fbpx

Month: December 2014

SNB Takes Snap From The Fed And Markets Run With The Ball – Ep. 38

SNB Takes Snap From The Fed And Markets Run With The Ball Negative deposit rates in Switzerland send U.S. stocks up 420 points. Two-day Wall Street rally over 700 points on nothing but Central Bank inflation Swiss move triggers QE speculation and higher gold prices Janet Yellen merely suggested the economy is strong enough to …

SNB Takes Snap From The Fed And Markets Run With The Ball – Ep. 38 Read More »

Yellen Bluffs Future Rate Hikes and Traders Pretend to Believe Her – Ep. 37

Yellen Bluffs Future Rate Hikes and Traders Pretend to Believe Her – Ep. 37 FOMC wrapped up meeting with Yellen press conference Most people expected “considerable time” to be dropped Bloomberg believes “considerable” dropped in favor of “patience” The Fed didn’t change anything The Fed didn’t actually say anything Markets up on Yellen’s optimistic non-news …

Yellen Bluffs Future Rate Hikes and Traders Pretend to Believe Her – Ep. 37 Read More »

Stretches "Considerable" Considerably

Fed Statement Stretches “Considerable” Considerably

Apparently Bill Clinton, the man who helped us ponder what the meaning of “is” is, now writes statements for the Federal Reserve. With the economic statistics apparently painting a rosy economic picture¬†(In my opinion: ignoring the more numerous data points evidencing the opposite), I feel the majority of observers believed that the Fed would finally …

Fed Statement Stretches “Considerable” Considerably Read More »

You Know the Bubble’s About to Pop When Jim Cramer Gives Germany Economic Advice – Ep. 36

You Know the Bubble’s About to Pop When Jim Cramer Gives Germany Economic Advice Ep. 36 Oil and Russia viewed to be at the epicenter of this week’s market chaos Why is the oil price dropping? The market anticipates a drop in demand due to global recession Winding down of QE triggering market instability Economic …

You Know the Bubble’s About to Pop When Jim Cramer Gives Germany Economic Advice – Ep. 36 Read More »

Yellen’s Recovery is as real as George ‘s Beach House Ep. 35

Yellen’s Recovery is as real as George Costanza’s Hamptons Beach House Ep. 35 Volatile Friday followed by Monday rally trend The stock market has rallied very high very fast with little technical support. The gold market had its best week relative to equities. Only a dozen markets have beaten gold this year. Rally started with …

Yellen’s Recovery is as real as George ‘s Beach House Ep. 35 Read More »

Was the U.S. Oil Boom Just Another Fed Inflated Bubble and is it Contained? Ep. 34

Was the U.S. Oil Boom Just Another Fed Inflated Bubble and is it Contained? Ep. 34 If oil goes down to $35/barrel we will not be able to produce oil for export at that price. It is no accident that oil prices are dropping as the Fed is ending QE. What are the implications for …

Was the U.S. Oil Boom Just Another Fed Inflated Bubble and is it Contained? Ep. 34 Read More »