Clarity. Simplicity. Elegance. These fundamentals are all in short supply.
While the rest of the world is distracted by the plummeting unemployment rates and trade deal hype, a funny (well not so funny) thing happened in the short-term funding markets in the world's reserve currency.
"There is no means of avoiding the final collapse of a boom brought about by credit expansion.
Last week we first noted that something unexpected has been going on in overnight funding markets: ever since March 20, the Effective Fed Funds rate has been trading above the IOER.
We have become accustomed to the miraculous economic data 'surprises' that are propagandized out of China month after month - not too hot, not too cold, but just right - but in the latest US GDP data, as MarketWatch's Greg Robb investigates, mystery
Trump has already exerted more influence over one institution than any other president in over 100 years -- the Federal Reserve.
FF/IOER spread widening signaling potential Dollar funding/liquidity/shortage issues
Since its peak into year-end, VIX has collapsed from over 36 to almost a 10 handle last Thursday as The Fed's flip-flop re-energized the sell-vol-at-all-costs trade that has become the bread-and-butter of so many of newly-minted 'gurus' in this marke
Analysis of the federal reserve balance sheet as of Feb 2007
FEDERAL RESERVE statistical releaseEntered By: Robert Lee
Josh Sigurdson talks with WAM contributor Tim Picciott about the latest comments from Donald Trump regarding the Federal Reserve.
WAM Contributor and CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER (TM) Tim Picciott breaks down Larry Kudlow's statement that interest rates will never be raised again during his lifetime!
In the Hoisington First Quarter Review, Lacy Hunt blasts MMT as "self-perpetuating" inflation.
Less than six months ago, the 'smartest men (and women we are sure) in the room' at Goldman Sachs' prestigious economics department were in full hawktard mode – forecasting four rate-hikes in 2019, providing cover for a desperate-to-get-back-
Remember what you're told by The Fed - 2% inflation per annum is 'stable prices'...
Trump's proposed nominee to the seven-member Federal Reserve board, Stephen Moore, is planning to challenge the status quo at the US central bank, at a time when it needs continuity and stability the most.
FOMC minutes show greater risks to the U.S. economy from the global growth slowdown and muted inflation readings.
Past Presidents have taken orders on whom to appoint to the Federal Reserve. However, Trump is bucking tradition and is determined to appoint who he wants to serve. This is setting up a real power struggle between the President and the Federal Reserv
Before my blockchain career, I had a brief stint as a famous economic pundit thanks to a viral cartoon criticizing the Federal Reserve's Quantitative Easing program.
If you want to know had badly Keynesian central banking has corrupted the financial discourse, just check into the current PC sensation of the week.
The Federal Reserve is out of control, acting in ways and with powers that were never explicitly granted by Congress...
Before any Fed officials get the idea that Friday's stronger-than-expected headline jobs number (which, as we pointed out, actually masked signs of pervasive weakness in employment in wage growth) might justify raising interest rates again in the not
Unwilling (or unable) to let the Mueller probe die its long-overdue death, the New York Times on Thursday published a front-page story casting doubt on AG William Barr's summary of the report's conclusions, citing an undisclosed number of anonymous s
March 11-- Last night, the current high priest of money printing, asset bubbles and inequality, Jerome Powell, appeared on 60 Minutes. Interviewer Scott Pelley mentioned the fact that such discussions are rare and noted the last time a Fed head appea
I thought we had pretty much heard the last of Herman Cain. Apparently not.
In the spring of 1692, an energetic young Scotsman named John Campbell started a new business in central London. Campbell was a goldsmith, and his business sold jewelry and other crafted metals like plates and silverware.
Those who own stocks and housing now will continue getting richer, those who don't will be priced out of these markets.
A corrupt monetary system must infuse corruption throughout the entire society. America's monetary system run by the Federal Reserve, which is a Congressionally-created monopoly that has the power to create money out-of-thin-air, is the poster boy of
Those who own stocks and housing now will continue getting richer, those who don't will be priced out of these markets. A classified Federal Reserve memo sheds new light on the Fed's confidence in its control of the economy and the stock and housi
Fed Presidents are a real treat if you want someone to make fun of. Unfortunately, there are real-world implications.