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Another Bond Market Conundrum?

Is the U.S. economy in the midst of another bond market "conundrum"? The last time we had one was in 2005 when former Fed chairman Alan Greenspan became perplexed over long-term interest rates failing to rise with the tightening of monetary policy. Show More Summary

Yellen + Jackson Hole = More Growth

New Fed Chairman Janet Yellen and other major central bankers at their annual Jackson Hole conference seem to have committed a heresy by advocating full employment as the goal of central bank policies, above and beyond fighting inflation. Show More Summary

The Fed's Track Record: $389,863 Spent For Every Job Created… AT BEST

The Fed likes to claim that its policies are aimed at helping Main Street. Ben Bernanke began this argument when he was still Fed Chairman. Janet Yellen has since taken it a step further claiming that she comes from an “intellectualShow More Summary

Coaching Clinic?

Traditional options expiration date arrives today. We have options expirations all the time nowadays. Financial repression will last forever, or at least until Fed Chairman Yellen says it won't. Bonds continue to rally and equities like ZIRP. Show More Summary

Backseat Fed Chair Doesn’t Appreciate Janet Yellen’s Commentary On Stock Valuations

Far be it for Larry Summers to tell the person who he was passed over for the Fed Chairman gig how to do her job but… Larry Summers has a message for Janet Yellen: Get out of the stock-picking business. At least that was the takeaway...Show More Summary

IMF's Christine Lagarde Joins The Chorus, Warns Market Is "Too Upbeat"

First, three weeks ago, it was the BIS. Then, last week, it was Janet Yellen, Series 7, 63 certified, who during last week's Humphrey Hawkins testimony, did what no Fed Chairman had done before: commented on stock prices, and what'sShow More Summary

Bernanke Pitched A Gem, Yellen Needs To Raise Rates For The Save

Ben Bernanke pitched his way out of a jam during the financial crisis six years ago. In the Fed’s extraordinary fight to stave off deflation, the former Fed chairman is a middle reliever who inherited a bunch of base runners from the starting pitcher in this game, Alan Greenspan.  It hasn’t been pretty but judging [...]

Wolf Richter: Bank Regulator OCC Details Crazy Risk-Taking, Blames Fed

Yves here. Former Fed Chairman William McChesney Martin famously said that the job of the central bank was "to take away the punch bowl just as the party gets going." That line of thinking went out of fashion under Alan Greenspan. Now...Show More Summary

The $1.5 Trillion Short And Noisy Inflation Trades

Submitted by Derrick Wulf of No Easy Trade blog, One of the highlights of an otherwise uneventful press conference by Fed Chairman Janet Yellen earlier this week was her carefree dismissal of recent inflation gains as mere “noise.” This...Show More Summary

Let The Party Begin (And Watch The Mounting Fear In The Fed Chairman's Eyes As The CPI Rises)

By Katy Delay: I have become impatient over the last few years with the incredible slowness of the dénouement, i.e. the final act of this Great Keynesian Experiment directed by the Federal Reserve Board that began shortly after the Board's inception in 1913. Show More Summary

NY Times' Sorkin: Ben Bernanke Wants To Be The Next Commissioner Of Baseball

Former Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke wants to succeed Bud Selig as commissioner of Major League Baseball, New York Times reporter Andrew Ross Sorkin said this morning on CNBC's Squawk On The Street. Sorkin was responding to a New York Times story by Michael S. Show More Summary

Central Banks Calendar for Week of May 19-23, 2014

Monday Dallas Fed’s Fisher and San Francisco Fed’s Williams speak on a panel discussing the role of the Federal Reserve at 12:10 EDT. They will be followed by a moderated conversation with former Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke. ECB’s Nowotny...Show More Summary

Janet Yellen's surprising warning about small caps

The Fed chairman told Congress, in an offhand comment, that valuations may have gone too far in this key market sector

Midday Market Wrap: Did Yellen Just Call A Bubble?

The markets hung on Madame Fed Chairman Janet Yellen’s every word Wednesday. But they couldn’t interpret what she said. The S&P 500 and Dow wavered between losses and gains of more than half-a-percent to losses Read More...

Inside The Fed--What Janet Yellen Won't Tell You

What is Janet Yellen, new Fed chairman, really worried about? Is it that reported unemployment will stay high, that the economic recovery will never get off the ground, that we will fall back into recession, or that consumer prices will...Show More Summary

Bernanke Settles Back Into Research World

At a conference on Thursday, former Fed chairman Ben Bernanke took issue with India central bank chief Raghuram Rajan’s suggestion that U.S. central bank officials should pay greater attention to the effects of their policies on overseas economies.

Nats opening day draws VIP fans

Hey, isn’t that… Die-hard Nats fans, including Bloomberg News’ Al Hunt, NBC host David Gregory, former Fed chairman Ben Bernanke, and former FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski (now with the Carlyle Group), taking in today’s home opener against the Atlanta Braves? The super-fans might not have gotten the curly “W” they were hoping for (the Nats fell […]

Cashtaggers Warn: Be Wary of Small Cap Rally

Small-cap stocks caught a bid on Monday after Madame Fed Chairman Janet Yellen’s dovish speech renewed risk appetites and belief in the continued bull market. But investors on StockTwits.com saw reasons to be wary. iShares Read More...

Projected One Month T-Bill Rates Show Peak In 2021 At 3.86%

By Donald van Deventer: Projected one month bill rates dropped by more than 0.30% in 2020 to 2024 in a delayed response to comments last week by Fed Chairman Janet Yellen. This is the first implied peak in one month bill rates for a few years. Show More Summary

Shiller: On Bubbles & Busts

In an interview with contributor David Wessel, Yale economist Robert Shiller describes his thoughts on what actually drives markets—and recalls his encounter with Alan Greenspan just before the Fed chairman’s “irrational exuberance” speech.

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