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One Man’s Opinion: “Investors Are Dangerously Unprepared” – Axel Weber, Former Bundesbank Head Warns Of Coming Rate Hikes By ECB

Submitted by Michael Shedlock via MishTalk.com, Axel Weber, former head of Germany’s central bank says the ECB is going to halt QE soon and hike rates by September. Weber warns Markets Unprepared for Central Bank Shifts. Investors are dangerously unprepared … Continue reading

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One Man’s Opinion: Welcome To Fantasy Land

By Peter Schiff via Euro Pacific Capital For years I have argued that ultra-low interest rates act more as an economic sedative than a stimulant. This idea has elicited laughter from the economic establishment. But it is becoming clearer that … Continue reading

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One Man’s Opinion: Will The Federal Reserve Continue With Rate Increases?

The latest US-made durable goods reading was disappointing for the economy and showed businesses were pulling back even further than investors anticipated going into 2016, said Lindsey Piegza, chief economist at Stifel Fixed Income. Beyond the headline number, the details … Continue reading

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One Man’s Opinion: Do Downside Risks To The Economy Still Exist?

The latest retail sales reading that showed June sales (excluding automobiles) slipped 0.1 percent doesn’t suggest the US economy has turned a corner and the economy would be able to sustain a hike in interest rates, said Austan Goolsbee of … Continue reading

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One Man’s Opinion: Will US Equities Rise As The Budget Deficit Shrinks?

The Federal Reserve balance sheet has nearly tripled in size to $3 trillion over the last few years, which is a cause for concern, says David Kelly, chief market strategist at JP Morgan Funds. The US Fed has loaded up … Continue reading

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