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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

Outside-the-Box Thinking to Bear on the Fed

Outside-the-Box Thinking to Bear on the Fed
How Trump Can Bring Outside-the-Box Thinking to Bear on the Fed President-elect Donald Trump will soon have the opportunity to put his stamp on the Federal Reserve. And that is making the elite body of central bankers nervous. On the campaign trail, Trump harangued Fed chair Janet Yellen for pumping up financial markets with cheap money – accusing the Obama... Read More

Brace for More Inflation – An American Warning 218

Brace for More Inflation – An American Warning 218
Welcome to An American Warning Radio / Podcast #218 – Brace for More Inflation On today’s podcast we’ll discuss the following: ▶ General News: Fake News? Republicans Now Control Record Number of State Chambers. 115th Congress will be most racially diverse in history. Mike Pence told House Republicans in a closed-door meeting Thursday to be ready to move a lot... Read More

Why the Federal Reserve Always “Happens” to Be Wrong

Why the Federal Reserve Always “Happens” to Be Wrong
“The last duty of a central banker is to tell the public the truth.” – Alan Blinder, former Federal Reserve Board Vice Chairman The Federal Reserve Board finds itself back in a quandary of its own making. When Fed chair Janet Yellen pushed through an interest rate hike this past December, she confidently cited an “economy performing well and expected... Read More