Telegraph writer Ambrose Evans-Pritchard says the Fed risks repeating Lehman blunder as US recession storm gathers.
Donald Trump recently blasted the Federal Reserve for affecting the economy to influence the presidential election in favor of Hillary. I'll take it one step further, the Federal reserve has been affecting EVERYONE since the monstrosity was birthed
Citigroup Inc. on Tuesday posed an unspeakable question: will a political storm sweep Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen after the election that will force her to quit before her term ends in February 2018?
Last week, we shared with readers a fascinating presentation that Bridgewater's Ray Dalio made to NY Fed staffers at the 40th Annual Central Banking Seminar held on Wednesday, October 5, 2016.
Currently economists and market watchers roughly fall into two camps: Those who believe that the Federal Reserve must begin raising interest rates now so that it will have enough rate cutting firepower to fight the next recession, and those who belie
Six years of Fed & Wall Street hype come home to roost
The stock market - where shares in profit-making companies are exchanged - went up again on Friday. Does this mean the outlook for making money is improving? Does this presage higher dividends for the stockholders? What, exactly, do investors exp
In mid-August, when the market was enjoying its low-volatility grind higher, we observed that one of the biggest bears in the hedge fund industry, Crispin Odey, was having a bad year, with his hedge fund sinking some 30% through the end of July. Sinc
Now that's more like it.
Jesse Felder published an incisive bubble finance chart over the weekend.
Who's the Bigger Fraud?
The massive fraud committed by Wells Fargo bank employees against their customers -- opening up bogus accounts to siphon off money, etc -- will no doubt result in a whole new round of banking regulations. But what about the biggest fraudster of them
The Wells Fargo bank account scandal took center stage in the news last week and in all likelihood will continue to make headlines for many weeks to come. What Wells Fargo employees did in opening bank accounts without customers' authorization was ob
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Yes, The Fed Really Is Monetizing Government Debt
The Fed's core policies of 2% inflation and 0% interest rates are kicking the economic stuffings out of Flyover America.
'Crazies' Will Undermine the U.S. System … Former Fed chief doesn't spell out whom he is referring to Says economic and political environment is worst he's seen … Former Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan voiced concern that the U.
Over the past year we have seen numerous occasions where regional Fed diffusion indexes posted a headline rebound despite all their components deteriorating. Today was one such day, when moments ago the NY Fed released the Empire State Mfg Survey, wh
Trump Says Janet Yellen Is Keeping Interest Rates Low So President Obama Can Play Golf … After months of surprising restraint, Donald Trump has finally started spewing conspiracy theories about the Federal Reserve. -Slate
The central banks have gone so far off the deep-end with financial price manipulation that it is only a matter of time before some astute politician comes after them with all barrels blasting.
Thanks to massive stimulus that the Fed can never seem to unwind despite promising to do so for years, the Corporate Bond Deluge Rolls and Leverage Soars to New Heights.
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In her recent address at the Jackson Hole monetary policy conference, Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen suggested that the Federal Reserve would raise interest rates by the end of the year. Markets reacted favorably to Yellen's suggested rate incr
The first Tulips were brought over from Istanbul (then known as Constantinople) by a horticulturalist named Carolus Clusius in 1593.
A rally in gold prices happened on Friday after Janet Yellen's hint at a potential US rate hike in September. During the economic symposium at Jackson Hole, Wyoming, the US Federal Reserve Chair said the case for raising interest rates was gaining
The Federal Reserve admits it needs Another $4 Trillion In QE To Offset An "Economic Shock" ? Will this be the "Houdini act" to offset an economic shock? American financial analyst,stockbroker, author, CEO and chief global strategist of Euro
The Federal Reserve meeting at Jackson Hole has been covered by the mainstream media in ways that gave the impression that policy discussions were a kind of theoretical exercise.
Would Another $4 Trillion In QE Work?
Gregory Mannarino of TradersChoice.net has previously warned that when the global debt bubble bursts it could lead to the deaths of millions upon millions of people on a worldwide scale.
Yellen's speech today in Jackson Hole shows a Fed that appears desperate to hike rates. Why?