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The Key Things To Look For In Today’s FOMC Minutes / by Tyler Durden / Oct 11, 2017 12:58 PM Looking at today’s scheduled release of Minutes from the September FOMC meeting (which at least according to one trader will be the “start of the market changeover process“), RanSquawk reminds us that the Federal Open Market Committee stood pat at the meeting, as expected. The Committee also announced that […]

Chris Whalen On The CDO-Redux & Inevitable “Catastrophic Systemic Risk Event” / by Chris Whalen via The Institutional Risk Analyst / Oct 1, 2017 5:20 PM “The great wheel of circulation is altogether different from the goods which are circulated by means of it. The revenue of the society consists altogether in those goods, and not in the wheel which circulates them” Adam Smith, 1811 This week […]

Stocks Hit New All Time High Just After Bullard Says “Valuations Are Stretched”

With the Fed finally admitting it is confused by the “mystery” of inflation, it has also become painfully clear how perplexed it is by the biggest asset bubble in history that the Fed and its central bank peers have blown. But don’t call it a humorless bubble. Case in point, on Wednesday afternoon, St. Louis […]

FX Traders Haven’t Been This Worried About An FOMC Meeting Since Last Year / by Tyler Durden / Sep 20, 2017 11:49 AM  While equity implied vols are compressed to record lows – what could possibly go wrong with unwinding a $4 trillion balance sheet? – it appears FX traders are a little less sanguine about the market’s reaction to today’s FOMC decision. READ MORE The post FX Traders Haven’t Been This […]

“Reading Between The Dots”: Is The Fed About To Admit The Market Was Right All Along

With the Fed set to unveil its first balance sheet reduction in modern history – an event that is largely priced in – what traders are far more interested in, is what will happen to the Fed’s “dots”, where consensus anticipates no move for the 2017 dot, while the 2018 and 2019 dots could shift […]

Stocks and Precious Metals Charts – FOMC Tomorrow – One Step Enough For Me / 19 SEPTEMBER 2017 “That’s just the way: a person does a low down thing, and then he don’t want to take no consequences of it. Thinks as long as he can hide it, it ain’t no disgrace.” Mark Twain, The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn “Beware the fury of a patient man.” John Dryden, Absalom and Achitopel […]

Full Preview Of Tomorrow’s “Historic” FOMC Meeting

It is virtually guaranteed that tomorrow the FOMC will make history by officially announcing the Fed’s plan to begin shrinking its balance sheet through the gradual phasing out of bond reinvestments, which however in a world in which other central banks continue to pump $125 billion per month, will hardly by noticed by markets at […]

July FOMC Minutes and Gold / ARKADIUSZ SIEROŃ / AUGUST 17, 2017 Yesterday, the minutes of the Federal Reserve’s July meeting were released. What do they say about the Fed’s stance and what do they mean for the gold market? How can we summarize the recent FOMC minutes? Well, the FOMC members agreed that “the labor market had continued to strengthen and […]

Global Equity Markets Mixed In Wake Of Dovish FOMC Minutes / by Jim Wyckoff via Money Morning / August 17, 2017 (Kitco News) – World stock markets were mixed in overnight trading Thursday. U.S. stock indexes are pointed toward weaker openings when the New York day session begins. Still, equities bulls are having the better week. There has been a perceived de-escalation in the U.S. and North Korea stand-off regarding […]

FOMC Minutes Signal Balance Sheet Normalization Begins In September, Most Saw Inflation Pick Up / by Tyler Durden / Aug 16, 2017 2:03 PM Since the July 26th ‘nothingburger’ FOMC statement, Nasdaq is down but bonds and bullion are higher as domestic politics and global war have trumped monetary machinations. All eyes in today’s Minutes will be on any mention of inflation and the balance sheet. The Fed sees inflation “picking up over […]