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Are Central Banks Robbing You While the MSM Covers It Up?

Phil Davis | Posted 05.12.2017 | Business
Phil Davis

Up 1.25% is very impressive. Unless, of course, you look at the volume, which is what we usually get on a holiday. This is why, for the most pa...

Game Over for Central Banks?

Lyric Hughes Hale | Posted 03.10.2017 | Home
Lyric Hughes Hale

Monetary economics is gasping for breath. The usual links between the money supply, inflation and GDP seem tenuous after the Great Financial Crisis.

Yellen Was Half Right About Unemployment Disparities

Stephen Adams | Posted 02.12.2017 | Business
Stephen Adams

Fed Chairwoman Janet Yellen got it half right yesterday when she answered a question about how the Fed can help reduce disparities in unemployment in the states.

Two Thousand Dollar Thursday - Futures Profits While We Wait

Phil Davis | Posted 11.12.2016 | Business
Phil Davis

Who says cash can't be fun? Yesterday, in the morning post, I noted the weak volume rally was a good shorting opportunity in the Futures - speci...

Fedapalooza Friday: 6 Fed Speakers Flap the Markets

Phil Davis | Posted 10.02.2016 | Business
Phil Davis

What are these people so terrified of? Clearly the markets are not allowed to have even a normal correction before the Central Banksters leap in w...

Fed Up Friday -- Janet Saves the Day!

Phil Davis | Posted 09.25.2016 | Business
Phil Davis

And up we go again! After failing the 16,000 line early yesterday, the Dow has now come back 450 points (2.8%) thanks to Janet Yellen's bullish outlook in yesterday's "do-over" speech at Amherst.

Tumblin' Tuesday -- Back to Bouncing (We Hope!)

Phil Davis | Posted 09.22.2016 | Business
Phil Davis

As I've noted over and over again -- it's very difficult to fix your portfolio after the fact -- which is why you need to learn to hedge your positions properly.

A Global Disease Called Deflation

Edward Goldberg | Posted 02.16.2015 | World
Edward Goldberg

Two weeks ago I wrote a piece entitled THE 5 KEY TRENDS IN GLOBALIZATION THAT ARE CHANGING AMERICA and THE WORLD. On account of on going geo/economic ...

Yellen Warns That The Job Market Is Still Not Great

Reuters | Posted 08.22.2014 | Business

By Howard Schneider JACKSON HOLE, Wyo., Aug 22 (Reuters) - U.S. labor markets remain hampered by the effects of the Great Recession and the Federal...

Congress Fawned Over Bernanke, But It Mansplains To Janet Yellen

The Huffington Post | Michael McAuliff | Posted 07.18.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Janet Yellen in February became the 15th chair of the Federal Reserve and the first woman to hold that job, and has so far run Fed polic...

Fed Cuts Stimulus By Another $10 Billion

Reuters | By Howard Schneider and Jason Lange | Posted 08.18.2014 | Business

WASHINGTON, June 18 (Reuters) - The Federal Reserve on Wednesday slashed its forecast for U.S. economic growth this year but expressed confidence the ...

Stocks Are Pretty Pleased With New Fed Chair

Reuters | Posted 04.13.2014 | Business

* All 10 S&P sectors rally after Yellen statement * House Republicans aim to pass debt limit bill * Sprint and CVS climb...

Yellen Uneasy About Job Market

Reuters | Jonathan Spicer | Posted 02.11.2014 | Business

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - New Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said on Tuesday the labor market recovery is "far from complete" despite a drop in unemp...

Zach Carter

Key Republican Rips Income Inequality, Calls For New Stimulus | Zach Carter | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Former FDIC Chair Sheila Bair sharply criticized Congress for failing to approve economic stimulus measures, saying elected lawmakers wh...

Yellen Makes Bold Prediction For 2014

Reuters | Posted 03.11.2014 | Business

Jan 9 (Reuters) - Janet Yellen, who is set to take over as head of the Federal Reserve next month, is "hopeful" that U.S. economic growth will accel...

Yellen Advances

Posted 12.20.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate has cleared the way for Janet Yellen to succeed Ben Bernanke as head of the Federal Reserve. Senators voted 59-34 Fr...

The Most Powerful Woman In America | Posted 02.03.2014 | Business

The one person in Washington who can get anything done these days will very likely be confirmed in the next few weeks: Janet Yellen, the presumptive n...

Yellen Nomination Advances

Posted 11.21.2013 | Politics

By MARTIN CRUTSINGER, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON (AP) — A Senate panel has advanced Janet Yellen's nomination to lead the Federal Reserve, s...

Zach Carter

Obama: Larry Summers Would Make Excellent Fed Chair | Zach Carter | Posted 08.09.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama on Friday pushed back against rumors that his former economic adviser Larry Summers has "the inside track" among ...