44 Total Quotes

John Forelli Quotes

We're just treading water. Investors are fearful and risk-averse right now, seeing bad news around every corner, and ignoring good news that is slowly raising its profile.
John Forelli
#News

I think some of the economic news that came out today gave people a sense that the economy isn't overheating. Worries about that had weighed on stocks of late, and certainly the bond market has indicated that.
John Forelli
#Economy

I think some of the economic news that came out today gave people a sense that the economy isn't overheating, ... Worries about that had weighed on stocks of late, and certainly the bond market has indicated that.
John Forelli
#Economy

Under normal circumstances, we'd see more investors already stepping back in, trying to anticipate the economic recovery. The war and the threat of terrorism change the equation.
John Forelli
#Circumstances

The focus is on the Fed tomorrow (Tuesday) and whether that will get people revived about the economy. The market is really starting to look reasonably priced for the first time since 1998 -- relative to expectations and where interest rates are today.
John Forelli
#Economy

What this market is going to need is for the Fed's next (interest rate) move to be down rather than up,
John Forelli
#Interest

Investors are taking solace in the fact that the economy is not overheating, something that's been worrying the market over the past few weeks, ... This mixed jobs report takes some of the pressure off that concern for the time being.
John Forelli
#Economy

Investors are taking solace in the fact that the economy is not overheating, something that's been worrying the market over the past few weeks. This mixed jobs report takes some of the pressure off that concern for the time being.
John Forelli
#Economy

What this market is going to need is for the Fed's next (interest rate) move to be down rather than up.
John Forelli
#Interest

The Fed is cutting rates and injecting liquidity into the market. Financials are doing well because people are expecting a cut in rates.
John Forelli
#People

You're in an environment where you're going to have really bad second- and third-quarter earnings comparisons for the market. To date, the market has been selling off when there's been bad earnings news and rebounding when people think the Fed is going to cut rates.
John Forelli
#Environment

Barring some unforeseen event, those same five rate cuts should have the economy perking back up later this year.
John Forelli
#Economy

Wall Street tends to see the light switch as on or off. The reality is that we're dealing with a dimmer switch and the lights are slowly coming up. The economy has picked up about as quickly as expected, but the market just isn't reacting to it.
John Forelli
#Reality

My sense is that something is going to get people bullish before the end of the year, but it may not be the events of next week.
John Forelli
#People

The market has got to get its hands on this inflation issue. That's the way we're going to get out of this trading range.
John Forelli
#Inflation

The Fed is cutting rates and injecting liquidity into the market, ... Financials are doing well because people are expecting a cut in rates.
John Forelli
#People

With the economy slowing, I expect a pronounced deceleration in earnings over the next couple of quarters,
John Forelli
#Economy

But to really see a bigger push, we'd need more clarification from the Federal Reserve about when the interest rate hikes are going to end, or we'd need more benign economic data to suggest an end is near.
John Forelli
#Interest

Considering the Fed has continued to signal that they're not finished raising interest rates, the market has done better than people would have expected in that environment.
John Forelli
#Interest

Yesterday people were euphoric that the Federal Reserve would stop raising rates, but now people are maybe scratching their heads a little bit.
John Forelli
#People

What a stark difference in investor sentiment compared with several months ago. Even though investors know the economy is very weak and still vulnerable to a relapse, they believe that, bit by bit, the vital signs are improving.
John Forelli
#Economy

We're trying to get back to normal in a situation that is proving to be anything but.
John Forelli
#Trying

We're hoping by the fourth quarter (that) we see some pickup in the economy. In the meantime we've got to brace ourselves for some bad news.
John Forelli
#Economy

Just because near-term news is lackluster, it shouldn't scare you away from your hopes of an economic recovery later this year.
John Forelli
#News

The market's tepid reaction to today's Fed action signals investors aren't sure what's coming next. We'll be slogging through bad earnings reports and it will be pretty awful.
John Forelli
#Action

With four Fed rate cuts working their way through, we may be back on a solid growth track toward the end of the year,
John Forelli
#Growth

Short term, technology has had a sharp technical rebound so I wouldn't be surprised to see technology take a breather. Consistent steady growers could be making a rebound like consumer stocks and pharmaceutical stocks that have had a poor month.
John Forelli
#Technology

The bad earnings story is a thing of the past.
John Forelli
#Past

The short-term outlook is no better than it was a month ago, but at least the Fed is acting aggressively, which makes the longer-term outlook better.
John Forelli
#Acting And Actors

Potentially you could get a resolution [to the White House question]. You could get a short-term rally on that.
John Forelli
#Resolution