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The Fed's Emerging Balance Sheet Plan

The Fed

04/03/2017FedWatch
The Fed's 2017 narrative is balance sheet adjustment. But how far can they get without a market protest?

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"Audit the Fed" Bill

The Fed

04/03/2017FedWatch
Monetary policy has become unhinged since the most recent financial crisis and the Fed’s balance sheet has exploded to unprecedented levels.

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Central Banks are Completely Oblivious

Financial MarketsGlobal Economy

03/31/2017FedWatch
The ECB's Peter Praet's recent comment on the stability of the financial system reveals a remarkable blindness.

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Is the Demand for T-bills Driving Treasury Deposits at the Fed?

Money and Banking

03/30/2017FedWatch
Frank Shostak offers another explanation for the volatility we're seeing in Treasury deposits at the Fed.

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Klaas Knot on ECB Tapering: "We'll See."

The FedGlobal Economy

03/30/2017FedWatch
As the Fed continues to hike rates, the ECB must soon follow the course of cutting back on "easing" policy.

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Janet Yellen on Workforce Development

The Fed

03/29/2017FedWatch
Yellen sees challenges to be solved in the labor market, but completely misses the Fed and government's hand in the problems.

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Fed Financial Statements: $6 Billion Drop in Fed Remittances

The FedTaxes and Spending

03/24/2017FedWatch
Every year the Fed remits its profits to the US Treasury every year. A drop in Fed profits means less for the US Treasury.

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Are Central Banks Worthy of Trust?

Free MarketsGlobal Economy

03/23/2017FedWatch
Mark Carney seeks to defend the trustworthiness of the banking industry. He misses the systematic problem of central banking.

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Money Supply Growth Falls to 17-month Low in February

03/22/2017FedWatch
Growth rates in the money supply have fallen each month since October.

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Is the Size of the Fed's Balance Sheet More Important than the Target Rate?

The Fed

03/22/2017FedWatch
Minneapolis Fed president Kashkari voted against the Fed's March hike, wants to focus on the balance sheet question before the rate hike question.

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