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Category Archives: Fed Speak

Three Charts And The Path To Hyper-Monetization

Authored by Chris Hamilton via Econimica blog, Just three charts putting things in perspective… Chart #1:  three periods and four variables (total US energy consumption, 25-54yr/old US employees, federal debt, and federal funds rate %: 1950 to 1975 +43 quadrillion BTU's of energy consumption +15 million 25-54yr/old employees +$0.3 trillion federal debt 1975 to 2000 +19 quadrillion BTU's […]

S&P Futures Flat, Spain Rebounds, Nikkei Closes At 21 Year High

S&P500 futures point to a slightly lower open, as Asian stocks rise to trade near decade highs, with Japan’s Nikkei 225 closing at highest since 1996. European stocks are little changed, with Spanish shares gaining after Catalan President rows back from an immediate declaration of independence. MSCI's all-world stocks index briefly hit a fresh record […]

Oil Fireworks Unsettle Global Markets Ahead Of Payrolls Report

With all eyes on crude, following last night’s mini flash crash which sent WTI lower by 3% from just above $45 to under $43 in under 10 minutes, equity markets, generally quiet overnight, have taken on a secondary importance ahead of today’s key risk event, the April payrolls report (full preview here). In global equities, […]

Breslow: “Why Did Brainard Need To Remind Everyone That The Economy Had Suddenly Caught Pneumonia?”

By Richard Breslow, a former FX trader and fund manager who writes for Bloomberg. It seems clear in retrospect that Fed Governor Brainard’s speech yesterday was not aimed at investors. Rather, it was meant quite pointedly at her fellow voting members of the FOMC. After all, even with Fed speakers having been consistently hammering home […]

ZeroHedge: And An Even Louder Warning From Goldman: The “Yellen Call” Is Back And Will Limit Further Market Upside

Be prepared for the next great transfer of wealth. Buy physical silver and storable food. Last November, when the S&P was trading just north of 2000, Goldman’s Charles Himmelbrg revealed his first tactically bearish reason (even as the overall firm was rolling out a se to Top 6 bullish Trades 5 out of which were […]

ZeroHedge: The Interests Of A Government In Debt Are Not Aligned With The People

Be prepared for the next great transfer of wealth. Buy physical silver and storable food. Authored by Axel Merk via Merk Investments, Since the beginning of the year, the greenback has shown it's not almighty after all; and gold – the barbarous relic as some have called it – may be en vogue again? Where […]

ZeroHedge: Is the Fed Finally Coming Clean About Inflation?

Be prepared for the next great transfer of wealth. Buy physical silver and storable food. For years the Fed has been lying about inflation.   There are many methods of doing this, but the simplest was to use a “measure” of inflation that did not actually measure inflation at all.   This is the famous […]

ZeroHedge: Earnings Implosion Looms Amid The Illusion Of “Permanent Liquidity”

Be prepared for the next great transfer of wealth. Buy physical silver and storable food. Submitted by Lance Roberts via RealInvestmentAdvice.com, YELLEN IS YELLIN’ & THE MARKET’S ARE LISTENIN’ If you like volatility, you had to love this past week. After sliding 22 points on Tuesday, the market rebounded sharply on Wednesday, gave up those […]

ZeroHedge: Nomura’s Bob “The Bear” Janjuah: “The Question Is What Would Be Necessary For The Fed To Do QE Or NIRP”

Be prepared for the next great transfer of wealth. Buy physical silver and storable food. The latest from Nomura’s Bob “the bear” Janjuah Power of the Fed’s words waning? I wanted to update my two earlier notes from this year, published on 7 January (link) and 4 March (link). The two specific drivers for this […]

ZeroHedge: Deutsche Bank: “We Expect The S&P To Be Between 1925 To 2100 Until The Election”

Be prepared for the next great transfer of wealth. Buy physical silver and storable food. Deutsche Bank may have gotten the corporate bond QE from the ECB that it so desired (even if it means another drop in negative rates) even if that did not help its stock rebound anywhere near to pre-crash levels, and […]