Federal Reserve

US Equities: Unwinding The Yellen Leveraged Buyout

"Corporate credit spreads are the key indicator to watch, both in terms of the economy and the financial markets.  It’s a game of financial musical chairs. Ray Dalio, Janet Yellen and all of us are dancing.  When does the music stop?"

The Breaking Point & Death Of Keynes

The Keynesian model died in 1980. It’s time for those driving both monetary and fiscal policy to wake up and smell the burning of the dollar. We are at war with ourselves and the games being played out by Washington to maintain the status quo is slowing creating the next crisis that won’t be fixed with another monetary bailout.

38 Incredible Facts About The Modern U.S. Dollar

The modern era of the U.S. dollar started in 1913, when the Federal Reserve Act was passed by Woodrow Wilson. Not only did it establish a new central bank, but it also gave the Fed the authority to issue the Federal Reserve Note, which is (for now) the dominant form of U.S. currency both domestically and abroad.

Tales From The FOMC Underground

"Many of today’s economic troubles are due to a fantastic guess proved false... That the wealth effect of inflated asset prices would stimulate demand in the economy."

"It's Too Late" - 7 Signs Australia Can't Avoid Economic Apocalypse

"Millions of ordinary, financially unprepared, Australians are now at the mercy of the international markets and foreign policy makers... Unfortunately, the window for taking pre-emptive action with an orderly unwinding of structural macroeconomic imbalances has now closed..."

The Hidden State Of Money: Bonds, Bias, & Bullshit

"...the bond market is one of the few legitimate windows into hidden monetary conditions, and what it has said about the 21st century isn’t what economists and policymakers want to hear. The conundrum and its current revival are just that simple."

One Hundred Years Of Federal Reserve Interest Rate Policy Explained

In short, the broad inverted "V" shape of the Federal Funds Rate since WWII essentially follows a single macro trend and gyrates on this path to a secondary micro cycle... and will drive it, likely through 2050. That's it. Not hard to be a central banker, eh?

Freedom Is Not Necessarily The Absence Of Tyranny

"The opportunity to end one longstanding tyranny is now. We must counter using information as long as is needed, and we must wake up as many people as possible, so when the time comes to storm the castle, the shared sacrifice is that much easier to bear. If you have taken up this fight in one form or another never let anyone tell you you are not free. Your ability to think and to act is concrete proof otherwise."