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The Fed knew about the housing bubble before it burst but lied and said they didn't: Bill HR 1424 to buy bad paper (eventually called TARP) was introduced in March 9, 2007, before there began to be bad commercial paper from private subprime RE loans, in August.

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E US Government Escalates Trade Hostility
The United States government initiated two troubling escalations against Chinese communications company Huaweii. Is the US turning against free trade and capitalism?
E Trump, China And Phase 2 Negotiations
We should avoid trade wars and subsidy arguments which lead to more tariffs and a slowdown of world prosperity. Subsidies have been a sticking point in trade negotiations.
E BIS Explains Repo, But There Is More With The Banks
Obviously, Trump woke up a sleeping giant with the banks. He is still calling for lower rates from the Fed, which actually has a responsibility to keep the banks solvent, squeezing the Fed.
E Negative Rates, Climate Science And A Fed Warning
Even if climate science does not prevail with its economic aspirations, the world faces increasing challenges to growth and normalization of interest rates.
E Skinny Deal: Whose World View Is Currently Winning?
Bannon and Cramer populism vs. Ron Paul; meddling in Hong Kong.
E The Derivatives Monster Creates A Bull From Capital, Not Labor
Siphoning off capital takes place as interest rates generally decline, and it is a dangerous game.
E Why Did The Fed Turn Dovish? Not Just Trump
One could almost say that keeping business cycles going is a sign of economic weakness! The Fed fears the pain of a downturn on the banks and counterparties. Barely over 40 percent of all derivatives trade through clearinghouses.
E Trump Economic Plan Revealed: What Should The Fed Do?
Trump's plan implies American capital would flood out from the US into China bonds, driving yields down. Theoretically that would drive the Yuan up with hot money. With China losing money on US bonds that go negative, that is certainly is risky.
E The Poverty Of US Interest Rates
Poverty in the financial system can be measured by interest paid on treasury bonds.
E While Global Warming Warriors Freak Out, China Coal Offers Prosperity
If the Great Depression was an energy crisis, the world has to hope deep down that China's coal plants multiply like rabbits as a slowdown in the world economy nears.
E Is Steve Bannon Doing China A Big Favor?
Will China seek a divorce so that unpleasant leaders will leave that nation alone? I think that makes perfect sense unless Donald Trump rejects Bannon's economic nationalism. He is on the edge of embracing that economic error.
E The Fed's Powell Obsesses About Clothing
Chairman Powell's mantra these days is "clothing". His team is becoming discouraged.
E Trade War; Easier For Chinese Than Americans
Steve Bannon is to China what John Bolton is to Iran. He wants a full-blown trade war.
E Four Signs Trump Could Ignite A Cold War With China
Here are four indications that we are headed toward a serious breakdown in the relationship between the US and China.
E Tariff Man Trump Fooled Wall Street From The Start
Wall Street has been fooled from the beginning of the Trump tariff war. No one believed that the Tariff Man would betray stocks. Art of the deal man promised more. Or did he?
E Is The Fed Wrong In Caring About Wages, Not Inflation?
The GDP appears to be slowing. Charts show this is consistent with the sentiment in the business world.
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