With the market pricing in near certainty of a June rate hike despite the Fed's tacit warning that it would like to see evidence the recent economic slowdown is over, a recurring question among trading desks is why aren't long-dated bonds selling off
I like mom and pop family owned restaurants, and local craft breweries, two businesses that are currently doing great in America. Giant corporations, on the other hand, are legally bound to the government, which causes most of the corruption in the
"Progressive" is often a word we hear bandied about to describe very destructive things.
If you want to permanently fix America's economy, there really is no other choice. Even before Ron Paul's rallying cry of "End The Fed" shook America during the peak of the Tea Party movement, I was a huge advocate of shutting down the Feder
J.P. Morgan is offering regional banks some interesting advice: Partner Up as U.S. Deposit Drain Looms.
The Fed and most economists are convinced robust growth in consumer spending is just around the corner.
One month after we, and every other financial media, reported that US credit card debt had risen back over $1 trillion for the first time since January 2017....
Signals More Rate Hikes Ahead
With the Fed set to begin its latest 2-day meeting (no rate hike is expected), S&P futures are little changed with European and Asian stocks higher after the VIX dropped to a 10 year low and the Nasdaq rose to record highs, sending the MSCI All-Count
The market is increasingly convinced the Fed will hike in June, even as the economic data sinks.
The Fed likes to brag about the "We saved the world" recovery.
Nothing says sell bonds like the worst quarterly growth for a Fed rate hike since 1980...
There is an old saying that one should never talk about politics or religion. I think that is just a way to make sure people don't talk about anything productive or eye opening.
Sebastian Mallaby is the Paul A. Volcker Senior Fellow for International Economic Relations at the Council on Foreign Relations. One can be sure, then, that his new comprehensive book, The Man Who Knew: The Life and Times of Alan Greenspan, reflects
Reader Bob wants to know if the Fed can keep various bubbles levitated forever. Here is his specific question followed by my response.
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.
Excess reserves of depository institutions peaked at $2.7 trillion in August of 2014.
I just read an article from what the mainstream considers a reputable source of news, the New York Times. The article talked all about monetary policy and didn't say a thing about the real world.
From 1776 through 2007, the US issued just over $9 trillion in US Treasury debt to pay for stuff which "we" wanted but "we" were unwilling to tax ourselves to pay for.
Richmond Federal Reserve President Jeffrey Lacker resigned on Tuesday after admitting that he may have disclosed confidential information about Fed policy options to a Wall Street analyst in 2012.
$1 Million In Cash...DISCLAIMER: this essay was written in the spirit of April Fool's Day. Authored by Charles Hugh-Smith via OfTwoMinds blog, The basic idea is that giving each household, regardless of wealth or income, $1 million each will spur
Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said the primary reason for raising interest rates in March was a simple one: the central bank is confident in a steadily improving economy.
The Federal Reserve's preferred measure of inflation hit its 2% target for the first time in nearly five years, according to Department of Commerce data.
Not everyone is a fan of the Federal Reserve System or any of its chairmen.
Trump signaled support for measure during campaign
LEGISLATIVE PROPOSALS FOR FOSTERING TRANSPARENCY - FULL HOUSE COMMITTEE ON OVERSIGHT AND GOVERNMENT REFORM HEARING DATE: MARCH 23, 2017 10:30 AM EDT
schedule to speed the arrival of the "Trump crash".(Natural News) On Wednesday, March 15, the Federal Reserve announced it had raised its benchmark interest rate by a quarter point - a move likely to have noticeable effects on the economy,
During the last 129 months, the Fed has held 86 meetings. On 83 of those occasions it either cut rates or left them unchanged.
Somebody is lying about spying on Donald Trump.
Has the Federal Reserve gone completely insane?