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One Man’s Opinion: Today The Music Stops

By Simon Black Today’s the day. After months of preparing financial markets for this news, the Federal Reserve is widely expected to announce that it will finally begin shrinking its $4.5 trillion balance sheet. I know, that probably sound reeeeally … Continue reading

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One Man’s Opinion: Ron Paul Tells Trump: “To Really ‘Make America Great Again’, End The Fed!”

By ZeroHedge Former Dallas Federal Reserve Bank President Richard Fisher recently gave a speech identifying the Federal Reserve’s easy money/low interest rate policies as a source of the public anger that propelled Donald Trump into the White House. Mr. Fisher … Continue reading

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One Man’s Opinion: Secret Federal Reserve Minutes Leaked

By Simon Black Yesterday (last Wednesday) the Federal Reserve released the minutes from its July meeting a few weeks ago in which they decided to NOT raise interest rates. These minutes are the official archive of the meeting, providing details … Continue reading

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One Man’s Opinion: Is The Fed Outright Buying Stocks/Futures To Prop Up The Markets?

By Phoenix Capital Research “Someone” is getting desperate. Throughout the last week, anytime stocks have begun to correct or drop, “someone” has bought S&P 500 futures to prop the market up. Anyone who’s been involved with the markets for a … Continue reading

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Markets Hold Strong Despite Paris Event; Is A New Domestic “BUY” In The Making?

[Chart courtesy of MarketWatch.com] 1. Moving the Markets Financial markets have held up well so far this week after the attacks in Paris Friday that sparked global concern about the economic impact of terrorism. Stocks moved higher Wednesday after the … Continue reading

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One Man’s Opinion: Is The Federal Reserve Likely To Defer Rate Hikes Since Inflation Has Remained Weak?

The recent turmoil in the markets caused by Portuguese lender Banco Espirito Santo almost looked like a mini panic as a lot of investors jumped the gun assuming another credit crisis has hit Europe, said Brian Jacobsen, Chief Portfolio Strategist … Continue reading

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