inflation

The Federal Reserve Bank Is Following, Not Leading

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Reading Time: 4 minutes There is a prevailing belief that the Federal Reserve forecasts the economy accurately, which is why every word from Federal Reserve officials moves markets and is very critically examined. Previously we mentioned how some of the Federal Reserve assumptions about inflation and unemployment are inaccurate. It’s important to correct the inaccuracies…CONTINUE READING

Why The Federal Reserve Isn’t Meeting Its Goals

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Reading Time: 5 minutes There are many questions about the current monetary policy, but not many answers provided by the central bankers. The situation, which has remained the same since the Federal Reserve started its quantitative easing policy, was perfectly summarized on Monday as Janet Yellen spoke at the University of Michigan. She didn’t…CONTINUE READING

Quantitative Easing (QE): Are We Making A Mistake?

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Reading Time: 7 minutes The current path of monetary policy in the form of quantitative easing (QE) world wide and particularly in the United States is following a dangerous trajectory, one that has a historical precedent without looking back several centuries. This disastrously flawed monetary experiment has plagued Japans economy and its people since the…CONTINUE READING

1,000% Returns In 27 Years? Stock Market Inflation Adjusted

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Reading Time: 6 minutes The Dow Jones Industrial Average (Dow), an index comprised of 30 of America’s larger publicly traded companies, and is often used as a barometer for understanding the stock market in general, was trading at 2,707.21 in 1990. Friday February 26, 2016 the Dow Jones Industrial Average (Dow) was trading at 20,841;…CONTINUE READING