. Henrietta Treyz, Veda Partners Director of Economic Policy, discusses the tension between the U.S. and China over the coronavirus and trade. Torsten Slok, Deutsche Bank Chief Economist, says the labor market, including wages and job growth, is slowing down greatly. Jason Bordoff, Columbia Professor and former U.S. National Security Council and Director of Energy & Climate Change, says in his opinion, it’s an encouraging shift to see republicans recognizing climate change as a serious reality.
Surveillance: China Growth May Be Flat, Kasman Says
Bruce Kasman, JPMorgan Chief Economist & Head of Global Research, says Chinese growth may be flat in the first quarter of 2020. Dr. Jennifer Rohn, University College London Micro Biologist, says the coronavirus is looking just as contagious as flu and just as lethal. Andrew Sheets, Morgan Stanley Chief Cross Asset Strategist, says we still have a global market recovery that is being delayed rather than derailed. Tavis McCourt, Raymond James Institutional Equity Strategist, says the coronavirus has upset market expectations in a way that is similar to the U.S.-China trade war.