The news of the first U.S. Federal Reserve rate cut in 11 years dominated the news cycle during the last half of July 2019. Google News alone has 17 million results for the search string “Federal Reserve Rate Cut.” The days preceding a rate cut offered a dramatic, will-they-or-won’t-they speculation regarding the Fed’s potential next move. Now that the rate has been cut 25 basis points, there’s a great uncertainty to what comes next.