Federal Reserve Jackson Hole Economic Symposium – full agenda

The event of note for Friday, 26 August 2022, is Powell’s speech at 10am NY time (1400 GMT).

Check that first link above for more speakers, including those from the European Central Bank. They’ll likely give further clues for what is ahead for the ECB at faces clear and present danger from the energy-shock recession imminent and surging inflation:

  • Powell’s speech at Jackson Hole is the second-most importantnt

Major indices close at session highs ahead of Powell today

The major US indices are pricing at the session highs ahead of the Fed Chairs Jackson Hole speech tomorrow at 10 AM ET, and more hawkish comments from Fed officials today.

The gains are led by the Nasdaq indice which got a boost from lower yields. After two bad auctions on Tuesday and Wednesday, buyers showed up for the 7 year note auction which helped to push yields lower and boost risk on sentiment.

The final numbers are showing:

  • Dow rose 322.53 points or 0.98% at 33291.79
  • S&P rose 58.35 points or 1.41% at 4199.11
  • Nasdaq rose 207.75 points or 1.67% at 12639.28
  • Russell 2000 rose 29.34 points or 1.52% at 1964.63


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