Tag Archives: Monetary Policy

One Man’s Opinion: Do US Bond Yields Reflect A Deflationary Global Environment?

The Japanese economy is growing at less than 1 percent while annual inflation rate is hovering around a paltry 1.2 percent. The Bank of Japan wants to go all in, which explains the BoJ’s latest decision to launch an open-ended … Continue reading

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Fed Downgrades US Economy; Stocks End Mixed

[Chart courtesy of MarketWatch.com] Domestic equity markets finished the month on a mixed note following a relatively positive statement release by the Federal Reserve affirming no changes to current monetary policy and a stronger-than-expected private sector job report from ADP. … Continue reading

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Fed Pushes Jelly Back In The Donut—SPX Rallies To New Record

[Chart courtesy of MarketWatch.com] A day after Chairman Ben Bernanke said the Federal Reserve will keep a loose monetary policy for some time to lower the unemployment rate, U.S. equity markets advanced to record highs at the close of Thursday’s … Continue reading

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One Man’s Opinion: Does Monetary Policy Improve Structural Unemployment?

Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke has little control over US monetary policy and by using up all the traditional ammunition called the basis points by taking the Federal Funds Rate down to zero and indulging in this experimental medicine known as quantitative … Continue reading

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