Is the Fed’s Balance Sheet Headed for the Crapper?

Danielle DiMartino Booth

I was already writing about the Fed ahead of today’s release of the March FOMC meeting minutes when the news of Richmond Federal Reserve President Jeffrey Lacker's abrupt resignation hit the wires...

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...

Bubba’s Bottom Line #308 New Highs Alongside Unresolved Debt & Toxic Assets

Todd "Bubba" Horwitz hosts episode 308 of Bubba's Bottom Line to discuss the new highs reached in markets contrasted alongside unresolved debt & toxic assets left on the FEDs balance sheet. Todd, expects a brief sell-off followed by a rally, but that in the long-term, interest rates need to return to historical norms so the middle-class may begin to rebuild. In his closing editorial, Todd discusses the controversy regarding companies politicizing their brands via dropping Ivanka Trump's line of clothing and jewelry

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Bloomberg: Heed the Fed’s Balance Sheet Banter

Danielle DiMartino Booth

How is it exactly that we’ve journeyed from Uber-Doveville to life on Tightening Row? My answer is, "You tell me." In the space of one election, Fed officials have metamorphosed from crying for fiscal stimulus to opining that the economy doesn’t really need all that much help after all from fiscal authorities...