Originally published as part of The Outlook Newsletter
Vol. 2, Issue 1C
2024 opens with no shortage of major news stories with the potential to roil the financial markets. The U.S. Fed “global watch party” continues – especially in the wake of December’s twists and turns. And its related inflation- and recession-watch “spinoffs” are also still going strong.
The war between Israel and Hamas has joined the ongoing Russia-Ukraine conflagration as a conflict with broad market and geopolitical stability implications. Plus, primary season for the 2024 U.S. presidential race begins in earnest.
Of course, StoneX’s Market Intelligence analysts are monitoring all these storylines to assess how developments in each might move markets. But they are also following some storylines that aren’t starting 2024 at the top of the headlines, but may end up there by year’s end. Here’s what four of our highest-profile analysts are tracking as 2024 begins.