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SHTFplan: The Fed Will Continue To Hike Interest Rates Despite Criticism

Prepare yourself. Buy physical silver and storable food. The Federal Reserve has indicated that they will continue to hike up interest rates in spite of criticism from president Donald Trump and others who see the hike as damaging to the economy.  The Feds officials are dedicated to the belief that rising rates will contribute to […]

SHTFplan: Peter Schiff: ‘We Will Have Inflation And Recession At The Same Time’

Prepare yourself. Buy physical silver and storable food. Peter Schiff, who accurately predicted the 2008 financial crisis has said in a recent podcast that the Federal Reserve is going to let the “inflation genie out of the bottle.”  And Schiff says this warning comes directly from the Fed’s own chairman, Jerome Powell. In his podcast […]

New Fed Chairman Will Trigger A Historic Stock Market Crash In 2018

This report was originally published by Brandon Smith at Ever since the credit and equities crash of 2008, Americans have been bombarded relentlessly with the narrative that our economy is “in recovery”. For some people, simply hearing this ad nauseam is enough to stave off any concerns they may have for the economy. For […]

Central Banks Will Let The Next Crash Happen

This report was originally published by Brandon Smith at If you have been following the public commentary from central banks around the world the past few months, you know that there has been a considerable change in tone compared to the last several years. For example, officials at the European Central Bank are hinting at […]

Why Core Inflation is Rising & What it Means for Fed Rate Hikes / by Wolf Richter / Nov 15, 2017 Yellen was right to brush off “transitory” factors of “low” inflation. Consumer prices, as measured by CPI for October, rose 2.0% year-over-year. A month ago, CPI increased 2.2%. The Fed’s inflation target is 2%, but it doesn’t use CPI, or even “Core CPI” – which excludes the volatile food and […]

Asian Metals Market Update: June-01-2017 / By: Chintan Karnani, Insignia Consultants / 1 June 2017 Factors which can affect markets There are a lot of economic data releases today. There is even the US weekly crude oil inventory today. The next two days are make or break days for metals and energies. Either they rise or there will be a big […]

Goldman Turns Less Confident On June, September Rate Hikes / by Tyler Durden / May 16, 2017 9:07 AM Following disappointing CPI prints for two months in a row, even such stalwart believers in the Fed’s tightening cycle as Goldman Sachs (recall Hatzius warned recently that the Fed may need to “shock” markets to tighten monetary conditions in light of the S&P relentless grind higher despite rising […]

Kansas City Fed says Rate Hikes “Necessary” as Weakness is “Transient”: June Rate Hike Odds Sink / Mike “Mish” Shedlock / April 18, 2017 Esther George, president and chief executive officer of the Kansas City Fed says Continuing With Rate Rises Is ‘Necessary’. She also claims weak economic data is “transient”. Meanwhile, the market increasingly believes the economy is weakening and rate hikes are less likely. Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City […]

Vague Fed Minutes on “Fairly Soon” Rate Hikes; Market Yawns; Robust Economy in Pictures / Mike “Mish” Shedlock / February 22, 2017 Fed Minutes of the FOMC Meeting suggest rate hikes are coming “fairly soon”. Let’s check out the market reaction and how mainstream media played up the minutes. FOMC Statement “In discussing the outlook for monetary policy over the period ahead, many participants expressed the view that it might […]

Five Rate Hikes This Year? / by Brian Maher via The Daily Reckoning / February 16, 2017 Janet Yellen’s announced plans to raise rates three times this year… But could she actually deliver five? A scandalous question no doubt. Three hikes are possible, and barely. Four’s over the top, and five is simply out of court. Five would kill the economy. So how do […]