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The Fed’s Half-Hearted Attempt at Monetary Tightening

The FedMoney and BanksMoney and Banking

03/20/2017FedWatch
The Fed will do whatever is needed to prevent the debt pyramid from collapsing. That includes keeping interest rates at extraordinarily low levels.

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How Central Bankers See Themselves

The FedFinancial MarketsGlobal Economy

03/17/2017FedWatch
Central bankers position themselves as heroically saving the global economy, while blind to the fact they are the real problem.

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Yellen: "GDP is a Pretty Noisy Indicator"

The Fed

03/16/2017FedWatch
While expressing optimism about the economy, Yellen completely dismissed a question about the troubling Q1 GDP forecasts.

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Is the Era of Ultralow Interest Rates Coming to a Close?

The FedMoney and Banks

03/14/2017FedWatch
The financial press pretends that there's some grand shift away from the Fed's official low interest rate policy. This narrative is highly misleading.

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Monetary Showdown: European Version

Global EconomyMoney and Banks

03/10/2017FedWatch
There's a looming battle between the monetary status quo and the populist political trends.

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Central Bank Embrace of Blockchain is All About Control

The Fed

03/08/2017FedWatch
Central banks talk about systemic efficiency and "tax evasion" in their war on currency alternatives. But it's really about control.

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Fed Ready to Hike Rates? Where They Stand.

The FedU.S. Economy

03/03/2017FedWatch
The Fed is pushing hard for a rate hike. Here are Fed members' recent comments.

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"Surprisingly Strong Economy": Atlanta GDP Forecast Dives

The FedU.S. Economy

03/01/2017FedWatch
The strong economy narrative just can't catch a break.

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The Fed's Dependence on the Consumer Will Backfire

The FedGlobal Economy

02/28/2017FedWatch
The Fed pretends it wants to normalize interest rates in an economy built on the fragility of broke consumers.

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Minouche Shafik: Apologist for the Experts

The FedMoney and Banks

02/23/2017FedWatch
The global bureaucrats are noticing that the masses are becoming disillusioned with "the experts." And they feel the need to combat the trend.

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