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The Five-Tool Bond Market

Danielle DiMartino Booth

Federal Reserve officials appear to be experiencing some sort of group out of body experience, in full born public form. And it’s the formerly squeamish leading the charge. The doves are convincingly cooing in the most hawkish language conceivable. Critically, the market is taking policymakers at their word. Odds of a March rate hike are baked into the cake...

UpEnding the Fed: The Administration Redemption

Danielle DiMartino Booth

Back on Planet Earth, the hope that springs eternal – at least in my Federal Reserve-focused existence – is that the opportunity to redeem the nation’s central bank and give it back to the people is finally upon us. Will the Administration redeem the country? We’ll soon begin to get the answers to that question...

By | February, 24, 2017|Categories: Articles, Featured|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Fed Up: Culture Shock

Danielle DiMartino Booth

You’re not imagining things. The price of that pound of bacon has gone up. And for once, it would seem, the data validate your observation. The consumer price index (CPI) rose 2.5 percent over last year – call that a five-year high. Inflation was driven by the sustained and welcome (at least in oil country) rise in energy and the first jump in food prices in nine months...

Gold in Yen Higher Than USD As Trump, Abe Meet

Kitco News

Gold prices moved higher leading into President Donald Trump and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s press conference on Friday, especially gold priced in Japanese yen. According to Kitco’s currency charts, spot gold priced in USD last traded at $1,235.40 an ounce, down 0.01%...

By | February, 10, 2017|Categories: Articles, Featured|Tags: , , , , , , , , |0 Comments