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Bank of Canada Raises Rates for First Time in 7 Years

Money and Banking

07/12/2017FedWatch
It may be minor, but this week's rate hike should be just high enough so the Bank of Canada can cut them again when things start to get tough.

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Beware the Predictions of "Experts" Like Janet Yellen

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

07/03/2017FedWatch
Alarm bells should go off when an economist, central banker or government official declares there’s no danger of economic turmoil in the near future.

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Beyond the Failure to Hit 2% Inflation

05/31/2017FedWatch
According to the Fed's preferred measure of rising prices, it has failed to hit it's 2% price inflation target. Enter “flexible price-level targeting.”

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Balance Sheet Normalization, Or Not

The Fed

05/17/2017FedWatch
Fed commentators have been talking up the "balance sheet normalization" theme. Turns out, shockingly, it's not actually going to be normalized.

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BEA Releases Q1 GDP: 0.7%

The Fed

04/28/2017FedWatch
The BEA released advanced data for 2017's first quarter GDP, reporting a low 0.7%. This is the worst reading in 3 years. The narrative is coming undone.

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Beware, Dissenter of the Monetary Regime

The FedMoney and Banking

01/26/2017FedWatch
Tim Duy takes to Bloomberg to warn the world about the possibility of "hard-money" advocates getting into the Fed.

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