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What Are Typical S&P 500 P/E Multiples Under More Normal Interest Rate Environments?

The U.S. stock market has been skittish lately, largely on fears of higher interest rates. As new Fed Chairman Jerome Powell takes over for Janet Yellen, and Congress passes multiple pieces of legislation that will swell the budget deficit, investors are getting more nervous about higher rates. Show More Summary

End Times at the OD Corral - Kunstler

``The markets don't seem to like the new chairman of the Fed, a cipher named Jay Powell. In his first big public performance since stepping into Janet Yellen's tiny shoes this week, Powell managed to do a complete 180 in 24 hours on whether his outfit will stick to four rate hikes this year... Show More Summary

A 'striking lack of diversity' at the Fed distorts economic policy in ways most people don’t consider

The Federal Reserve remains a deeply white-male and bank-centric institution despite ex-Fed Chair Janet Yellen's efforts to boost diversity; she was the central bank's first female leader in over 100 years. A new report from Fed Up finds...Show More Summary

Here come the Fed minutes ...

The Federal Reserve at 2 p.m. ET will release the minutes of its most recent policy meeting. At the January 30-31 meeting, which was the last under former Fed Chair Janet Yellen, the Federal Open Market Committee left interest rates unchanged, as expected. Show More Summary

FOMC Minutes Preview: Just One Question - 3 Or 4 Hikes In 2018?

In his preview of today's release of the January FOMC Minutes, which as a reminder were Janet Yellen's last and took place just before the February market correction, Rafiki Capital's Steven Englander wrote that "the most likely surprise...Show More Summary

Perspective on Yellen

(February 15, 2018 12:09 AM, by David Henderson) Donna Borak of CNN Money interviewed me early in February for her piece on outgoing Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen.The piece is "Yellen's historic legacy: Wise caution and a successful recovery," CNN Money, February 3, 2018. Here's the one sentence... (0 COMMENTS)

The stock market has a 'funny way of testing new Fed chairs'

Markets tend to test new Federal Reserve chairs not long after they take over; Jerome Powell's first drubbing came especially quickly with last week's sharp reversal. The Dow Jones industrial average gained 63% under Janet Yellen's four-year...Show More Summary

Steve Bannon wanted 'my girl' Janet Yellen to stay on as Fed Chair

Former White House strategist Steve Bannon wanted former Fed Chair Janet Yellen to stay on for another term. Bannon, in a new preface for the book "Devil’s Bargain: Steve Bannon, Donald Trump, and the Nationalist Uprising," called Yellen...Show More Summary

Steve Bannon: "Janet Yellen Was My Girl"

Dedicated readers will remember that, during the heady days following President Donald Trump's shocking electoral triumph in November 2016, Steve Bannon gave the first of many unauthorized and wide-ranging interviews to the Hollywood...Show More Summary

Stock & Bond Investors Are Now Paying The Price For The Fed's Dangerous Experiment

Authored by Vitaliy Katsenelson via, The Federal Reserve’s changing of the guard — the end of the Janet Yellen’s tenure and the beginning of the Jerome Powell era — has me remembering what it was like to grow up in...Show More Summary

President Trump’s Debt Increase is a Third of Obama’s Debt Increase and the President is Decreasing the Debt to GDP Ratio

Guest post by Joe Hoft In spite of the fact that President Trump took over with nearly $20 trillion of debt and the related interest payments on the debt, and in spite of the Federal Reserve (FED) under Janet Yellen increasing interest...Show More Summary

Markets Do Test New Fed Chairs

Via LPL Research, As Janet Yellen hands over the reins to Jerome Powell at the Federal Reserve (Fed), a look back at history shows that markets have a funny way of testing new Fed chairs. We’ll get into all of that in a second, but first things first - how did Yellen do? Over her four year tenure as Fed chair, the Dow gained a solid 63%. Show More Summary

Wells Fargo Gets What It Deserves—And Just in Time

(Ron Sachs/picture-alliance/dpa/AP Images) Wells Fargo CEO Timothy J. Sloan testifies before the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs on October 3, 2017. O n Friday, Janet Yellen’s last day as chair of the FederalShow More Summary

"This Wasn't A Big Drop": Dudley Reveals That The "Powell Put" Is Far Lower

For those hoping that the "Powell Put" is struck at least as high as Yellen's, The New York Fed's Bill Dudley may have just dashed those hopes a little... As a reminder,on her way out, former Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen told CBS...Show More Summary

Nomi Prins: Trump's New Dark Money Man Takes Over

Authored by Nomi Prins via The Daily Reckoning, During her last news conference in December, Janet Yellen stood firm on her record stating, “The global economy is doing well. We’re in a synchronized expansion. This is the first timeShow More Summary

The Death Of The "Death Of Contagion" Central Bank Meme

Authored by Tom Luongo, Last year now-former FOMC Chair Janet Yellen downplayed the possibility of another financial crisis.  In her hubris she believes the central banks have walled off the financial system from ‘contagion risks’ brought...Show More Summary

What The Crypto Crash & Stock Market Plunge Have In Common

Authored by Adam Taggart via, Only one thing matters in bubble markets: sentiment Yesterday saw Jerome Powell sworn into office as the new Chairman of the Federal Reserve, replacing Janet Yellen. Looking at the sea of red across Monday's financial markets, Mr. Show More Summary

Late Night Schadenfreude Open Thread: Somewhere, Janet Yellen Smiles Grimly…

You did it! Another Trump-era record! — John Podhoretz (@jpodhoretz) February 5, 2018 U.S. MARKETS PLUMMET – Dow: -1,175 points (-4.6%)– S&P 500: -117 points (-4.2%)– NASDAQ: -273 points (-3.7%) — BNO News (@BNONews) February 5, 2018. Yeah, well, Trump wanted his own guy in charge… Janet Yellen thought bubble today: "the Dow […]

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