Tag Archive for Critical Forces

Fed Keeps Pumping Cash To Primary Dealers, But Other Liquidity Flows Weaken

The Fed maintained the status quo in its decision last week, which means that it will continue to pump $25 billion per month through the trading accounts of the Primary Dealers via its MBS purchase program. That number could increase modestly later this summer as a result of the latest mortgage refi mini boom driven…

Federal Government Doing “Just Fine,” But Treasuries Losing Popularity

There are a dozen bullet points in today’s Treasury Update. Here are the first 5. Follow the money. Find the profits!Liquidity is money. Regardless of where in the world that money originates, eventually it flows to and through Wall Street. So if you want to know the direction of the next big moves in stocks…

Headwinds are Building and Bullets are Flying For Treasuries

This report presents and discusses a dozen key bullet points for the Treasury market, and indirectly, stocks. Here are the first 5. Follow the money. Find the profits!Liquidity is money. Regardless of where in the world that money originates, eventually it flows to and through Wall Street. So if you want to know the direction…

EU Smiled While Spain’s Banks Cooked the Books, and Now We’re Surprised?

…back in 2008 and early 2009, Spanish regulators were riding high after their country’s banks seemed to have dodged the financial crisis with minimal losses. A big reason for their success, the regulators said, was an accounting technique called dynamic provisioning. Follow the money. Find the profits!Liquidity is money. Regardless of where in the world…

Easing Inflation Pressures Suggests Fed Might Ease But Wonks In The Basement Say No!

Consumer prices are stabilizing… Recently, oil prices have tumbled and core inflation — which excludes volatile food and energy prices — has flattened out, with prices settling about 2.3% higher than a year ago. Easing price pressure should give some comfort to Federal Reserve officials before next week’s policy meeting. via Vital Signs: Easing Inflation…

Retail Sales Per Capita had biggest gain in 21 years in May

This report is an excerpt from the permanent Retail Sales Chart Page. See that page for more charts and discussion. That page will be updated whenever new data is released. Bookmark that page for future reference. Follow the money. Find the profits!Liquidity is money. Regardless of where in the world that money originates, eventually it…

Foreign Share of Treasury Auction Takedowns Back Near Low of 3 Year Downtrend

This is an update of the new permanent page on Treasury Auction Investor Class Allotments. That page will be updated regularly. Bookmark it for future reference. Follow the money. Find the profits!Liquidity is money. Regardless of where in the world that money originates, eventually it flows to and through Wall Street. So if you want to…