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Name The Year Of The Famous Chuck Evans Quotes

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Evans Quote #1: "Chicago Federal Reserve Bank President Charles Evans on Monday reiterated his belief that the US economy will begin to turn around in the second half of this year. "We think conditions will improve in the second half of this year,"

Evans Quote #2: "The sovereign debt crisis that has enveloped three European nations and threatens to spread to others will slow U.S. economic growth, but the impact will be “minimal to modest," the president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago said Friday.

Evans Quote #3: Chicago Fed’s Evans comments in speech in Chicago: "economy improving quite a lot; companies seem to be in pretty good shape. Optimistic [XXXX] Will Be Year of Turnaround; US growth will be self-sustaining in [XXXX+1]"

 

For clarification, three different quotes - three different years...

Answers:

Quote #1

Quote #2

Quote #3

 


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Mon, 05/20/2013 - 15:29 | Link to Comment maxw3st
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2009

Mon, 05/20/2013 - 15:32 | Link to Comment smlbizman
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wrong, its a trick question......'09 '10 '11' 12' '13

Mon, 05/20/2013 - 15:33 | Link to Comment SilverIsKing
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Then any one is correct.

Mon, 05/20/2013 - 15:35 | Link to Comment ZerOhead
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You think they would have the smarts to invest in some new scripts...

Mon, 05/20/2013 - 15:39 | Link to Comment knukles
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1930

 

 

nice, can't even get the answers when we needs 'em...
Jeeesh!
"Come back again when we got it fixed"
Sounds like the LBMA or Fed pre-ramp comment

Mon, 05/20/2013 - 15:44 | Link to Comment Cult_of_Reason
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2010

2011

2012

Mon, 05/20/2013 - 15:50 | Link to Comment I am more equal...
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It is the script.  They use control-find-replace, then repeat with enthusiasm or is it euthanasia.  What does youth in Asia have to do with the Fed?

 

Mon, 05/20/2013 - 15:56 | Link to Comment Joe Davola
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GO TARTANS!

Wait, never mind.

Mon, 05/20/2013 - 16:33 | Link to Comment Pool Shark
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So, he's acurately predicted 27 of the last 2 recoveries?

 

Mon, 05/20/2013 - 17:05 | Link to Comment knukles
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Yes, each of which was coming out of an economic expansion.

Mon, 05/20/2013 - 17:09 | Link to Comment Manthong
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10, 11, 12

Mon, 05/20/2013 - 16:41 | Link to Comment Bernankenstein
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1930, 2010, 2011? Sounds like you both are predicting year end SPY levels. 

Mon, 05/20/2013 - 15:37 | Link to Comment Cognitive Dissonance
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It's just like Hollywood. Why come up with anything new when recyling will do just fine.

Mon, 05/20/2013 - 15:45 | Link to Comment ebworthen
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I can see it now, "JAWS Summer 2014!" starring Jason Statham, Robert Downey Jr., and Dwayne Johnson!

Mon, 05/20/2013 - 17:06 | Link to Comment knukles
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Featuring Lord Balnkfiend as the Shark and Paul Krugman as the Sophist Sooth Sayer

Mon, 05/20/2013 - 15:36 | Link to Comment Cognitive Dissonance
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Correct! In a hopium economy the only currency that counts is hope and belief.

Mon, 05/20/2013 - 15:46 | Link to Comment ebworthen
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And change we can believe in!

Wait...

Mon, 05/20/2013 - 15:59 | Link to Comment BeetleBailey
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Jurrassic DEBT!

Starring, Lloyd BlankfeinBridges....Sir Richard Prickasaurus Fuld....Baloney Bop Raptordick Jamie polish my Diamond....and a cast of thouuuuuuuuuuuusands <insert Scottish brogue> of greedy wankin bankers.....

 

in PUK-A-VISION....

 

*firearms not permitted in building

Mon, 05/20/2013 - 15:43 | Link to Comment slaughterer
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The Fed is only good at two things:

1) printing money (and giving it to banks)

2) inflating bubbles

That is it.

These people are notoriously mediocre, even bad economists--as proven by their track record.  

Do not expect ANY insight from their macro analyses.  None whatsoever.

Mon, 05/20/2013 - 16:40 | Link to Comment Winston Smith 2009
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And yet they're still in charge and listened to.  Why?

1.  Their proven to be horribly inaccurate economic theory and the models based upon it allows and even encourages governments to believe they can borrow their way out of economic troubles.

2. Their same theories tell us that we must go even further into personal debt to borrow and buy our way to prosperity.

Who wins on both points? The people actually in charge, the financial sector.

