janet yellen

  1. How the ‘great central bank unwind’ could ignite the next financial crisis

    How the ‘great central bank unwind’ could ignite the next financial crisis
    As the Federal Reserve prepares to begin paring the size of its $4.5 trillion balance sheet next month, analysts at Deutsche Bank on Wednesday warned that what they have dubbed the “great central bank unwind” is one of several candidates for creating the next financial crisis. “When looking for the next financial crisis, it’s hard to escape from the fact...
  2. Central Bankers 'Are' The Crisis

    Central Bankers 'Are' The Crisis
    If there’s one myth - and there are many - that we should invalidate in the cross-over world of politics and economics,it‘s that central banks have saved us from a financial crisis. It’s a carefully construed myth, but it’s as false as can be. Our central banks have caused our financial crises, not saved us from them. It really should -but doesn’t...
  3. Ron Paul Warns "Central Bankers Are Always Wrong...Especially Before A Bust"

    Ron Paul Warns "Central Bankers Are Always Wrong...Especially Before A Bust"
    The global dollar-based monetary system is in serious jeopardy, according to former Texas Congressman Ron Paul. And contrary to Fed Chairwoman Janet Yellen’s assurances that there won’t be another major crisis in our lifetime, the next economy-cratering fiat-currency crash could happen as soon as next month, Paul said during an interview with Josh Sigurdson of World Alternative media. Paul and Sigurdson...
  4. Janet Yellen Says A New Financial Crisis Probably Won’t Happen ‘In Our Lifetimes’ But The BIS Says One Could Soon Hit ‘With A Vengeance’

    Janet Yellen Says A New Financial Crisis Probably Won’t Happen ‘In Our Lifetimes’ But The BIS Says One Could Soon Hit ‘With A Vengeance’
    Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen is quite convinced that the United States will not experience another financial crisis for a very long time to come.  In fact, she is publicly saying that she does not believe that another one will happen “in our lifetimes”.  But there are other central bankers that see things very differently.  In fact, a new report...
  5. We Are Getting Very Close to an Inverted Yield Curve – And If That Happens a Recession is Essentially Guaranteed

    We Are Getting Very Close to an Inverted Yield Curve – And If That Happens a Recession is Essentially Guaranteed
    If something happens seven times in a row, do you think that there is a pretty good chance that it will happen the eighth time too?  Immediately prior to the last seven recessions, we have seen an inverted yield curve, and it looks like it is about to happen again for the very first time since the last financial crisis. ...
  6. Why America’s Federal Reserve might make money disappear

    Why America’s Federal Reserve might make money disappear
    The Fed has signalled that it will soon reduce the size of its balance-sheet BEFORE the financial crisis, America’s Federal Reserve held assets worth around $850bn. Today, the central bank’s balance-sheet is more than five times as large, at $4.5trn. It grew during and after the financial crisis as the Fed purchased vast quantities of government bonds and mortgage-backed securities...
  7. Stock markets cautious in face of geopolitical risks

    Stock markets cautious in face of geopolitical risks
    NEW YORK: Global stock markets moved cautiously Wednesday as geopolitical risks continued to gnaw at investor sentiment following last week’s US missile strike on Syria and soaring tensions on the Korean peninsula. Dealers remained on edge over a brewing crisis following the attack in Syria that has damaged ties between the US and Russia over Moscow’s backing for Syrian President...
  8. The End of Ultra-Easy Money?

    The End of Ultra-Easy Money?
    After eight years of extremely loose monetary policy, the economy is great again and we are to enter into a post-stimulative era of monetary policy. So said Yellen at a recent discussion at the University of Michigan. In her words, the Fed had given the economy all the "oomph possibly could" and it was time to "allow" the economy to coast...
  9. Why the Fed interest-rate hike fueled a rally in gold

    Why the Fed interest-rate hike fueled a rally in gold
    Gold rallied after the Federal Reserve announced an increase to its key short-term interest rate on Wednesday, but the metal’s price reaction isn’t quite the head scratcher that it seems to be. “It is a case of ‘sell the rumor (of a rate hike), buy the fact’,” said Ross Norman chief executive officer at Sharps Pixley, told MarketWatch by email...
  10. Gold rallies to highest finish in two weeks

    Gold rallies to highest finish in two weeks
    Metals jumped across the board on Thursday, with gold prices notching their highest finish in two weeks, on the heels of the dollar’s decline, which came after the U.S. Federal Reserve raised interest rates, but struck a less hawkish tone than expected. April gold GCJ7, -0.05%  rallied $26.40, or 2.2%, to settle at $1,227.10 an ounce, with prices ending at their highest level...

10 Item(s)