Post Tagged with: "Bernanke"

Silver Prices performed admirably as the FED and Swiss National Bank marked the biggest losers of the week.

Silver Prices The FED and the Swiss National Bank & The Resiliencey of Platinum & Silver

by / on 06/28/2013, 5:34 PM / in Platinum & Palladium News, Stock Market News

Notes From Underground: Last Week’s Two Biggest Losers and the Vigor of Silver Prices Another day, another week, another month and another quarter. It is hard to believe that we have now reached the halfway mark for 2013 and it has been anything but boring. The next quarter should be just as volatile as the German elections take center stage and […]

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Treasury Secretary Shultz (back row, fourth from left) with the rest of the Nixon cabinet, June 1972 
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Notes From Underground: The Significance of the WSJ OP-ED Piece … “Magnitude of the Mess We’re In”

by / on 09/24/2012, 1:49 AM / in Today's Economy, Stock Market News

A an op-ed piece in last weeks WSJ created a great deal of buzz in the financial media. Appearing a few days after the aggressive move by the FED, the opinion piece written by five eminent economists–George Schultz, Michael Boskin, John Cogan, Allan Meltzer and John B. Taylor–criticizes the Bernanke Fed’s QE policy from many different aspects. It is not the […]

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Notes From Underground: FOR CHAIRMAN BERNANKE — WHEN DID MONETARY POLICY BECOME THE LABORATORY OF ACADEMIC THEORISTS?

Notes From Underground: FOR CHAIRMAN BERNANKE — WHEN DID MONETARY POLICY BECOME THE LABORATORY OF ACADEMIC THEORISTS?

by / on 09/14/2012, 2:15 PM / in Uncategorized

First, as I read the FOMC statement, it was painfully obvious that the impact of the Michael Woodford piece found willing adherents in the bowels of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve. The FED’s language: “IF THE OUTLOOK FOR THE LABOR MARKET DOES NOT IMPROVE SUBSTANTIALLY, the committee will continue its purchases of agency mortgage-backed securities …” Further, […]

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