Diary of a Financier

Posts Tagged ‘Federal Reserve (Fed)’

Top Newsstuffs (January 9-15)

In Bookshelf on Sun 15 Jan 2017 at 05:53

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Top Newsstuffs (February 1-7)

In Bookshelf on Sun 7 Feb 2016 at 06:10

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Top Newsstuffs (January 11-17)

In Bookshelf on Sun 17 Jan 2016 at 05:41

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Top Newsstuffs (December 14-20)

In Bookshelf on Sun 20 Dec 2015 at 06:47

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Tightening has already occurred

In Economics on Mon 12 Oct 2015 at 14:36

If the strengthened USD, the rally in interest rates, and the underperformance of dividend income stocks aren’t enough evidence, LIBOR is sending a clear signal that a market-based tightening has already occurred. Read the rest of this entry »

What is Janet Yellen’s Fed thinking?

In Economics on Thu 24 Sep 2015 at 15:29

In addition to global economic entanglement (read: China I & II), Janet Yellen and the Fed’s decision to defer its first rate hike in 9-years must have considered market-derived signals that are troubling for the US growth outlook.  What’s more is that these indicators have reached levels that prompted Fed intervention (i.e. QEs & OT) in prior years… Read the rest of this entry »

Top Newsstuffs (September 14-20)

In Bookshelf on Sun 20 Sep 2015 at 05:34

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Top Newsstuffs (August 10-16)

In Bookshelf on Sun 16 Aug 2015 at 06:41

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Bull v. Bear: The economic deceleration is real this time

In Economics on Fri 17 Apr 2015 at 14:09

A combination of California port closures and record snowfalls in the Northeast have conspired to drag on 2015q1 economic data.  Recall that both matters were formidable headwinds a year ago as well, with 2014q1 GDP @ -2.1% saar.

A couple notes in regards to that comparison, which is an important gauge of 2015’s economic health:

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Top Newsstuffs (October 6-12)

In Bookshelf on Sun 12 Oct 2014 at 06:50

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