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Did the Fed Really Say they Could Buy Stocks?

The Fed told Congress it would buy stocks if Congress allowed it. This statement has caused a lot of people to scratch their heads. Will this cause all the stock [...]

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Yellen Says Interest Rates Will Go Higher

Janet Yellen’s remarks today confused the people who think the world turns on the Jobs numbers since they remain clueless with respect to the changing trend [...]

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What Is Said Publicly & Privately Differ – Here Comes 2017

QUESTION: Marty, you know which bank I am at. You also know the Fed has been going around warning banks that their models are wrong and they will not see a flight [...]

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Can the Fed Limit the Fallout Globally?

QUESTION: Dear Marty, No one EVER asks about the consequences of emerging market debt in the global economy. Ms. Yellen stated today they are aware of out [...]

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Yellen Argues for Gradual Rate Hike

The expedited meeting at the Fed unnerved many. While no economic policy change should be expected before the December 15-16 meeting, the Fed is clearly not in the [...]

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Yellen Tells Congress Negative Interest Rates Are Possible

Reuters has reported that Yellen told a House of Representatives committee when testifying before Congress: “Potentially anything – including negative [...]

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Yellen Is Trapped in the Worst Nightmare Ever

Yellen has inherited a complete nightmare. Thursday’s decision to delay the long-awaited liftoff from a zero interest rate illustrates that the world economy [...]

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