Search Result for “quantitative easing”

When the New York Federal Reserve began pumping billions of dollars a day into the repurchasing (repo) markets (the market banks use to make short-term loans to each other) in September, they said this would only be necessary for a few weeks. Yet, last Wednesday, almost two months after the …
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Since September 17, the Federal Reserve Bank of New York has pumped billions of dollars into the repurchasing (repo) market, the first such intervention since 2009. The Fed has announced that it will continue to inject as much as 75 billion dollars a day into the repo market until November …
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The Federal Reserve, the country’s central bank, has pumped an additional $75 billion into the market. As they are doing this, they seem adamant that no one label this what it actually is: QE4. The Federal Reserve is expected to resume its balance sheet expansion in response to demand for …
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What in the world is the Federal Reserve doing?  For months the Fed has been trying to publicly convince us that the U.S. economy is “strong”, and Fed Chair Jerome Powell recently unequivocally stated that “the Federal Reserve is not currently forecasting a recession”, but the Fed’s actions tell a completely …
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A former congressman from Texas, Dr. Ron Paul, says that the United States won’t be the exception when negative interest rates crush the economy. Dr. Paul is warning negative interest rates are coming, and the Federal Reserve cannot stop it. “We will join the rest of them and go to …
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President Donald Trump promised to eliminate the national debt in eight years.  Now, nearly halfway through his first term in office, Trump is overseen more than $3 trillion more in debt through more unconstitutional spending, and there doesn’t seem to be any effort to actually cut off the bleeding.  However, …
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Former Federal Reserve official Bill Dudley’s recent op-ed calling for the Federal Reserve to implement policies that will damage President Trump’s reelection campaign states that such action would be unprecedented. Dudley claims the Federal Reserve bases its policies solely on an objective evaluation of economic conditions. This is an example …
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The Federal Reserve, responding to concerns about the economy and the stock market, and perhaps to criticisms by President Trump, recently changed course on interest rates by cutting its “benchmark” rate from 2.25 percent to two percent. President Trump responded to the cut in already historically-low rates by attacking the …
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Frankly, I love the guys at ZeroHedge.com.  As a result, I link them in at National Headlines Today. With that said, Tyler Durden has posted an alarming article in which the Federal Reserve responded to an article he posted that should give Americans cause for concern. On Tuesday, Durden reported: …
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I am so afraid of a democracy getting the idea that you can just print money to solve all problems. Eventually I know that will fail. You don’t have to raise taxes, you just print… In the end, if you end up printing too much, you end up like Venezuela. –Charlie Munger
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