“Give me control over a nations currency, and I care not who makes its laws.” -- Baron M.A. Rothschild

“The Central Bank is an institution of the most deadly hostility existing against the principles and form of our constitution… if the American people allow private banks to control the issuance of their currency, first by inflation and then by deflation, the banks and corporations that will grow up around them will deprive the people of all their property until their children will wake up homeless on the continent their fathers conquered.” -- Thomas Jefferson

Mon, 05/20/2013 - 17:09 | Link to Comment Jdog
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For the Federal reserves, the best way to boost the economy and create growth is keep saying "things are getting better, things are getting better, things are getting better.........................................." repeat that 20,000 times and thing will get better! It really works, this tactic is in the Federal Reserve Presidents' handbook! :)

 

Mon, 05/20/2013 - 15:31 | Link to Comment ziggy59
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Name the year(s) the FED liars, lie and are wrong...

Hmmmmm....

Mon, 05/20/2013 - 16:02 | Link to Comment Imminent Crucible
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I looked it up:

 

Quote #1 was May, 2008

Quote #2 was June, 2010

Quote #3 was May, 2012

One thing you can say for Chicago Chuck, he's consistent. Consistently wrong. Like your average politician, he counts on people forgetting what he said last year.

Mon, 05/20/2013 - 16:04 | Link to Comment slaughterer
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Evans is the Stolper of the Fed.  Easy target for Tyler.

Mon, 05/20/2013 - 16:24 | Link to Comment Imminent Crucible
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"the Stolper of the Fed"--what a cruel thing to say. On the other hand, it's perfectly accurate. At least he's not like that shape-shifter Dallas Dick, who's always questioning the Fed's policies---but only when he's rotated out of the vote. Same for Richmond Jeff and Philadelphia Plosser.

Where's Bill Poole when you need him?

Mon, 05/20/2013 - 18:21 | Link to Comment socalbeach
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So that makes Chuck fully qualified to replace Bernanke and be the next Fed chairman.

Mon, 05/20/2013 - 16:28 | Link to Comment Winston Churchill
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1913 thru' 2013.

They skipped 1949 and 1950.

Mon, 05/20/2013 - 15:31 | Link to Comment mkhs
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Infinity  and beyond?

Mon, 05/20/2013 - 15:31 | Link to Comment Billion Dollar Bonus
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You only have to look at the thriving stock market to know that the US is on the way to recovery. House prices, bonds, equities are all doing well; reflecting an improving economic picture. Now is the time to be allocating some of that money to some great US companies. 

Mon, 05/20/2013 - 15:36 | Link to Comment fonzannoon
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milliondollarbonus is better than billiondollarbonus....who knew?

Mon, 05/20/2013 - 15:37 | Link to Comment knukles
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You can tell he's an imposter...
No beard.

Mon, 05/20/2013 - 16:03 | Link to Comment resurger
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hhh

Mon, 05/20/2013 - 16:23 | Link to Comment dontgoforit
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We only wished he was right, Somewhere Over the Rainbow.  Back to Kansas puppy

Mon, 05/20/2013 - 16:27 | Link to Comment Imminent Crucible
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Billion dollar bot: "You only have to look at the thriving stock market to know that Janet Yellen is on her way to the Fed chair".

LOL! Stupidest Astroturfer ever. If you're going to troll us, at least come up with something that sounds like a real human bastard wrote it, not some retarded journo-bot.

Mon, 05/20/2013 - 15:54 | Link to Comment Ham-bone
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good vid - or is that your answer to the ZH quiz?

Mon, 05/20/2013 - 15:32 | Link to Comment Billion Dollar Bonus
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I really think with the deflation we're seeing at the moment, the fed is doing a great job to prevent deflation and encouraging a thriving economy. 

Mon, 05/20/2013 - 15:31 | Link to Comment Ham-bone
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2014, 2015, 2016???

Mon, 05/20/2013 - 15:31 | Link to Comment urbanelf
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"The Fed spoke a tautology" is itself a tautology.

Mon, 05/20/2013 - 15:38 | Link to Comment ebworthen
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I'm assuming that is a rhetorical question with no quantifiers or qualifiers (?).

Mon, 05/20/2013 - 16:18 | Link to Comment urbanelf
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If what you say is true, it would be correct.

Mon, 05/20/2013 - 15:32 | Link to Comment SilverIsKing
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2010

Mon, 05/20/2013 - 15:33 | Link to Comment asierguti
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2008, 2010, 2013.

 

This is the kind of PhD's that run USA's monetary policy...

Mon, 05/20/2013 - 15:34 | Link to Comment ekm
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As I've been saying over and over and over:

Each one of those guys has a script to stick with.

 

They say whatever they're told to say by whomever put them in that position.

 

 

Mon, 05/20/2013 - 15:36 | Link to Comment ebworthen
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Let's see:  2000, 2007, and last week?

Mon, 05/20/2013 - 15:38 | Link to Comment dognamedabu
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2007 2011 & 2012.. If I even were an ounce as bad at my job as this guy, id have been thrown off the burger line and canned. 

Mon, 05/20/2013 - 15:41 | Link to Comment Dr. Engali
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Damn if I had a nikel for every time I heard that a turn around is just around the corner, I'd have a collection that would make Kyle Bass cream his pants.

