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Central Banks

Is the Fed Confused?

Tomorrow the Fed will decide whether or not to hike rates again. Remember, the Fed gave us a nice holiday gift when they last met in December. After months and

Central Banks

The Fed’s “Evolution” Has Put Them in a Precarious Position

U.S. Treasury bonds yields were higher today amidst news that the economy grew by 2% in the third quarter. Meanwhile, the stock market inched higher… but is down from last

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The Fed Hiked a Quarter Percent: Now What?

So here we have it – the first rate hike in nearly a decade. The Fed hiked rates a quarter point on the federal funds rate in a unanimous vote.

Central Banks

This Is One of the Greatest Deceptions of Our Time

It’s history’s greatest crime. Central banks have hijacked free market capitalism, and special interests have destroyed democracy. Only a crisis can fix this.

Central Banks

Past the Point of Fundamentals: It’s All on the Central Banks

Fundamentals don’t matter in today’s market. Investors aren’t looking at the state of our economy. They’re just looking for more help from central banks.

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Ben Bernanke Seems to Have Mixed Up “Saved” With “Ruined”

Not only did the former Chair of the Federal Reserve not see the greatest crash of most of our lifetimes coming… he made it worse by pursuing reckless policies that have led to the worst economic recovery in 70 years.

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More Important, Why Is Mark Carney Talking About Climate Change?

Be it in central banks or elected bodies, it sure feels like every time they stretch their authority further, we are the ones who pay. But it’s for our own good, right?

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The Fed Isn’t Doing What It Was Meant to, and Can’t Do Much Else

After keeping the markets on edge in the days and weeks leading up to today’s decision, the Fed has decided once again to leave interest rates unchanged. As we’ve spent

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Rate Rise or Not, the Fed’s Not Pleasing Anyone This Week

Vancouver, British Columbia is one of the most beautiful cities in the world. It has a temperate climate, mountains in the background, and right now there is plenty of sunshine.

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The Casino Economy: Here’s How the Fed Lost Half Its Bet in 1 Week

The Federal Reserve alone has created $4 trillion in QE since late 2008. They tried to solve an unprecedented debt crisis by adding more debt. A toddler can tell you how backwards that is!