Without the creation of new money, as augmented by central banks, all other things being equal, no general increase in price inflation can take place.
A flattening yield curve has huge ramifications for interest rates and gold.
The Federal Reserve’s decades long program of inflation, as the cure to fix all things wrong with economy, has made retirement a luxury fewer people can afford.
The yield curve (a plot of interest rates versus the maturities of securities of equal credit quality) is a handy economic and investment tool.
Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas President Robert Kaplan talks about the dangers of overshooting unemployment and the consequences of an inverted yield curve.
"...the CPI does not include “assets” such as, for instance, stocks, housing, real estate, etc. As a result, the price developments of these goods are not accounted for by the changes in the CPI."
The central banks claim omnipotent financial powers, and their comeuppance is overdue.
Tuesday's Fed minutes reveal that the Federal Reserve is deeply concerned about low inflation.
Bottom line: we could find that reported goods inflation climbs just as asset price inflation moves on to its final stage.
White House looking for way to boost incoming Jerome Powell.
There's a profound difference between assets that produce no income and those that produce net income.
In the end Donald Trump will get what he wanted, a “low interest rate person” who also happened to be a “Republican.”
At this point, does anyone believe the Fed is willing to do anything that might really spook markets?
he subject matter of inflation is embezzlement by means of diluting the purchasing power of individuals. The source for this act of embezzlement is increases in money supply out of “thin air.”
What the Federal Reserve is actually whining about is not low inflation--it's that high inflation isn't pushing wages higher like it's supposed to.
Clearly, the core strategy of maintaining the status quo is to borrow and spend trillions of additional dollars every year.
Janet Yellen this week cast doubt on the Fed's announced plan to continue Fed rate hikes and reverse its years of "unconventional" monetary policy.
Can the Fed unwind QE successfully?
Given the historic opportunity he has with the Fed, if Trump chooses to return to those roots, he could do severe damage to the swamp — all without passing a single piece of legislation through Congress.
"...Fed-induced speculation creates “wealth” is a conceit that rests on the delusion that “wealth” is embodied in the price of an asset, rather than..."
Yellen claims that there will never be an "economic crisis" ever again.
This bitcoin boy made a statement!
Griffin talks about his classic book on the Federal Reserve.
"...instead of the “housing bubble” and “financial crisis,” we should refer to the Greenspan-Bernanke Crisis. Here we will turn our attention to the current situation."
Fed members now see stock market risks building.
Long-term interest rates warn of economic weakness.
Janet Yellen about to be hamstrung as Trump is.
Long-term yields drop in face of rate hikes.
Here is why this Fed rate hiking cycle is nearing its end.