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More Thoughts on the Current Oil Market

April 16th, 2015
in Op Ed

WTI surged to close at $56.01 a barrel on Wednesday, while Brent closed at $62.86 after the US crude oil inventories showed a 'less-than-expected increase'. The latest weekly inventory (week ending April 10) from EIA showed an increase of 1.3 million barrels, much less than the 10.9 more »

The Real Reason the Fed Has To Raise Rates in June

March 13th, 2015
in Op Ed

There is a lot of debate about what the Fed is going to say regarding rates next Wednesday at the FOMC Meeting. Will they change the language, will they signal rate hikes, etc. but pundits haven't really addressed the main reason the Fed has to raise rates in June. more »

The Fed Waited Too Long: Here Comes Inflation

March 2nd, 2015
in Op Ed

The drop in energy prices, had the knee jerk reaction that we were in a deflationary spiral, again markets get many things wrong on first blush. The drop in energy prices is inflationary in the overall economy, and today's CPI report showed what a sophisticated analysis would forecast more »

Is Monetary Policy Too Complicated for Mainstream to Understand?

February 8th, 2015
in Op Ed

It is amazing how far Central Banks have been allowed to go with regard to policy tools and influence, and how extreme their policy measures have become since the financial crisis. No other form of governmental authority has been granted these types of unrestrained powers in any more »

The Fed Met This Week Facing Alarming Bond Market Bubble

December 19th, 2014
in Op Ed

The 10-Year Bond now has a Yield of 2.08% right before the all-important Fed Quarterly Meeting and Press Conference this Wednesday, the 10-Year basically lost 24 basis points in a week, and mind you the week right after the strongest Employment Report (a positive 321,000 jobs added for more »

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