Posts Tagged ‘FOMC’

  • The Federal Reserve Action-QE3 Speculation Still on the Table
    Posted by on August 1st, 2012 at 2:30 pm, Comments: 0

    Today the FOMC released their statement. Here are some excerpts of germane things you might want to know Growth in employment has been slow in [...]

  • Gridlock Isn’t Necessarily Good
    Posted by on September 22nd, 2011 at 8:15 am, Comments: 0

    I remember in the halcyon days of the Bill Clinton Presidency, many told me, “gridlock is good”. Republican controlled houses of Congress with a Democrat [...]

  • Fed Does the Twist
    Posted by on September 21st, 2011 at 2:48 pm, Comments: 0

    They couldn’t leave well enough alone. There is a profound difference between men and women. When there is a problem, women want to talk about [...]

  • SOTU Yesterday, FOMC Meeting Is Today
    Posted by on January 26th, 2011 at 5:45 am, Comments: 0

    The market has a big week for digesting non-caloric news. The State of the Union was last night. I learned three things Obama wants to [...]

  • Fed Governor Charlie Evans Wants to Be AGGRESSIVE
    Posted by on October 6th, 2010 at 9:15 am, Comments: 0

    Evans was featured today in a Wall Street Journal story.  I guess well over a trillion in fiscal stimulus when you add up TARP, TALF, [...]

  • Central Bankers Want to Print Money
    Posted by on September 22nd, 2010 at 8:44 am, Comments: 0

    In both England and the US, central bankers are moving towards more quantitative ease. “QE2″ is the tag for this action. The September minutes of [...]

  • FOMC
    Posted by on September 21st, 2010 at 3:42 pm, Comments: 0

    Would have been a good day to play 18 holes, go in, trade, play 18 again. The FOMC voted 8-1 to hold rates steady.  I [...]

  • Diane Swonk, FOMC, Bloomberg TV
    Posted by on August 10th, 2010 at 11:39 pm, Comments: 0

    Today after the Federal Reserve announced its policy, I was on Bloomberg TV.  Diane Swonk of Mesirow Financial was also on. When asked if I [...]

  • Da Fed, Meeting Tomorrow
    Posted by on August 9th, 2010 at 3:29 pm, Comments: 0

    I believe the Fed meeting tomorrow will be anti-climactic. The FOMC cannot move on interest rates. Certainly, there is no propensity to raise them-even though [...]