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Category Archives: interest rate

Fed’s Massive QE is Ending – Here Comes the Boom! By Michael Carino

The Federal Reserve has manipulated bond prices for the last 10 years.  Yields in the US and abroad are lower now than during the Great Depression – a period in time that could justify such low yields.  For those with short memories, bond markets are more expensive than before and right after the financial crisis […]

The Middle Class Is Being Destroyed: Now Only 25 Percent Of All Americans Have $10,000 Or More In Savings

We just got more evidence that the middle class is being systematically eviscerated.  According to a GOBankingRates survey that was just released, more than half the country has less than $1,000 in savings.  So in the event of a major economic disaster of some kind, over 50 percent of the nation is going to be […]

Hillary Almost Proposed ‘A Universal Basic Income’ In 2016, And The Idea Is Catching Fire Among Grassroots Democrats

Should you get free money from the U.S. government every month simply for being alive?  That may sound like a crazy idea to many of us, but the truth is that this will likely be one of the biggest political issues in the 2020 presidential election.  At this point, 40 percent of all Americans already […]

Debt Nightmare: Does Anyone Actually Care That Our Exploding National Debt Is Destroying Our Future?

When will America finally wake up?  The borrower is the servant of the lender, and we now have a colossal 20 trillion dollar chain around our collective ankles.  We have willingly enslaved ourselves, our children and our grandchildren, and yet our addiction is so insatiable that we continue to add more than 100 million dollars […]

4 Reasons Why “Gold Has Entered A New Bull Market” – Schroders

– 4 reasons why “gold has entered a new bull market” – Schroders– Market complacency is key to gold bull market say Schroders– Investors are currently pricing in the most benign risk environment in history as seen in the VIX– History shows gold has the potential to perform very well in periods of stock market weakness (see […]

US Existing Home Sales Decline 1.3% In July To Lowest Level in 11 Months (High Prices And Low Inventory)

wallstreetexaminer.com / by Anthony B Sanders / August 24, 2017 According to the National Association of Realtors,  existing home sales fell 1.3% in July. This is the lowest sales figure in 11 months. But what is noticeable is the rise in median existing home prices (zooming upwards) relative to inventory (low). Sprinkle in The Fed’s zero interest rate policy and […]

The Truman Show Markets

Via Global Macro Monitor, We have finally made the time to more closely review the release of last week’s Fed minutes from the July 25-26 meeting.   We kind of like what we see. Debate Breaking Out Among FOMC Members? A debate appears to breaking out between members and staff of the Federal Reserve’s FOMC about […]

Did you see this unbelievable front page news?

Via The Daily Bell Sovereign Valley Farm, Chile A few weeks ago the Board of Trustees of Social Security sent a formal letter to the United States Senate and House of Representatives to issue a dire warning: Social Security is running out of money. Given that tens of millions of Americans depend on this public pension program […]

“It’s Time For Markets To Catch On” – Central Bankers Warn ‘Investors Are Too Complacent’

Authored by Lena Komileva, originally posted at The Financial Times, The US Federal Reserve raised rates for the third time in six months in June, even though inflation had stayed below its 2 per cent target for much of the past decade. Why? The justification lies with the return to “economic normalisation” (a more normal […]

BofA: “The Longer This Continues, The More The Current Regime Echoes 2004-2007”

There is no getting away from it: in what has become a long-running tradition, every day brings a new explanation (or at least attempt) to the current low-vol regime from a major bank, and today it was (again) Bank of America’s turn to explain why the VIX, and cross asset vol in general, both continue […]