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JP Morgan Revisited – When Is Fraud Really Fraud?

Last Week’s Market Action Summarized Into A-Two Minute Read – Asian, European, and US Markets. USD Rally A Leading Indicator Of FOMC Surprise.The following is a partial summary of the conclusions from the fxempire.com weekly analysts’ meeting in which we share thoughts and conclusions about the weekly outlook for the major currency pairs. Continue reading

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Did Securitization Lead to Riskier Corporate Lending?

by Joao Santos, Federal Reserve Bank of New York There’s ample evidence that securitization led mortgage lenders to take more risk, thereby contributing to a large increase in mortgage delinquencies during the financial crisis. In this post, I discuss evidence … Continue reading

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Bloomberg: Misleading on Banks Buying Treasuries

by Lee Adler, The Wall Street Examiner Bloomberg had this headline yesterday: Banks Use $1.77 Trillion To Double Treasury Purchases They led with this: The gap between U.S. bank deposits and loans is growing at the fastest pace in two … Continue reading

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Will There be Life after QE2?

QE2 will be over before the end of June 2011. In simple words, QE (aka quantitative easing) is in effect the same as government buying its own debt. Continue reading

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Federal Reserve Issues Its Consolidated 2010 Financial Statements

The Fed issued its consolidated financial statements for 2010. Continue reading

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