Whether it is earnings hockey-sticks, global growth ramps, or fiscal cliff resolutions, it seems the market can only see the silver-lining. We temper that extreme bullish view with the fact that all the monetary policy good news has to be out now - f
From Morgan Stanley's Adam Parker, a paragraph that captures the zeitgeist of the market
The Fed did it again!
But during this election season the American people are told to put all of their attention on the "red team" and the "blue team". We are told that the two major political parties are philosophical opposites and that they want to take the United
Why QE3 Is a Failure - Murray Rothbard explained it in advance / How We Gain Our Freedom - Not by violence, but by refusing to serve. Article by Karen Kwiatkowski / To Arms!
Have you ever noticed how it seems like the public can only handle one major issue at a time?
In oil markets guru Stephen Schork's latest report, he takes issue with the Federal Reserve's recent argument that inflation is going to remain subdued.
Last Thursday, the Federal Reserve unveiled its latest monetary policy: unlimited QE.
The mantra is repeated over and over: You can’t discharge student loans through bankruptcy.
"It has never been easy to have a rational conversation about the value of gold," wrote Ken Rogoff in a 2010 piece titled $10,000 Gold?.
American Power Source makes military clothing in Fayette, Ala., but its government contract expires in October. Federal Prison Industries – which also operates under the name UNICOR will snag the work, and leave the task to inmates
It's official: Americans are slipping into poverty at a rate that experts warn is accelerating. The U.S. Census continues to release figures that are not only disheartening, but frightening. Worse, as real household income declines, inflation is hea
Bernanke knows QE3 will fail to revive the real economy, but he doesn't care; his real job is to protect the Fed's political power and the banking sector's wealth.
Since QEternity was announced, the spread between the 30Y mortgage and 10Y Treasury has collapsed from an already very tight (in anticipation of QE3) level to simply incredible levels.
How QE3 Will Make The Wealthy Even Wealthier While Causing Living Standards To Fall For The Rest Of Us
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In the past month, the number of jobs created in the country were a lot lower than expected.
Felix Zulauf, a Swiss hedge fund manager, is out with another bearish forecast for stocks, bonds and currencies.
What is it that makes Keynesians so insanely self destructive?
"Everything will collapse" is the consequence Gloom, Boom, & Doom's Marc Faber sees from the Fed's latest 'stimulus' (and the fallacy and misconception of how money-printing can help employment).
New numbers that have just been released show that things are getting worse for American families.
You can't accuse Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke of not living up to his nickname.
Listening to CNBC this morning is nauseating, quite frankly, especially Cramer.
The Fed’s launch of QE3 looks more than a tad desperate.
Ratings firm Egan-Jones cut its credit rating on the U.S. government to "AA-" from "AA," citing its opinion that quantitative easing from the Federal Reserve would hurt the U.S. economy and the country's credit quality.
With the announcement of QE3, the Fed just doing what central banks do. Someday, the market will do what it does, too--destroy the malinvestment and bubbles the central bank creates.
A new paper recommended as a "required read" to Business Insider by hedge fund legend Cliff Asness charges that America is getting swindled by the investment management industry.
The Fed's announcement of QE Unlimited was a clear departure from past strategy: Rather than seeing asset purchases as an amount of money injected into the financial system, the Fed is now aggressively using the power of future guidance.
The U.S. House of Representatives has approved a six-month stopgap government funding bill on a 329 to 91 vote, putting aside the partisan warfare of the past 18 months in bipartisan resolve to avoid a budget showdown ahead of the November election.