The Great Recession: Facts Vs Denials

The Great Recession: Facts Vs Denials Authored by Matthew Piepenburg via GoldSwitzerland.com, Once again, the US is facing a recession which Main Street feels, Wall Street whistles...

Fed Governor Bowman sees 'similarly sized' rate hikes ahead after three-quarter point moves

The Fed, at its last two policy meetings, raised benchmark borrowing rates by 0.75 percentage point. Markets are anticipating a third straight big increase when the central bank meets again in...

Market Extra: A red-hot July jobs number has traders penciling in another jumbo Fed rate hike

Traders pencil in a third 75 basis point rate rise by the Federal Reserve at their next meeting. Fed-funds futures reflect a 67% probability the rate would move the rate up by 75 basis points, or...

Rex Nutting: Workers are falling behind inflation with every paycheck, but that won’t reassure a Fed determined to...

The U.S. economy added 528,000 jobs in July. The unemployment rate fell to 3.5%, matching the lowest rate in more than 50 years. Too much of a good thing can cause problems, such as higher...

Job Gains & Powell's Pains Demolish Dovish-Dreams, Spark Market Turmoil This Week

Job Gains & Powell's Pains Demolish Dovish-Dreams, Spark Market Turmoil This Week With a 'malarkey' of Fed Speakers all singing from the same hymn sheet - no pivot, we're battling...

Consumer Credit Surged In June, 2nd Largest Monthly Increase Ever

Consumer Credit Surged In June, 2nd Largest Monthly Increase Ever Last month we began to see the first signs of the consumer cracking as credit numbers slowed drastically after months...

Founder of BitMEX: Predicts ETH will hit $5,000 if the Fed turns and Ethereum Merge is successful

Arthur Hayes, the founder of BitMEX, wrote today to express his opinions on the impact of the Ethereum merger. If the Fed changes and Merge is successful, he predicts that ETH will reach $5,000....

Stocks dip after strong jobs data offers mixed news for investors

Some say the market is right to be worried: "The Fed isn't finished and neither is the Bear," one analyst said.

Economic Report: Coming up: U.S. jobs report for July

The U.S. added a sizzling 528,000 new jobs in July. The unemployment rate fell to 3.5% from 3.6%. The increase in hiring blew past Wall Street estimates. Yet the robust report could add to...

The Fed will have to 'break this economy' to tame inflation after the strong jobs report, Mohamed El-Erian says

"[The Fed] is not going to welcome this report. It's bad news for them in every single way...it makes the notion that we are at 'neutral' comical."

Mohamed El-Erian: 'The Fed got itself into a cognitive trap'

The Bank of England announced its biggest rate hike since 1995 on Thursday, following the lead of the Federal Reserve in the U.S., which has been raising rates to respond to skyrocketing...

With 528,000 jobs added in July, the U.S. labor market is on fire

It's a hot summer with a labor market to match. The question is no longer "is this a recession," but rather: "Is the job market too hot for the Fed's comfort?"Driving the news: The jobs slowdown...

Mohamed El-Erian: 'The Fed got itself into a cognitive trap'

The Bank of England announced its biggest rate hike since 1995 on Thursday. Some Fed watchers believe the U.S. central bank acted too slowly. Inflation has hit a new 40-year high, and the latest...

Wall Street Reacts To Today's "Phenomenally Strong" Jobs Report

Wall Street Reacts To Today's "Phenomenally Strong" Jobs Report We already know how the markets have responded to this morning's "good news" in the jobs data - rate-hike expectations...

Navigating Risk-Reward

Navigating Risk-Reward Authored by Sven Henrich via NorthmanTrader.com, Time for an update on macro and technicals as we are navigating through the complex market fog of war in 2022...

Ex-Fed insider: A full-blown recession is 'almost certainly' coming

The Fed began its quest to tame inflation late, leaving the central bank little choice other than to slam the brakes on the economy by drastically raising interest rates. "Almost certainly there...

Ex-Fed insider: A full-blown recession is 'almost certainly' coming

The Fed began its quest to tame inflation late, leaving the central bank little choice other than to slam the brakes on the economy by drastically raising interest rates. "Almost certainly there...

Peter Morici: The Fed’s inflation promises are simply not credible

Chairman Jerome Powell needs the Biden administration to allow more oil and gas production and to arm Ukraine to push back Russia and break the grain blockade.

How Technocommunism Will Institute The CBDC: The Central Bank Game Plan In Under 3 Minutes

How Technocommunism Will Institute The CBDC: The Central Bank Game Plan In Under 3 Minutes Via '2nd Smartest Guy In The World' Substack, The entire global financial system is now...

Fed's James Bullard expresses confidence that the economy can achieve a 'soft landing'

The Fed has a good chance of not tanking the economy and achieving a soft landing, St. Louis Fed President James Bullard said.

Pelosi Plane & Powell's Pals Prompt More Market Mayhem

Pelosi Plane & Powell's Pals Prompt More Market Mayhem Today's price action was driven by Pelosi (and China's lack of starting WW3) and hawkish FedSpeak, jawboning back the market's...

The Fed: Top Fed officials say U.S. interest rates to keep rising until high inflation eases

The U.S. Federal Reserve is raising its interest rates. The rate hike is needed to keep inflation under control, officials say. The increase is expected to take place over the next few months,...

Markets Turmoil As Bad News Is Not Great News Anymore

Markets Turmoil As Bad News Is Not Great News Anymore Shitty data has been very supportive for the last few days in markets as the world and their pet rabbit anticipates a Fed pivot...

Barrage Of Central Bankers Warn Markets Powell Hasn't "Pivoted" But Is It Too Late

Barrage Of Central Bankers Warn Markets Powell Hasn't "Pivoted" But Is It Too Late After last Friday's close, when stocks just completed their best month since November 2020 following...

Outside the Box: The Fed vowed to crush inflation with higher rates. Then the stock market rallied. Here’s why....

The Federal Reserve on Wednesday raised interest rates by another 75 basis points. The central bank, under Powell, reiterated that the path of least resistance is well-represented by the so-called...

Outside the Box: The Fed vowed to crush inflation with higher rates. Then the stock market rallied. Here’s why....

Slaying the inflation dragon isn't done with baby steps. Expect much higher interest rates as a headwind for equities.

Why some people actually want a recession (and others say that's crazy)

The Fed is aiming for a "soft landing" in which it hikes interest rates juuuust enough to slow demand without choking it off. Many economists and lawmakers are pushing back on that idea, arguing...

Why some people actually want a recession (and others say that's crazy)

The Fed is aiming for a "soft landing" in which it hikes interest rates juuuust enough to slow demand without choking it off. Many economists and lawmakers are pushing back on that idea, arguing...

Powell-Pivot' Hope Sends Stocks To Best Month Since April 2020, Crypto & Credit Soar

'Powell-Pivot' Hope Sends Stocks To Best Month Since April 2020, Crypto & Credit Soar The 'most hated' rally ever was sparked by a belief in 'peak inflation', and desperate faith that...

Dispirited homebuyers show why Fed’s unprecedented fight against inflation is beginning to succeed

The Fed is jacking up interest rates in hopes that doing so slows the economy enough to bring down inflation. What the Fed does has profound implications for companies, consumers and the U.S....

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