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Category Archives: Rate Hike

Roll Out The Barrel: Real Personal Spending Lowest Since September 2009 As Fed Rate Hike Probability Hits 82% / by Anthony B. Sanders via Confounded Interest / March 1, 2017 Today’s economic news feed should be of interest to the The Federal Reserve. Core Personal Consumption Expenditures (sans food and energy) for January were +0.3% MoM and +1.7% YoY, below The Fed’s target inflation rate of +2.0%. Of particular note is Real Personal Spending for January […]

Pressure: “Culpable For Our Bubble Economy And Trying To Shift Blame Before A Collapse”

This article was written by Brandon Smith and originally published at Editor’s Comment: What goes up must come down. This action has been planned for sometime. It is clear that the Federal Reserve pushed the QE liquidity bubble to its absolute extremes during the Obama years, knowing all along that it would simply raise […]

FOMC Minute Hint At Hike “Fairly Soon”, But Warn Trump Policies May “Not Materialize”, VIX Too Low / by Tyler Durden / Feb 22, 2017 2:03 PM March rate hike odds are unchanged (below 40%) and the yield curve has flattened since The Fed’s February statement (despite heavy jawboning and higher inflation data) and so the Minutes were expected to help ease the markets to not be surprised. And they were…MANY FED OFFICIALS SAW […]

Outlook: Gold and Silver Investors Will Look Mighty Smart in 2017 / by Peter Krauth via Money Morning / January 12, 2017 I’ll be blunt: This is the perfect time to lay into ample supplies of gold and silver. I think that, here at the start of 2017, we’re on the cusp of a good strong bull run for both metals. After a frustrating second half of 2016, I […]

Bigger Crash Coming: “Scale of the Final Stage of Collapse Will Be Truly Unprecedented”

This article was written by Brandon Smith and first published at Brandon’s site is Editor’s Comment: The system is taking advantage of the public’s naivety, and its false hope in the latest stock bubbles. The truth is that the underlying factors are tipping towards disaster; the real economy is grinding to a halt, […]

Trump to Collapse the Dollar in 2017? Analyst Sees “Economic Crisis Coming”

The demise of the dollar and the collapse of the economy could impact us in a big way during 2017, or in the near future. For better or worse, the age of Trump could soon become synonymous with financial crisis on a scale that has never before been seen. The system is looking for a […]

“Whole of Global Economy Could Be in Shambles”: Fed-Initiated Crisis Looms Over Trump Presidency

This article was written by Brandon Smith and published at his site. Editor’s Comment: This confrontation between the Federal Reserve and Donald Trump – painted as a populist outsider willing to destabilize the system – has been brewing for sometime. SHTF has reported many times on the double game of timing rate hikes to […]

What a Coincidence / BY JARED DILLIAN / DECEMBER 15, 2016 The fed funds target is now 0.50%–0.75%.1 Hooray! The Fed is finally, after eight years, normalizing interest rates. The timing is awfully interesting, though—what a coincidence that the rate hike comes right after the election! If they had hiked before the election, they could have affected the outcome […]

“Higher Rates, More Painful”: The Fed Plans Constant Interest Rate Hikes For Trump’s Presidency

This article was written by Michael Snyder and originally published at his Economic Collapse blog. Editor’s Comment: After all the discussion – for years now – about what this will mean for the economy, one just hopes they know what they’re doing. The mainstream economy has been seriously drained and deprive of life blood for […]

Is The World About To Hurtle Into Another Period Of Massive Financial Instability? / December 13, 2016 Ahead of this week’s FOMC announcement, the world awaits the next round of market chaos. Here is what Peter Boockvar wrote today as the world awaits the FOMC’s decision:  A new political regime took hold on November 8th and tomorrow we’ll see if there is any acknowledgement of that from the FOMC and whether […]