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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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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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