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Canadian Interest Rates Set to Rise?

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

06/27/2017FedWatch
The team at the Bank of Canada has confused cause and effect once again.

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The Super Bubble Is in Trouble

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

06/26/2017FedWatch
Once the Super-Bubble pops, we will see what people demand as the ultimate means of payment: gold or cyber units, or both.

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This Week's Fed Events

The Fed

06/26/2017FedWatch
Here are this week's events related to the Federal Reserve.

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Draghi Doesn’t See "Bubbles" — Let Me Show You Some

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

06/24/2017FedWatch
Mario Draghi has many warnings for us about the next crisis, but he fails to note that the artificial creation of money is always behind those crises.

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The ECB Blames Inflation on Everything but Itself

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

06/23/2017FedWatch
The ECB prefers to do what all central banks did just before the 2009 great recession: blame inflation on rising food and energy prices.

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Our Lawless Central Bank

The FedMoney and Banking

06/22/2017FedWatch
The Fed's modern method of policymaking is best described as "ad hoc." This is a big problem for entrepreneurs and most market actors.

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Recent Fed Speeches

The Fed

06/21/2017FedWatch
The FOMC meeting is over and various Fed officials are back on the speaking circuit. Here is a summary of recent comments.

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Oil Is Cheap — Why OPEC Can’t Do Anything About It

Booms and BustsBusiness Cycles

06/19/2017FedWatch
Only the future will tell if OPEC’s measures have any effect on oil prices or if our interpretation that they aren’t able to move prices is true.

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Help Wanted: Lenders with No Experience (or Short Memories) to Make Risky Mortgages

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

06/19/2017FedWatch
Home values are up, flipping is back in vogue, and more than a little subprime sauce is needed to keep the party cooking.

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Fed Raises Rates — Will Other Central Banks Follow?

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

06/18/2017FedWatch
The Federal Reserve says it can now turn to tighter monetary policy if the economy continues to expand "as anticipated." But that's a pretty big if.

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