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Category Archives: Janet Yellen

From ‘Definitely Transitory’ to ‘Imperfect Understanding’ In One Press Conference

wallstreetexaminer.com / by Jeffrey P. Snider / December 26, 2017 This is a syndicated repost courtesy of Alhambra Investments. To view original, click here. Reposted with permission. When Janet Yellen spoke at her regular press conference following the FOMC decision in September 2017 to begin reducing the Fed’s balance sheet, the Chairman was forced to acknowledge that while the […]

What Will Drive The Next Oil Price Crash?

Authored by Tsvetana Paraskova via OilPrice.com, As we roll into 2018, analysts and investors are more optimistic that the oil market will further tighten next year and support higher oil prices, but rising U.S. shale production will likely cap any significant price gains. On the demand side, expectations are that global economic growth will support […]

Yellen’s December 2017 Press Conference and Gold

sunshineprofits.com / ARKADIUSZ SIEROŃ / DECEMBER 19, 2017 The latest FOMC meeting was accompanied by Janet Yellen’s press conference. Let’s analyze the implications of her remarks for the gold market. Solid Growth, Strong Labor Market, and Subdued Inflation In her opening remarks, Yellen noted that economic activity has been solid recently, the labor market has been strong, but inflation […]

The Flattening US “Yield Curve”? NIRP Refugees Did it

wolfstreet.com / by Wolf Richter / Dec 14, 2017  Sez Fitch & Yellen US Treasury securities are doing something that is worrying a lot of folks, including Fed Chair Janet Yellen: While short-term yields are rising in line with the Fed’s hikes of its target range for the federal funds rate, longer-term yield have done the opposite: they’ve been […]

Watch Live: Janet Yellen’s Last FOMC Press Conference

Grab your handkerchief, it’s gonna be a tear-jerker. Having managed to get through her term as Fed Chair without a ‘crisis’, unlike her three previous colleagues, it would appear Janet Yellen has managed to jump ship at the perfect time. Will she leave her last press conference with a ‘hanging chad’ of uncertainty about extreme […]

Jerome Powell vs. Janet Yellen

sunshineprofits.com / ARKADIUSZ SIEROŃ / DECEMBER 8, 2017 As expected, Donald Trump nominated Jerome Powell as the next Federal Reserve Chair. He is often perceived as a merely Republican version of Yellen. But is that really the case? Let’s analyze in a more detailed way what impact on gold Powell’s term as the head of the U.S. central bank […]

Yellen’s Last Testimony before Congress and Gold

sunshineprofits.com / ARKADIUSZ SIEROŃ / NOVEMBER 30, 2017 Yesterday, Yellen testified before the U.S. Congress. What do her remarks mean for the gold market? On Wednesday, Janet Yellen, still the Federal Reserve Chair, testified before the Joint Economic Committee. Given that Powell will replace her as Fed chief, it was Yellen’s last testimony before Congress. Her prepared remarks were upbeat […]

Stockman: “Bitcoin Is The Poster-Boy For An Unhinged Financial System”

Authored by David Stockman via Contra Corner blog, The lemmings are now in full stampede toward the cliffs. You can literally hear the cold waters churning, foaming and crashing on the boulders far below. From bitcoin to Amazon, the financials, the Russell 2000 and most everything else in between, the casinos are digesting no information except the price […]

Did Janet Yellen Just Recommend Buying Bitcoin

zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden / 29, 2017 12:58 PM Janet Yellen’s last semi-annual testimony before Congress as Fed Chair has just concluded, and as usual it was filled with long-winded platitudes, which were enough to make the blood of anyone actually listening to her slow-motion drawl, come to a boil. For one, Yellen’s hypocrisy hit bitcoinian levels when she […]

Watch Live: Janet Yellen Makes Final Appearance Before Congress

With only three weeks left until her final meeting as chairwoman of the FOMC, Fed Chairwoman Janet Yellen today will make what's expected to be her final appearance before Congress when she delivers testimony to the Joint Economic Committee. The Fed was already widely expected to raise interest rates next month, but in case there […]