Danielle DiMartino Booth

What role should the Federal Reserve play? That of shepherd of the dollar’s buying power alone, nix the employment mandate that’s triggered mission creep? Or should policymakers continue to stab away at maximizing employment at the expense of future bouts of financial stability, you know, for the greater good, because the private sector can’t or won’t?

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...

Home Ownership: Dream or Nightmare

Most of us have grown up with the same American dream of owning our own home. Unfortunately, between currency manipulation and the greatest Ponzi scheme run by the Federal Government and Federal Reserve, the American dream is quickly becoming the American nightmare. Home ownership could be going the way of the horse and buggy...

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...

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Federal Reserve Policy: The Cash Menagerie

Danielle DiMartino Booth

The Daily Shot’s Lev Borodovsky has been inducing a steady stream of Deja vu moments of late. The Greeks have a debt problem. Italian yields are on the rise. And an overly intrusive central bank has pushed two-thirds of junk bond yields to under three percent...

FED Inflation Self Serving Rubbish

Todd “Bubba” Horwitz

In the cockeyed world of the Federal Reserve and their see through the looking glass attitude, it’s hard to imagine that so many well-educated book smart people continually try to pass off their inflation tricks to cover up the money printing and damage to the dollar...

Is a Crisis Brewing in the “Safe” Bond Market?

Fixing the FED

Today on The Bubba Show, we get Fed Up with Danielle DiMartino Booth, the author of the new book FED UP due out on February 14th. Danielle, who worked for the FED, reveals secrets from the inside and discusses with Bubba her views on how the FED is doing...

The Corporate Bond Market: Binge Borrowing

Danielle DiMartino Booth

If it bleeds, it leads. And so we begin the year with the ritual of bond market gurus’ warnings on the perils of rising yields. Bill Gross tells us a 2.6-percent handle on the 10-year Treasury is sufficient to set us on the path to ruin...