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Federal Funds Is Not Falling With The Rest of Them

By |2019-06-24T18:57:04-04:00June 24th, 2019|Bonds, Currencies, Economy, Federal Reserve/Monetary Policy, Markets|

It’s difficult a lot of times to easily and succinctly describe what’s going on inside a monetary system that; 1. Spans the entire world, easily jumping across if not erasing geographical boundaries; 2. Is located in the shadows, leaving us with no direct data or statistics; 3. Often works in a dizzying array of complexities. [...]

Curve-sanity

By |2019-06-12T19:01:18-04:00June 12th, 2019|Currencies, Economy, Federal Reserve/Monetary Policy, Markets|

There are those which are so very clear in their disingenuousness – to the point of overdoing it and becoming obviously absurd. In the increasingly desperate rush to downplay the headlong race to rate cuts, this one’s up there: Eurodollar futures traders, having decided that the Federal Reserve is likely to cut the fed funds [...]

Bills, Beige, And the Consequences of the Disappeared Labor Shortage

By |2019-06-06T12:50:36-04:00June 6th, 2019|Bonds, Currencies, Economy, Federal Reserve/Monetary Policy, Markets|

Early last month, the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reported that the unemployment rate in the United States had fallen to just 3.6%. It was the lowest in half a century, seemingly an amazing feat for the most puzzling boom ever conceived. Everyone says it is going gangbusters, but is everyone saying so simply because [...]

Bad Steepening Bills and Europe’s Possible Self-Reinforcing Recession Processes

By |2019-06-04T17:51:35-04:00June 4th, 2019|Bonds, Currencies, Economy, Federal Reserve/Monetary Policy, Markets|

Normally, it’s a very good sign when the yield curve steepens. If longer-term rates are rising faster than those on the shorter end of the curve, it would say the bond market is forecasting a better probability of normal. Given where interest rates have been the last decade plus, this kind of steepening is what [...]

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