Europe in Crisis

Created to foster unity and economic stability, the euro zone now finds itself at the center of unprecedented financial stress.
For insights into this fast-changing situation and its impact on the financial markets from Legg Mason’s experienced investment managers, see below:


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When will the Fed raise the Fed Funds target rate?








Poll

When will the Fed raise the Fed Funds target rate?

June
(2%)
September
(32%)
November
(24%)
Not until 2016
(42%)



Previous month Poll

Will the current wave of central bank easing jump-start the world's economies?

No - The real issues are structural - real progress on labor reform and regulatory excess will have more impact
(32%)
No - Deflation is already taking hold, making monetary policy changes ineffective
(5%)
Yes - The US model shows that monetary easing can help economies heal in the medium term
(19%)
Yes, but it will take even  longer than it did in the US, and the delay will have a negative political impact
(44%)