Tag Archive for Shock

Plosser Says Rates Should Rise Before 2014 FOMC Target Date

Philly Fed President Charles Plosser said in a speech in San Diego: 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 and bonds, just…

Earnings Death or Taxes

Weak corporate tax collections in the first quarter and through April 11 could mean that many quarterly earnings reports may surprise the market by failing to meet analysts’ inflated expectations. Either corporate profits are falling sharply or else corporations have suddenly become much savvier about offshoring income and avoiding taxes. While they may be getting…