(Reuters) – The message is sinking in – economies of the rich world face super-easy money far into the future and central banks are now convinced it’s the least of all policy evils. Despite rumblings of dissent about the financial…Continue Reading →
Reuters new web product, Counterparties, may be the best news source on econmics and markets. http://counterparties.com/ My pick of todays posts at counterparties is: http://www.newyorker.com/online/blogs/johncassidy/2013/11/inequality-and-growth-what-do-we-know.html
With the Fed being the story, an unchanging story, on what are market participants going to base their get-out of stocks signals? This is going to get more interesting.
Over the past year we have mentioned a plan to offer some type of subscription service for our programs. Yesterday this goal was enabled as one of our technical trading programs was offered by Striker Securities. This program is what…Continue Reading →
The approach of trying to cure an easy money induced program with more easy money will by definition end badly. In the mean time we all have a front row seat as this plays out. Below is an outstanding overview…Continue Reading →
Why do we even watch the charade today? We all know Janet Yellen is going to try and follow the Bernanke program after she is confirmed. But it really doesn’t matter, the interest rate and currency markets, free markets no less,…Continue Reading →
Finally an apology and explanation from a former FED official. Opening paragraph of the WSJ article here: Andrew Huszar Nov. 11, 2013 7:00 p.m. ET I can only say: I’m sorry, America. As a former Federal Reserve official, I was responsible…Continue Reading →
Over the almost six years since we started this blog and website we have watched our reader statististics, ie the number of blog views versus a 100 day average. Like all things they go up and down and actually do…Continue Reading →
Dollar and T-Bond prices are pointing out a big risk, that risk is that those two markets could take interest rate policy out of the hands of the Fed. There is no question that Ben and the Fed will do…Continue Reading →
The stock price of Twitter is probably irrelevant to the big picture. What is relevant is the way it will be of used to broadcast the actions of the FED and market players in a precarious stock market.