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Category Archives: Monetary Policy

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 […]

Chaos Coming To A Market Near You This Summer

wallstreetexaminer.com / by Lee Adler via The Daily Reckoning / April 18, 2017 This post Chaos Coming To A Market Near You This Summer appeared first on Daily Reckoning. [This post is from Lee Adler. To find out more about his work – visit Wall Street Examiner by clicking HERE.] This month the Fed is adding $23.4 billion in cash […]

Ron Paul Rages “The Federal Reserve Is, and Always Has Been, Politicized”

Authored by Ron Paul via The Ron Paul Institute for Peace and Prosperity, Audit the Fed recently took a step closer to becoming law, when it was favorably reported by the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform. This means the House could vote on the bill at any time. The bill passed by voice […]

“Hell To Pay”

Authored by Economic Prism's MN Gordon, via Acting-Man.com, Behind the Curve Economic nonsense comes a dime a dozen.  For example, Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen “think(s) we have a healthy economy now.”  She even told the University of Michigan’s Ford School of Public Policy so earlier this week.  Does she know what she’s talking about?   Somehow, […]

Fake News From The Fed

Authored by Bill Bonner via InternationalMan.com, What you see in the media is mostly “fake news.” Reuters had this story recently: Most Federal Reserve policymakers think the central bank should take steps to begin trimming its $4.5 trillion balance sheet later this year as long as the economic data holds up, minutes from their last […]

Turkish Referendum Full Preview

This Sunday, Turkey will vote in a hotly contested referendum on the presidential system, whose outcome could place sweeping new powers in the hands of President Tayyip Erdogan and herald the most radical change to the country’s political system in its modern history. The package of 18 amendments would abolish the office of prime minister […]

Bill Blain “Can’t Figure Out What Is Keeping Stocks So Buoyant?”

Authored by Mint Partners' Bill Blain, “For what shall it profit a man if he gain the whole world and suffer the loss of his soul?” As we roll into the long Easter weekend, markets look distracted by a whole bunch of contradictory bluster. We’ve got the tensions over Syria and Korea, the Turkey vote, […]

The Federal Reserve’s Stock-Market Supernova

The following article by David Haggith was published on The Great Recession Blog: During the first several years of the Fed’s “recovery” program, bankers denied that banks were the primary drivers of the stock market bull. Then, a little over a year ago, the Fed’s Richard Fisher confessed what everyone in the alternative financial media already knew — the nation’s central bank was “front-running the stock […]

Rajan Warns “The Fundamental Problems Of The Financial Crisis Are Still With Us”

Authored by Christof Gisiger via Finanz Und Wirtschaft, Raghuram Rajan, Professor of Finance at the University of Chicago and former governor of the Reserve Bank of India, warns of more turmoil ahead if the developed world fails to adapt to the fundamental forces of global change. It is a pivotal moment on the eve of […]

Fed’s Kaplan Warns Trump “US Too Levered To Use Debt For Growth”

Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas President Robert Kaplan had lots to say this morning that, for now, the market has chosen to ignore. He warned “we are highly leveraged” implicitly warning President Trump that the country’s ability to boost growth through debt is limited.   Speaking in Fort Worth, Texas, Kaplan said today that general […]