Blog/Central Banks

Central Bank Crisis Expanding

QUESTION: Hi Marty. You mentioned in the blog that all European sovereign debt may end up being converted into perpetual bonds. Will it be through debt [...]

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Will the Fed Cap Rates?

QUESTION: Do you think the Fed will venture into capping the long-term rates as they did during World War II? JH ANSWER:  There is much talk that the Fed will go [...]

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Is the Fed Public or Private?

The people who love to weave conspiracy theories about the Fed are twisting the fact that the Fed’s design from the outset was to be a private organization. [...]

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Is Trump Nationalizing the Fed?

Here we go with the same old hypothesis over the Quantity Theory of Money that Trump is (1) nationalizing the Fed, (2) the Fed’s actions are worse than the [...]

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The Fed is Acting Precisely on the Forecasts of Socrates

The Federal Reserve called a third emergency meeting to combat the economic impact of the unprecedented hyped coronavirus. A lot of emails have come in noting that [...]

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The Coronavirus Panic & the Dollar Panic

  Following Mondays near 3k point drop in the DOW, today’s attention is brought back to the Repo market and the demand for US Dollars is off the charts! [...]

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The Fed Makes a Fool of Itself – There is no Santa Claus

This is the very essence of a financial crisis. Despite the fact that Trump cheered the Fed and they cut rates to ZERO, the risk was what would happen if the market [...]

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Fed Announcement – Speaking in Tongues

QUESTION: Marty, you recently said that there was a shadow repo market. Nobody has ever heard of this. In the Fed’s statement, there is a curious announcement [...]

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Federal Reserve to Return to its Original Design

The Federal Reserve will return to its origin and it will do what it was originally designed to do. They will lend now on commercial paper rather than just [...]

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Coronavirus, Hedge Funds Blow Up & the Elephant in the Room Nobody Notices

I do not like to contribute to conspiracy theories. They are more often just wrong. I have mentioned that there was massive liquidation last week, but it is not [...]

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