Category: Fed’s

The Fed’s Dollar Debasement Is Spit-Roasting Millennials
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The Fed’s Dollar Debasement Is Spit-Roasting Millennials

Tech stocks, spot gold, and bond prices continue to rise as the Fed wraps its two-day meeting Wednesday. Goldman Sachs expects the weaker dollar to bring $300 billion in foreign investment to the U.S. equities market – and tech stocks especially. While Trump walls off U.S. jobs from fleeing offshore, the monetary-fiscal regime is selling…

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The Fed’s Housing Market Survey Has Never Looked This Bearish
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The Fed’s Housing Market Survey Has Never Looked This Bearish

The Federal Reserve’s Survey of Consumer Expectations shows a deterioration in Americans’ view of the economy. For the first time since the financial crisis, respondents expect home values to flat-line over the next year. Listing prices are down across several major metro regions. The Federal Reserve’s monthly survey of consumer expectations has painted a bleak…

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The Dow Is Surging – And the Fed’s Stunning Confession Explains Why
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The Dow Is Surging – And the Fed’s Stunning Confession Explains Why

The Dow Jones surged on Wednesday despite a miserable first-quarter GDP reading. Fed Chair Jerome Powell made the stunning admission that central bank actions were supporting financial markets. Coronavirus treatment optimism boosted sentiment as Gilead Sciences and Dr. Anthony Fauci voiced optimism about the remdesivir drug. The stock market shrugged off a miserable first-quarter GDP…

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Fed’s Crazy Rate Cut Creates One Big Stock Market Casualty
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Fed’s Crazy Rate Cut Creates One Big Stock Market Casualty

The Federal Reserve enacted an emergency rate cut Tuesday morning, triggering a volatile pump-and-dump in the stock market. Bank stocks were disproportionately affected over fears that plunging interest rates would eat away at margins. Rates are destined to return to zero so you shouldn’t believe the Fed when it tells you the economy is “strong.”…

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The Fed’s Repo Problems are Only Beginning as the Biggest Bubble in History Looks Ready to Pop
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The Fed’s Repo Problems are Only Beginning as the Biggest Bubble in History Looks Ready to Pop

What’s driving the Fed’s interventions in the repo markets? $500 billion in fresh liquidity is coming over the next month. Major bank failures on the horizon. The Fed just held another oversubscribed repo swap on Monday.  Banks offered more than $54 billion in Treasuries and mortgage-backed securities against a $50 billion limit. The rates paid…

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Fed’s Bullard Deflates Stock Market’s Hope of Early Rate Cut
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Fed’s Bullard Deflates Stock Market’s Hope of Early Rate Cut

Stock market investors can forget about an emergency Fed session to cut rates early, but policymakers are paying attention. | Source: ShutterstockBy CCN Markets: If you were hoping that the Federal Reserve would commission an urgent gathering to discuss the fate of interest rates and save the stock market, you’re out of luck. James Bullard,…

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