Understanding corporate earnings season
Discover why earnings season is a pivotal time for investors. Find out which indicators to look for in earnings reports and why they matter. Understand the impact of economic conditions on earnings and stock prices, and explore why future-focused investing is often more critical than past earnings. BOK Financial Chief Investment Strategist Steve Wyett breaks it all down in his latest video.
How will the Israel-Hamas war affect markets, energy prices?
The sudden onset of war in Israel and the Gaza Strip shocked the globe on Oct. 7, further aggravating the current climate of geopolitical uncertainty. As the crisis in the Middle East continues, several BOK Financial® executives offered their perspectives on the conflict’s implications for investors and the global economy.
Slower growth ahead
Economic growth in the fourth quarter likely will be slower than in the third—but, how much slower and why? BOK Financial CIO Brian Henderson explains.
2023 Midyear Market Outlook
The BOK Financial investment management team has prepared an outlook on key issues impacting the economy and financial markets for the rest of the year.
Understanding corporate earnings season
Discover why earnings season is a pivotal time for investors. Find out which indicators to look for in earnings reports and why they matter. Understand the impact of economic conditions on earnings and stock prices, and explore why future-focused investing is often more critical than past earnings. BOK Financial Chief Investment Strategist Steve Wyett breaks it all down in his latest video. (Oct. 30, 2023)
The upside of higher interest rates
When people talk about interest rates moving higher, they often think about the negative impact on borrowers. Still, there is a positive impact on savers who put money away in short-term savings vehicles like CDs, traditional savings accounts and money market funds. BOK Financial Chief Investment Strategist Steve Wyett explains. (Aug. 28, 2023)
Have questions about the debt ceiling?
Join BOK Financial Chief Investment Strategist Steve Wyett for an easy-to-understand video explanation of what hitting the debt ceiling means, how the U.S. got here and how we can resolve this issue going forward. (Feb. 2, 2023)
Chief Investment Strategist Steve Wyett explains the Fed's latest inflation measure and why it matters. (March 22, 2023)
Reaction to Fed rates, inflation, and election results
After the Fed raised interest rates earlier this month, Chairman Powell indicated the ultimate Federal Funds target might be higher than previously expected. Chief Investment Strategist Steve Wyett discusses that topic along with continued job growth, high inflation, and the mid-term election. (Nov. 18, 2022)
Fed focused on curbing inflation
The Fed plans to keep monetary policy at restrictive levels until 2% inflation is achieved, rather than the stop-go policy approach it used four decades ago. (Sept. 15, 2022)
Is this a recession?
Historically it has been very rare that two consecutive quarters of negative real GDP growth were not a recession, but the definition of a recession is broader. Chief Investment Strategist Steve Wyett explores the latest data on spending, employment, manufacturing and trade which today are not at recessionary levels. (Aug. 4, 2022)
FOMC Institutes First Rate Hike Since 2018
The Federal Reserve raised the Federal Funds rate by 25 basis points at their March meeting. Chief Investment Officer Brian Henderson breaks down the Fed’s latest moves, and what to expect from them going forward. (March 18, 2022)
Market Volatility? Keep Calm and Carry On.
Chief Investment Strategist Steve Wyett reminds investors to not become overwhelmed by short-term events. (Feb. 25, 2022)
Fed Reaction to Lingering Inflation
Inflation has lasted longer and accelerated to levels the Fed did not expect. Steve Wyett, BOK Financial chief investment strategist, weighs in on what the persistent increase means and what moves the Fed may be considering. (Feb. 16, 2022)
Market Reactions to Omicron Variant
COVID-19 and its variants continue to affect markets around the world. Chief Investment Strategist Steve Wyett weighs in on the latest fluctuations resulting from the Omicron variant. (Dec. 3 2021)
Analysis of Federal Reserve’s Latest Moves
Brian Henderson, chief investment officer, and Liu Liu, director of investment research and management, break down economic impact of Federal Reserve’s latest meeting and actions. (Nov. 8, 2021)
SEC Approves First Bitcoin Futures-Backed ETF
Chief Investment Strategist Steve Wyett reminds investors to speculate responsibly. (Nov. 3, 2021)
Insights on Supply Chain and Labor Woes
Chief Investment Strategist Steve Wyett breaks down the cause and effect of the supply disruptions and when we might start seeing improvements. (Oct. 28, 2021)
Potential Tax Implications of Infrastructure Plan
Steve Wyett, Chief Investment Strategist for BOK Financial, provides an update on the infrastructure package and the proposed tax implications for corporations and individuals. (Sept. 24, 2021)
Employment and Price Stability
Our chief investment strategist, Steve Wyett, explores Fed’s latest reaction to changing market conditions and economic recovery. (June 21, 2021)
Wyett Addresses Growing Inflation Concerns
Our chief investment strategist, Steve Wyett, breaks down the latest Consumer and Product Price Indexes in his most recent video update. (May 14, 2021)
Is Inflation Just Around the Corner?
Steve Wyett, Chief Investment Strategist for BOK Financial, addresses growing concerns about potential inflation in his latest market update. (March 5, 2021)
Consumers Coming Back
The pandemic-driven recession was unique in its depth and duration, yet its recovery primed most households for a robust 2021.
Business travel is changing with the times
Is consumer overspending a ticking time bomb?
Use of revolving credit and delayed repayment options could impact 2024 growth
US debt costs may rise in years ahead
More spending on possibly fewer holiday gifts
Holiday spending levels continue to rise while inflation confines how far money can go
US receives another debt wake-up call
US imports from China continue to decline
Reduction in bilateral trade may lead to higher prices