Dow Wavers Because the Fed Won’t Rescue Wall Street from Trump

The Dow struggled to build on last Friday’s monster rally. There’s a crucial tariff deadline approaching. This week’s Federal Reserve policy meeting won’t rescue stocks from Trump. US stocks traded cautiously on Monday, preventing the Dow from building on last Friday’s monster 337-point rally. There’s a Federal Reserve policy meeting coming up this week, but […]

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FOMC Minutes Say the Fed Will Pause on Interest Rates, But Economic Data Suggest Further Cuts Likely

The Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) voted to lower interest rates last month for the third time in as many meetings. Most FOMC members see no need for further rate cuts. Calls for looser monetary policy could grow as the U.S. economy grinds to a halt. “Most” Federal Reserve members believe they are done lowering […]

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Stock Market Bulls Made a Fool’s Gamble on Rate Cuts

When US nonfarm payrolls stunned traders by rising dramatically on Friday, the stock market’s bet that the Fed would stimulate further growth by drastically slashing interest rates was exposed as a fool’s gamble. That’s according to economist Mohamed El-Erian, who explained to CNBC’s “The Exchange” that a rate cut in July was likely but 50 […]

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Even Fed Chair Powell is Freaked out by Ocasio-Cortez’s Green New Deal

Even the U.S. Federal Reserve thinks Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez needs to cool it with all the money-printing schemes. CNBC reports: “An increasingly popular theory espoused by progressives that the government can continue to borrow to fund social programs such as Medicare for everyone, free college tuition and a conversion to renewable energy in the next decade […]

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Bitcoin Does Not Threaten Global Economy According FSB

Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies do not pose a threat to the world economy, but should be monitored as the market “continues to evolve rapidly.” That’s the assessment of the Financial Stability Board (FSB), an international body that monitors the global economy. The observations were brought to light in a December 28 report by the Reserve Bank of India […]

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Bitcoin ‘Not a Rational Currency,” Doesn’t Mean It’s Worthless: Ex-Fed Chair Greenspan

Get Trading Recommendations and Read Analysis on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. Former Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan said that bitcoin bears many similarities to the Continental dollars that the American Congress printed during the War for Independence to finance the war against Great Britain. Greenspan, who chaired the Fed from 1987 to 2006, […]

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