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Apr 15, 2019 - 06:52:33 PDT
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Maudlin: Japanified World Ahead

Regular readers may have noticed me slowly losing confidence in the economy. Your impression is correct and there’s a good reason for it, as I will explain today. The facts have changed so my conclusions are changing, too.

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Apr 15, 2019 - 06:38:55 PDT

Fed's Charles Evans Says Rates Can Stay Unchanged into Fall of 2020

Chicago Federal Reserve President Charles Evans said on Monday that he'd be comfortable leaving interest rates alone until autumn 2020.

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Apr 15, 2019 - 05:31:07 PDT
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Without a Financial Crisis, There's No Central Bank Policy Fix

There are no extreme "fixes" to secular declines in sales, profits, employment, tax revenues and asset prices.

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Apr 15, 2019 - 05:19:54 PDT

Trump, Despite U.S. Growth, Says Fed Should Fire up Crisis-Era Stimulus

President Donald Trump said on Sunday that actions by the U.S. Federal Reserve have nicked U.S. economic growth and stock market gains by perhaps 30 percent, and that it should begin pumping money into the economy as it did during the 2007-2009 recession.

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Apr 15, 2019 - 05:16:57 PDT

Trump Struggles to Reshape Fed

President Trump is struggling to win his fight to reshape the Federal Reserve with Republicans rebelling over a potential nominee and the bank's chairman resisting calls to cut interest rates.

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Apr 15, 2019 - 05:14:43 PDT

ECB's Draghi worried about Fed's independence

European Central Bank President Mario Draghi expressed concern on Saturday about the U.S. Federal Reserve’s independence, warning that a loss of its autonomy could undermine the credibility of policy.

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Apr 15, 2019 - 05:11:38 PDT

Kuroda Brushes Aside BOJ Has Run out of Tools to Ease Monetary Policy

Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda said on Friday the central bank was ready...

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Apr 15, 2019 - 05:09:06 PDT

As Fed Chief, Powell Navigates an Angry President and Turbulent Markets

How Jerome H. Powell handles the next few months will be a critical test of his leadership skills, as he tries to guide the bank through a highly uncertain moment in the global economy.

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Apr 15, 2019 - 05:06:35 PDT

Trump’s Fed Attacks Cast a Chill at Global Finance Gathering

Former Federal Reserve officials and foreign central bankers say President Trump’s combative stance toward the U.S. central bank could over time weaken the institution and its role in the global economy.

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Apr 15, 2019 - 04:48:26 PDT

As Trump Pressures Powell, Wall Street Gives the Fed a Passing Grade

As President Donald Trump keeps up his attacks on the Federal Reserve's policies, Wall Street is cautiously embracing them.

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Apr 15, 2019 - 04:45:16 PDT
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'Accountability and Transparency' in Central Banking?

International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde said on Saturday accountability, transparency and effective communication were key components for central banks to be credible in delivering their mandates.

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Apr 15, 2019 - 04:37:45 PDT
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Reality Vs Deception

Regular readers of this website are well aware that the despite the ongoing parade of sound bytes in the media to convince us that all is fine, the macroeconomic situation is grim and deteriorating fast.

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Apr 15, 2019 - 04:34:43 PDT

$2,198,468,000,000: Federal Spending Hit 10-Year High

The federal government spent $2,198,468,000,000 in the first six months of fiscal 2019 (October through March), which is the most it has spent in the first six months of any fiscal year in the last decade, according to the Monthly Treasury Statements.

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Apr 15, 2019 - 04:30:20 PDT
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Would a Political Fed Rescue the World?

"Can a politicized Fed be relied on to do what it did in 2008, when it was lender of last resort for the world?

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Apr 15, 2019 - 04:23:41 PDT
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Steve Keen: The Death Of 'King Dollar'

Economist Steve Keen believes the greenback could lose its reserve status within ten years. But it wouldn't be as big of a problem as many economists fear.

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Apr 12, 2019 - 13:43:53 PDT

Gold Traders’ Report - April 12, 2019

Gold had a modest rebound last night after yesterday’s $17 thumping, rising in a tight range of $1291.20 - $1295.80. It was helped by a pullback in the US dollar (DX from 97.18 – 96.80), which was lifted by strength in the pound...

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Apr 12, 2019 - 13:26:28 PDT
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It’s Tough to Be Pessimistic on Silver at Current Prices

Silver ‘cheap’ at $15, not encouraging new supply...

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Apr 12, 2019 - 13:11:34 PDT

Silver Demand Hit A 3-Year High In 2018

The Silver Institute has released a report saying global silver demand rose 4% – to 1.03 billion oz. – in 2018.

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Apr 12, 2019 - 13:07:33 PDT

Euro Must Raise Profile Amid Questions over Dollar Domination

Europe must raise the international profile of its euro currency to protect itself from the domination of a “weaponised” U.S. dollar

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Apr 12, 2019 - 11:04:54 PDT
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Gundlach, Sees Stocks Falling, Fears "Violence, Riots"

He spots significant risks in the rapid growth of debt, the unpredictability of monetary policy and potential chaos in the 2020 presidential elections.

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