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Category Archives: Federal Reserve System

Key Events In The Coming Week: FOMC Minutes, GDP, BOC, OPEC And More

The key highlights in the coming week are the Fed minutes, the Eurogroup meeting on Greece, the OPEC meeting and Bank of Canada rate decision. We also get GDP releases in the US, Eurozone, and UK, while a murder (or gaggle) of Fed speaker will highlight virtually every single day, starting with 4 today. Also […]

How To Stick It To Your Banker, The Fed, & The Whole Doggone Fiat Money System

Authored by EconomicPrism's MN Gordon via Acting-Man.com, Bernanke Redux Somehow, former Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke found time from his busy hedge fund advisory duties last week to tell his ex-employer how to do its job.  Namely, he recommended to his former cohorts at the Fed how much they should reduce the Fed’s balance sheet […]

Fed’s Evans To Market: We Are Right, You Are Wrong

The egotistical arrogance is disgusting… After years of (self-admitted) failure to achieve anything like a coin-flips accuracy in forecasting, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago President Charles Evans excl;aimed this morning (after US macro data collapsed to one year lows) that: “I think that our path is more likely to be the one that we actually […]

Goldman Asks If Yellen Has Lost Control Of The Market, Warns Of Fed “Policy Shock”

Just hours after the Fed’s March “dovish” rate hike, when stocks paradoxically surged to all time highs and yields tumbled, Goldman found something strange: “surprisingly, financial markets took the meeting as a large dovish surprise—the third-largest at an FOMC meeting since 2000 outside the financial crisis, based on the co-movement of different asset prices.” Even […]

Chris Whalen: “The Dollar Super-Cycle Ends”

Authored by Chris Whalen via InstitutionalRiskAnalyst.com, What do the US residential housing market, the stock market and the dollar all have in common?  All of these markets represent bubbles created and driven by the aggressive social engineering of the Federal Open Market Committee. We live in an age of asset bubbles rather than true economic  […]

FOMC Preview: Here Are The Possible Surprises In Today’s Statement

Today’s FOMC announcement at 2:00pm is expected to be mostly a non-event, and the only incremental information will be what is contained in the updated statement, which comes one month ahead of the Fed’s next expected rate hike in June. There will be no press conference and no update to the summary of economic projections. […]

Global Stocks Dip On Poor US Auto Sales, Apple Miss; Fed Decision On Deck

European, Asian stocks and S&P futures all fall as investors digested poor overnight news on Apple earnings and U.S. car sales, while the dollar rose in muted trading as investors contemplated chances of another rate hike next month ahead of today’s Federal Reserve statement. Europe’s Stoxx 600 fell from a 20 month high as traders […]

The Fed is Not Political, And I Have a Bridge To Sell You

Via The Daily Bell There is an old saying that one should never talk about politics or religion. I think that is just a way to make sure people don’t talk about anything productive or eye opening. And I think it is basically the same attitude that makes the New York Times tell us not […]

Is The Fed About To Drop The MOAB On Wall Street?

Authored by Michael Pento via PentoPort.com, Wall Street and our central bank are in for a rude awakening very soon! The idea that the US economy is on stable footing and about to experience a surge in growth is ridiculous. Hence, the consensus that the Fed can normalize interest rates and its balance sheet is […]

G. Edward Griffin: Exposing The Creature From Jekyll Island

Authored by Adam Taggart via PeakProsperity.com, G. Edward Griffin, the author of the seminal book on the formation of the Federal Reserve, The Creature of Jekyll Island, joins the podcast this week to add his perspective to our ongoing critical examination of the Fed and the impact its actions are having on society. Meeting Ed […]