The Federal Reserve announced today that they unwound $21 billion from their $4.4 trillion balance sheet. The Fed redeemed $14.64 billion of T-Notes and T-Bonds and $10.31 billion of Agency MBS. But purchased $1.93 billion of US Treasury Floating Rate … Continue reading →
The Atlanta Fed’s GDP forecast model for Q1 was just increased to 5.4%.
Deutsche Bank AG strategist Binky Chadha (a disturbing name since my Basset Hound’s name was Binky) thinks that Contagion Risk (correlation among asset classes) is bad news.
The national’s capital, Washington DC and its sister city in Maryland, Baltimore has the distinction of leading the nation in year-over-year rent growth, according to Zumper.
Alan Greenspan, who didn’t think there was a housing bubble, now thinks there is a stock market bubble.
Between The Federal Reserve FINALLY normalizing interest rates and the constant friction in Congress over the Federal budget and debt ceiling, the Treasury market seems dazed and confused.
The Bureau of Labor Statistics Employment Cost Compensation Civilian Workers YoY rose to 2.7% YoY.
US Real GDP seems to be booming (see yesterday’s Atlanta Fed GDPNow Report for 4.2% growth) while The Fed continues to raise their target rate and unwinding its $4.4 trillion balance sheet.
The Atlanta Fed’s GDPNow forecast model puts Q1 GDP at 4.2%. The initial GDPNow model forecast for real GDP growth (seasonally adjusted annual rate) in the first quarter of 2018 is 4.2 percent
According to the US Census, the population of the US grew by 23.7 million from 2006 through 2016. But according to the US Census (and to the website Rent Café, 97.1% of the US population growth was composed of renters and only … Continue reading →