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New Fed to Be ‘A Tad More Hawkish,’ Says Eisenbeis

Author: , Post Date: January 9, 2018
New Fed to Be 'A Tad More Hawkish,' Says Robert Eisenbeis Ph.D. – Bloomberg

Robert Eisenbeis, vice chairman at Cumberland Advisors, talks about potential choices to serve as Federal Reserve Vice Chairman and how changes at the Fed can impact monetary policy. He speaks on “Bloomberg Markets: European Close.”  Direct link to video: https://www.bloomberg.com/news/videos/2018-01-09/new-fed-to-be-a-tad-more-hawkish-says-eisenbeis-video

December 2017 FOMC Minutes

Author: Robert Eisenbeis, Ph.D., Post Date: January 5, 2018
Cumberland Advisors Market Commentary by Robert Eisenbeis, Ph.D.

On Wednesday, the Fed released the minutes of the FOMC’s December meeting.  As usual, the minutes followed the standard format, mirroring the way presentations and discussions proceed at FOMC meetings.  It began with a brief summary report by the manager of the Open Market Desk in New York.  There were only two notable pieces of […]

Fed, Bonds & Interest Rates

Author: David R. Kotok, Post Date: November 27, 2017
Cumberland Advisors Market Commentary by David Kotok

Ben White had this to say about Fed appointments last week in his Politico “Morning Money” column: “FED TALK – Look for the vice chair nomination to come fairly soon. Mohamed El-Erian remains in the mix but could also be a candidate for the New York Fed. John Taylor sounds like a no-go for vice […]