Mon, 05/20/2013 - 16:24 | Link to Comment dontgoforit
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Yeah - we've turned around so many times we're in a knot!

Mon, 05/20/2013 - 15:42 | Link to Comment SheepDog-One
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What's a 'year', other than a timeframe to fill with QE'#' as much as possible?

Mon, 05/20/2013 - 15:42 | Link to Comment RaymondKHessel
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Even-numbered years.

Mon, 05/20/2013 - 15:42 | Link to Comment yogibear
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The mad money printer. Evans is an insane money printer. 

PhD in fiat. Dollar is to be trashed is his motto.

Mon, 05/20/2013 - 15:43 | Link to Comment RaymondKHessel
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Odd-numbered years.

Mon, 05/20/2013 - 15:44 | Link to Comment JJ McApe
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dont worry tomorrow is POMO day! new all time highs in reach :>

Mon, 05/20/2013 - 16:25 | Link to Comment dontgoforit
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Tomorrow breaks the 'Tuesday' run.

Mon, 05/20/2013 - 15:50 | Link to Comment SheepDog-One
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Well at least we've discovered that any talk of math makes HFT computers brains hurt.

Mon, 05/20/2013 - 15:48 | Link to Comment Toolshed
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1 - 2009

2 - 2011

3 - 2013

What did I win? Please don't tell me it's soon to be worthless FRN's.

 

Mon, 05/20/2013 - 15:49 | Link to Comment SheepDog-One
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FED $5 trillion 'balance sheet', gee I'm sure they'll be able to offload that easily to 'giddy investors' any minute now.

Mon, 05/20/2013 - 15:52 | Link to Comment Inthemix96
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1066?

1234?

1776?

Am I the winner!!!

Mon, 05/20/2013 - 15:52 | Link to Comment HD
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Recovery is always six months away so....

Mon, 05/20/2013 - 16:01 | Link to Comment auntiesocial
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tomorrow. tomorrow. tomorrow. you're always a day away.

Mon, 05/20/2013 - 16:13 | Link to Comment TheMayor
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Very funny.  ;-)

Mon, 05/20/2013 - 16:28 | Link to Comment dontgoforit
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"Let's forget about domani, for domani never comes."  "Tomorrow and tomorrow and tomorrow creeps in this weary place."  "By the time tomorrow gets here, it'll be today!"  "If we had some ham, we could have some ham and eggs, if we had some eggs."

Mon, 05/20/2013 - 16:05 | Link to Comment BeetleBailey
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Evans mumbles this claptrap in his sleep....when he hangs upside down in the Fed-cave......need to expose this douche to the sun...heavy doses until he blows up.................BAM!

 

Mon, 05/20/2013 - 16:05 | Link to Comment Oldwood
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I think the awareness of our situation is everywhere now. You can tell, even when people won't admit that what we are saying is true, they don't deny it either. And they just kind of stare at you like you pointed out how overweight they are. They know. Its just too late. There is nothing most can do to save themselves now, not at least while still operating within the system. Any remedy is bound to be more painful than any unknown outcome they can imagine, so the delusion continues. Can you imagine what would happen to one of these stock shills if they started speaking the truth? They would be out on their ear in hours if not days. Honesty and truth just have too high of a cost now days. Its always been too expensive for politicians but now hardly anyone can afford it.

Mon, 05/20/2013 - 16:07 | Link to Comment Whatta
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but the market is up, he HAS TO be correct. The Market never lies.

Mon, 05/20/2013 - 16:07 | Link to Comment dognamedabu
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Damn you zerohedge now you made me research useless info..

 

2010 2010 and to be honest i havent a clue about the third one.. So ill take an educated guess.. 2010

Mon, 05/20/2013 - 16:08 | Link to Comment Whatta
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How about instead of what year...we guess what DJIA level he said those quotes?

Mon, 05/20/2013 - 16:09 | Link to Comment Jason T
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#1 2008

#2 2011

#3 2010

Mon, 05/20/2013 - 16:12 | Link to Comment TheMayor
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Whenever you a Fed official uses the word "think", just replace it with "hope and change".

In that case, the quotes will make a lot more sense to you.

Mon, 05/20/2013 - 17:33 | Link to Comment nc551
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Maybe he is just an optimist.  I am always optimistic our country will get better every year.  Someday hopefully that will happen, hopefully in my lifetime.

Mon, 05/20/2013 - 17:37 | Link to Comment Downtoolong
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Whatever the year, Janet Yellen wrote it down in her notebook.  

Mon, 05/20/2013 - 17:45 | Link to Comment RazvanM
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Bullshit generator. Change the name in the placeholder and you'll have a new quote.

 

Meanwhile in Cyprus, Greece, Hungary, Spain, Italy...

Mon, 05/20/2013 - 18:17 | Link to Comment dracos_ghost
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Everyday

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