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The IRA: Powell Fed Embraces Monetary Relativity

Author: Chris Whalen, Post Date: September 23, 2020
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Chris Whalen quotes Bob Eisenbeis and others for his publication, The Institutional Risk Analyst, on financial and banking issues. Read this excerpt from a September 2020 edition or the full post linked below. The idea of the FOMC deciding when average inflation targeting (AIT) has made up for periods of price deflation seems to stretch […]

Politico – Economy to dominate the stretch run

Author: , Post Date: September 8, 2020
David R. Kotok

Excerpt from… Economy to dominate the stretch run By BEN WHITE and AUBREE ELIZA WEAVER – 09/08/2020 Economy to dominate the stretch run — MM has written this before but it really came into focus this weekend as President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence began an assault to convince Americans that the economy […]

Fed’s Jay Powell creating ’zombie’ firms, says noted Fed watcher

Author: , Post Date: September 7, 2020
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Excerpt from… Fed’s Jay Powell creating ’zombie’ firms, says noted Fed watcher September 7, 2020 – by Erin Arvedlund Is the Federal Reserve’s lower-for-longer interest rate policy worsening the income divide and benefiting Wall Street, not Main Street? Is it actually thwarting innovation in the markets? Yes, concludes Danielle DiMartino Booth, CEO and chief strategist […]

Stocks Decline; Dollar Snaps Four-Day Retreat: Markets Wrap

Author: , Post Date: April 1, 2020
David R. Kotok

Excerpt from… Stocks Decline; Dollar Snaps Four-Day Retreat: Markets Wrap By BLOOMBERG NEWS – 03/30/2020 Stocks declined on Monday and U.S. equity futures slipped after a bounce in risk assets last week was buried by three days of negative news on the coronavirus. The dollar rebounded and Treasuries turned higher, while oil fell. Drops in […]

Morning Money – Trump’s dangerous dance with Wall Street

Author: , Post Date: March 25, 2020
David R. Kotok

Excerpt from… Morning Money – Trump’s dangerous dance with Wall Street By BEN WHITE and AUBREE ELIZA WEAVER – 03/25/2020 CNBC reported that President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence held a conference call on Tuesday with big Wall Street investors to discuss re-starting the economy during the coronavirus crisis. Titans on the call […]

As stock markets tumble because of coronavirus, this time feels different

Author: , Post Date: February 28, 2020
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As stock markets tumble because of coronavirus, this time feels different Traditional methods for arresting an investor panic might be no match for fallout from global pandemic By David J. Lynch Feb 28 Excerpt below… The coronavirus panic that sent stock markets tumbling this week has triggered calls for the federal government to intervene, relying […]

U.S. markets drop into correction territory, extending brutal week of losses

Author: , Post Date: February 27, 2020
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U.S. markets drop into correction territory, extending brutal week of losses Traditional methods for arresting an investor panic might be no match for fallout from global pandemic By David J. Lynch, Rachel Siegel and Thomas Heath – Feb 27 Excerpt below… The Dow Jones industrial average plunged nearly 1,200 points on Thursday, capping its worst […]

Cumberland Advisors Market Commentary – The Virus & The “Truth”

Author: David R. Kotok, Post Date: February 26, 2020
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Without a vaccine, the best medicine for an epidemic is the truth. Lies and cover-ups make matters worse; we all know it. We recently saw it in Wilmington, North Carolina, where a fake news report of coronavirus cases triggered disruption in the regional medical system. It is hard to catch a perpetrator of an internet […]