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Why Nobody Chants “End the Fed” Anymore

Why Nobody Chants “End the Fed” Anymore
Americans hated it when the Federal Reserve handed trillions of dollars to crooked Wall Street banks following the 2008 Financial Crisis. Politicians were confronted about the merits of central banking and bailouts. For the first time in history, college students were chanting “End the Fed” at campaign rallies as Ron Paul took the central bank to task during his presidential... Read More

The Fed’s “Not QE” Is Morphing into “QE4ever”

The Fed’s “Not QE” Is Morphing into “QE4ever”
Another week, another new and expanded repo market intervention by the Federal Reserve. On Thursday, the Federal Reserve Bank of New York intervened twice with fresh liquidity injections. Fed officials raised their offerings for overnight repos up from $75 billion to a staggering $120 billion. This comes on top of the $60 billion per month in Treasury bill purchases that... Read More