Tag Archive for Manipulation

Tomorrow Is A Big Day – Why Fed Should Not Act

Tomorrow is a big day, with the FOMC announcement and the Fed revealing what it wants you to think about what it thinks it’s going to think it wants you to think. Or something like that. This Fed “tranparency” thing has been covered to death in the mainstream media. I think it’s another utter waste…

Unemployment Claims Data and Economists’ Exploding Brain Syndrome

With the mainstream media reporting the seasonally adjusted first time unemployment claims down by 6,000 it’s time for a reminder that this number is fake, and may or may not give an accurate representation of the trend. If it does, it’s purely a coincidence. Economists and financial journos are in love with the seasonally manipulated…