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Fed’s Rate Cut Signals A Recession May Be Ahead – And It May Not Have Enough Ammunition To Fight It
Article By: The Conversation
Thursday, September 19, 2019 8:01 AM EDT
The Federal Reserve seems a lot more concerned about the state of the economy than it’s been letting on.
US Business Cycle Risk Report - Thursday, Sept. 19
Article By: James Picerno
Thursday, September 19, 2019 7:17 AM EDT
Slow growth continues to dominate the US economic profile, and the trend could weaken further in the months ahead. But the downshift has yet to trigger a credible recession warning.
Fed Watch: It Takes Two
Article By: WisdomTree
Thursday, September 19, 2019 5:43 AM EDT
Based upon the messaging surrounding the September FOMC meeting, an additional cut at the December gathering is possible, but the question should be more like: Is it probable?
Fed Cuts Interest Rates But Trump Still Unsatisfied
Article By: Daily Forex
Thursday, September 19, 2019 5:31 AM EDT
The Federal Reserve announced an interest rate cut of 25 basis points on Wednesday, bringing the rates to a range or 1.75 to 2 percent, in a move that was meant to sustain the country’s long period of economic growth.
In this article: UUP
Despite Central Bank Cuts, UK Credit Card Rates Hit Highest Levels In 13 Years
Article By: Tyler Durden
Thursday, September 19, 2019 5:06 AM EDT
Credit card interest rates in the UK have hit the highest level in 13 years. The average annual percentage rate (APR) reached 24.7% in September.
1 In 9 Chance Of U.S. Recession Starting Before October 2020
Article By: Ironman
Thursday, September 19, 2019 4:21 AM EDT
As expected, the Federal Reserve acted to cut short interest rates in the United States on 18 September 2019, reducing its target range for the Federal Funds Rate from 2.00%-2.25% down to 1.75%-2.00%.
Desperate Central Bankers Grab For More Power
Article By: Ellen Brown
Thursday, September 19, 2019 1:29 AM EDT
Conceding that their grip on the economy is slipping, central bankers are proposing a radical economic reset that would shift yet more power from government to themselves.
When Push Comes To Shove, The Fed’s Got Nothing
Article By: Jeffrey P. Snider
Wednesday, September 18, 2019 11:11 PM EDT
According to DTCC’s repo #s, there’s a good chance fed funds was outside the range today, too.
QE Debate: What Did Powell Mean By "Need To Resume Balance Sheet Growth"?
Article By: Mish Shedlock
Wednesday, September 18, 2019 10:26 PM EDT
Perhaps the Fed wanted to open the door for more QE later but without alarming the market.
Elections Yet Another Brick In The Wall Of Worry
Article By: Gary Gordon
Wednesday, September 18, 2019 9:38 PM EDT
There is uncertainty about everything from Federal Reserve policy to global trade skirmishes with China, from corporate earnings to European economic malaise, from consumer retrenchment to potentially damaging ramifications in the political theater.
In this article: XLF, SPX, JNK, DLR-PI, CORR
EC Back-To-Back: Fed Cuts Rates Again Amid Murky Outlook
Article By: Russell Investments
Wednesday, September 18, 2019 8:31 PM EDT
The U.S. Federal Reserve followed through on its July rate cut with another 25 bp reduction in its policy rate today, a move widely anticipated across the gamut of economists and investors but recently in doubt.
Negative Interest Rates Are The Price We Pay For De-Civilization
Article By: Mises Institute
Wednesday, September 18, 2019 7:13 PM EDT
Negative interest rates are just the latest front in the post-2008 era of "extraordinary" monetary policy. They represent a Hail Mary pass from central bankers to stimulate more borrowing and more debt.
E Investors Act Like Spoiled Children
Article By: Kelsey Williams
Wednesday, September 18, 2019 6:31 PM EDT
When children ask for treats they don't get, they might throw a temper tantrum. Investors, and certain politiicians, seem to act similarly.
Market Talk – Wednesday, Sept. 18
Article By: Martin Armstrong
Wednesday, September 18, 2019 6:00 PM EDT
The US and China will resume talks tomorrow in Washington, and China’s Vice Minister of Finance Liao Min will lead the “vice-ministerial” delegation to discuss trade and economic issues.
In this article: AAXJ, CNY, FXB, FXY, GLD, OIL, UUP, INDA, NDX, SPX, DAX
Fed's 2019 Interest Rate Expectations Vs Market's Expectations
Article By: Mish Shedlock
Wednesday, September 18, 2019 5:52 PM EDT
The Fed's view of where interest rates are headed in 2019 is quite different from market expectations.
Did The Fed Deliver A Hawkish Cut?
Article By: Marc Chandler
Wednesday, September 18, 2019 5:40 PM EDT
The market reacted as if they wanted to clearer dovish signal. The dollar strengthened, and equities fell.
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