The following is a survey of seven Federal Reserve tools in the Fed toolkit to stimulate the economy if recession or deflation gains the upper hand and why their toolkit is flawed.
The outlook for rates has taken what I call a U-turn. There’s very little doubt that the Fed is on track to raise rates.
The coming clash of titans between Yellen and Trump could unfold very quickly for the new White House administration. Jim Rickards offers his analysis on what to expect in the relationship…
A radical shift in U.S – Russian relations is underway following the transfer of power headed to the White House. Jim Rickards on why Trump’s policy change is a new opportunity…
What we know is that the Fed is biased toward rate increases as long as the economy is growing.
Yellen said the Fed’s existing toolkit is adequate, and is unwilling to consider more radical tools or remedies. The real lesson was that if you like weak growth, money printing and market manipulation, get ready for more of the same.
In recent decades, the Fed has engaged in a series of policy interventions and market manipulations that have paradoxically left it more powerful even as those interventions left a trail of crashes, collapses and calamities.
Jim Rickards untangles Fed decision-making and shows you why a policy of helicopter money could be imposed. Here’s what that means for financial expectations…
China’s capital and currency markets are on a collision course with the U.S., and by extension, the entire world.
There has never been so much liquidity. But something is wrong.