wolfstreet.com / by Wolf Richter • March 26, 2015
“We don’t see the economy being as strong as portrayed in the media.”
The manufacturing survey for March released today by the Kansas City Fed isn’t the most important manufacturing survey in the US. It covers the Tenth Federal Reserve District: the western third of Missouri; […]
theburningplatform.com / By Jim Quinn / 25th March 2015
It’s funny how the truth sometimes leaks out from the government. I’m guessing that Mr. Ted Berg will not be working for the Office of Financial Research much longer. This new agency was created by the Dodd Frank Law and is supposed to protect consumers […]
globaleconomicanalysis.blogspot.com / Mike “Mish” Shedlock / March 25, 2015
In the wake of a 6th consecutive decline in business spending GDP Growth Estimates Tumble, Again.
The Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta on Wednesday put its gauge at 0.2%, down from its earlier estimate of 0.3%. Morgan Stanley economists lowered their estimate for first-quarter growth to […]
theeconomiccollapseblog.com / By Michael Snyder on March 25th, 2015
Since the depths of the last recession, the price of ground beef in the United States has doubled. Has your paycheck doubled since then? Even though the Federal Reserve insists that we are in a “low inflation” environment, the government’s own numbers show that the price […]
wallstreetexaminer.com / Courtesy of Confounded Interest, by Anthony B. Sanders • March 25, 2015
There was an excellent Bloomberg article entitled “Yellen Is Watching These Four Indicators for Signals on When to Raise Rates.”
Forget the Federal Open Market Committee’s pledge to be “patient” in raising rates from near zero. Forget “considerable time” and […]
wallstreetonparade.com / By Pam Martens and Russ Martens / March 25, 2015
Bloomberg News is carrying an article today that raises the question as to whether cash for trash may be the comeback kid at the European Central Bank. That, in turn, leads to speculation as to how long it will be before the […]
goldstockbull.com / By Jason Hamlin / March 25th, 2015
Precious metals have rebounded strongly over the past week, following comments from the Federal Reserve. While the FED dropped the word “patient” from their statement last week in relation to raising interest rates, Yellen clarified that removing the term patient does not mean the Fed is […]
goldsilverworlds.com / via Money Metals / March 24, 2015
Never before has holding bonds denominated in national currencies been more risky and less rewarding. That may seem like a provocative statement, but it’s not hyperbole. It’s the reality investors around the world now face.
Sovereign debt issued by Western governments sport record-low yields […]
news.goldseek.com / By Jeffrey Nichols / 24 March 2015
From day to day and week to week, short-run fluctuations in the price of gold have, of late, been driven almost entirely by expectations of prospective Federal Reserve monetary policies, particularly with respect to short-term interest rates.
In turn, these expectations have been driven by the […]
paulcraigroberts.org / by Paul Craig Roberts / March 23, 2015
The Saker interviews Paul Craig Roberts
I had been wanting to interview Paul Craig Roberts for a long time already. For many years I have been following his writings and interviews and every time I read what he had to say I was hoping that […]
globaleconomicanalysis.blogspot.com / Mike “Mish” Shedlock / March 23, 2015
The laugh of today comes from Fed non-voting member James Bullard who says Raise Rates or Face ‘Devastating’ Bubbles.
The US risks inflating asset price bubbles with “devastating consequences” if it leaves interest rates at zero, according to a senior Federal Reserve official.
James Bullard, head […]
wallstreetexaminer.com / by Anthony B. Sanders, Courtesy of Confounded Interest • March 22, 2015
Surprise! The Citi US Economic Surprise Index keeps plunging downwards.
The Citi Economic Surprise Indices measure data surprises relative to market expectations. A positive reading means that data releases have been stronger than expected and a negative reading means that […]
investmentwatchblog.com / March 23rd, 2015
U.S. DOLLAR COLLAPSE – Federal Reserve Speech Points Towards U.S. Economic Catastrophe
U.S. Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen testified before Congress on Tuesday after presenting her semiannual monetary policy report.
The Federal Reserve will not hike rates for the next few Federal Open Market Committee meetings, according to […]
news.goldseek.com / By Frank Holmes / 23 March 2015
Gold had a constructive rally in the back half of the week after the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) highlighted the weak inflationary pressures facing the economy and lowered its projections for interest-rate increases. Despite the Federal Reserve removing the “patient” language from its […]
lewrockwell.com / by The Daily Bell / March 23, 2015
From the Bionic Mosquito
Today’s DB interview is with Daniel McAdams, from the Ron Paul Institute for Peace and Prosperity. The interview offers a valuable reminder that war isthe issue for all individuals concerned with libertarian, liberal, and free-market (e.g. Austrian) ideas.
I offer […]
news.goldseek.com / By Warren Bevan / 22 March 2015
A great week for markets and stocks who broke out earlier in the week off lows and then continued nice action into Friday.
I’m quite heavy into stocks now, mostly focused on the pharma and biotech sectors that I’ve been focused on for a long […]
danielamerman.com / by Daniel R. Amerman, CFA / March 20, 2015
Riding a tiger is one thing. But getting off the tiger, without that tiger then whirling around and consuming you – now that is another thing altogether.
A short non-econospeak translation of the results of the March 17-18 Federal Reserve meeting is that […]
streettalklive.com / Lance Roberts / 19 March 2015
I was having lunch with a very dear friend of mine yesterday, who is also a very successful financial planner and advisor, who stunned me with an obvious question: “Has the dumb money become the smart money?”
What we were discussing is that, collectively, the majority […]
teapartyeconomist.com / by Gary North / March 19, 2015
On February 25, I wrote this report: Yellen Says No Rate Hikes, As I Knew She Would.
Yesterday, the Dow was up 227 points at the end of the day — a swing of over 400 points. For what? For nothing. No action taken on […]
kingworldnews.com / March 19, 2015
As we move closer to a pivotal moment in history, today the top trends forecaster in the world spoke with King World News about a great danger that is now threatening the world. He also warned that we have never seen anything like this in history.
Gerald Celente: “One […]