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Category Archives: Monetary Policy Statement

World Stocks Hit 4th Consecutive Record High, Bonds Rise On ECB QE Report

World stocks rose to a 4th consecutive record highs, while the dollar headed for its worst week; U.S. stock-index futures are steady, with European and Asian stocks higher ahead of much anticipated US inflation data, which is expected to give cues on the outlook for the Federal Reserve’s interest rates. MSCI’s all world equity index […]

Janet Yellen’s “Fedspeak” Translated

Submitted by Paul-Martin Foss via The Carl Menger Center, For those of you who don’t want to take the time reading through the ponderous 7000-word transcript of yesterday’s FOMC press conference, we bring you the shorter Janet Yellen, translated from Fedspeak into plain English. Enjoy! YELLEN: Good morning. I realize that everyone in this room […]

Shaping the Investment Climate and the Dollar Trade

There are two events this week that will shape the investment climate potentially for the rest of the year.  The first is the Bank of England meeting. The following day is the US employment report.     Both events take on added significance.  The Bank of England enters a new era.  The Monetary Policy Committee […]

Shaping the Investment Climate and the Dollar Trade

There are two events this week that will shape the investment climate potentially for the rest of the year.  The first is the Bank of England meeting. The following day is the US employment report.     Both events take on added significance.  The Bank of England enters a new era.  The Monetary Policy Committee […]

Fed “Accidentally” Released Dovish Confidential Market-Moving Forecasts, Blames “Glitch”

First The ‘unaudited’ Fed leaks its FOMC minutes. Then they leak ‘inside-information’ to Nikkei’s latest addition, Medley Global advisors (and remain “above the law” with regard consequences. And now, The Fed admits it leaked full blown confidential economic projections (due to a code glitch), whose summary assessment is shown below as per the leaked file. […]

Gold on Track for Second Weekly Rise

Gold is on track for its second weekly rise aided by a softer dollar, the Greek debt debacle and the U.S. Federal Reserve chairperson, Janet Yellen’s, dovish comments from this week’s monetary policy statement. Gold in USD – 1 Week The Fed said yesterday that a rate hike would come only after further improvement in […]

Greek Contagion Abyss Looms – Wealth Preservation Strategies

Greek Contagion Abyss Looms – Wealth Preservation Strategies Greece, EU and Banks Staring Into Abyss Markets Are “Irrationally Exuberant” – Gods Punish Hubris  “Invisible Hand” Propping Up Sanguine Markets Short Term Considerations Long Term Considerations Best Case Outcomes Worst Case Outcomes Wealth Preservation Strategies We are here, staring into the abyss. The greatest monetary experiment […]

What is Driving the Dollar?

There is a high degree of uncertainty in the global markets.   How deep into negative territory can nominal bond yields fall?  Has oil bottomed?  Are deflationary forces deepening? Will Greece remain within EMU, will the monetary union be stronger or weaker, as a result?   Returning to basics may be helpful in providing a […]

ZeroHedge: Market Wrap: Chinese Stocks Crash As Financials Suffer Record Drop; Commodities Resume Decline; US Closed

Be prepared for the next great transfer of wealth. Buy physical silver and storable food. For all those who alleged the Chinese stock move in recent months, was nothing but another investing mania, i.e., bubble, benefiting a select few, because as we showed in July, unlike the US where 70% of household wealth is in […]

ZeroHedge: BTFTripleD Algos Engage: Futures Rebound Following Third Japnese Recession

Be prepared for the next great transfer of wealth. Buy physical silver and storable food. Perhaps the biggest shock following last night’s completely expected and very predictable (previewed here over a month ago) Japanese slide into triple- (actually make that quadruple) dip recession, is that it took the BTFTripleDip recession algos as long as they […]