Back in 2014, the Federal Reserve was convinced that the labor market was better than it appeared to be in various data accounts. Though it was called the “best jobs market in decades”, researchers at the central bank were keen on showing it. Primarily lacking in wages and incomes, the labor segment was suspected of…
Trepp findings show that 109 outstanding loans totaling about $5.5 billion currently carry Toys “R” Us exposure.
The US Treasury yield curve slope for the 5Y-30Y segment is now at the lowest level since mid-November 2007.
Puerto Rico, You lovely island, Island of tropical breezes…. — West Side Story Welcome to America’s first experiment in the World Made By Hand lifestyle. Where else is it going? Watch closely.
So let’s look at currency flows, reserves and debt. The demise of the U.S. dollar has been a staple of the financial media for decades. The latest buzzword making the rounds is de-dollarization, which describes the move away from USD in globa…
Despite the hype surrounding yesterday’s meeting of the Federal Open Market Committee (the monetary policy arm of the Federal Reserve), the announcement that followed doesn’t change a thing.
That’s right, nothing. Neither the FOMC statement itself nor Fed Chair Janet Yellen told us anything that the Fed and its proxies hadn’t told us before.
But nevertheless, this is still groundbreaking stuff. It is the most important announcement since the Fed instituted outright QE in March 2009.
And as I have told you in past posts, it will have major implications for the markets and for your money.
There is a lot here that is essential for you understand to protect your money and take advantage of this new policy.
And – fair warning – it’s not bullish.
Here’s what happened, and what you need to know…
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As recently noted by Holger Zschaepitz @Schuldensuehner, new research from Deutsche Bank shows that “Post Bretton Woods (1971-) system vulnerable to crises. Frequency of Financial Crises increased since then. Growth of finance encouraged trend”.Of cour…
The FHFA’s purchase-only home price index is out for July. It shows that home prices grew at a 6.3% YoY rate, but only 0.2% MoM.
Here is a brief summary of Fed Chair Janet Yellen’s thoughts from yesterday courtesy of Deutsche Bank’s Peter Hooper: The Fed is on track to raise rates once more this year and three times in 2018.
Democracy (i.e. political influence) and ownership of productive assets are the exclusive domains of the New Aristocracy.I have often used the words neoliberal, neocolonial and neofeudal to describe our socio-economic-political status quo.&nb…