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Stanley Fischer on the Balance Sheet: There will be no Tantrum on Wall Street

The Fed

04/18/2017FedWatch
Stanley Fischer said on Monday that a negative market response to balance sheet reduction was unlikely.

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Dimon and Kashkari Clash on the Health of Banks

The FedFinancial MarketsMoney and Banks

04/13/2017FedWatch
The Fed's Neel Kashkari and JPMorgan's Jamie Dimon recently sparred over the health of banks. How much loss can the banks absorb?

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The End of Ultra-Easy Money?

The Fed

04/11/2017FedWatch
At a recent public discussion, Yellen continued to claim she intends to end stimulative monetary policy.

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FOMC Minutes: Continued Talk of Balance Sheet Strategy

The FedFinancial Markets

04/06/2017FedWatch
The FOMC minutes continue the emphasis on the balance sheet. They've started raising the Fed Funds target, how far can they get on the balance sheet?

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Richmond Fed's Lacker, Source of Medley Leak, Announces Immediate Resignation

The Fed

04/04/2017FedWatch
Richmond Fed President Lacker says he was source of the 2012 Medley leak and announces his immediate resignation.

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The Fed's Emerging Balance Sheet Plan

The Fed

04/03/2017FedWatch
The Fed's 2017 narrative is balance sheet adjustment. But how far can they get without a market protest?

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Central Banks are Completely Oblivious

Financial MarketsGlobal Economy

03/31/2017FedWatch
The ECB's Peter Praet's recent comment on the stability of the financial system reveals a remarkable blindness.

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Klaas Knot on ECB Tapering: "We'll See."

The FedGlobal Economy

03/30/2017FedWatch
As the Fed continues to hike rates, the ECB must soon follow the course of cutting back on "easing" policy.

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Janet Yellen on Workforce Development

The Fed

03/29/2017FedWatch
Yellen sees challenges to be solved in the labor market, but completely misses the Fed and government's hand in the problems.

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Fed Financial Statements: $6 Billion Drop in Fed Remittances

The FedTaxes and Spending

03/24/2017FedWatch
Every year the Fed remits its profits to the US Treasury every year. A drop in Fed profits means less for the US Treasury.

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