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Is the Fed Gearing Up for a New Round of Quantitative Easing? Here Are the Possible Signs

Is the Fed Gearing Up for a New Round of Quantitative Easing? Here Are the Possible Signs

Frank Holmes | Equities.com |

The Fed’s balance sheet is expanding again for the first time since the bank began to unwind in 2017.


Prepare for an Event-Loaded Week

Ivan Martchev | Equities.com |

The UK election, the Chinese tariff deadline, impeachment proceedings and an Fed meeting are all on the docket this week.


Business Economists See Slowing Growth But No Recession

AP News | Equities.com |

The nation's business economists see deceleration this year and next but no recession, extending a record-breaking expansion already in its 11th year.


The 2019 Santa Rally May Already Be Here

Leo Kolivakis | Equities.com |

The markets may still be vulnerable to trade headlines, but it looks like this year's Santa rally started early.


Keep Your Focus on the Fed's Balance Sheet and Junk Bond Spreads

Ivan Martchev | Equities.com |

Forget about the impeachment proceedings. I'm watching the Federal Reserve and credit spreads.


St. Louis Fed President's Low-Rate Shift Has Led the Way on Policy

AP News | Equities.com |

James Bullard, head of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, has been a powerful voice on the Fed's rate setting committee.


This Artificial Economic Boom Is Coming to an End

John Mauldin | Equities.com |

A decade of bailouts, QE, ZIRP, etc. has created artificial, incentivized economic activity.


Don’t Fight the Fed

Guild Investment Management | Equities.com |

Whether or not you call it Quantitative Easing, the effect is the same.


Beneficiaries of the Fed's U-Turn (aka QE4)

Ivan Martchev | Equities.com |

Even if the Fed won't call it Quantitative Easing, the balance sheet is growing, as are excess reserves in the banking system.


Fed Chairman Powell Lauds Economy and Eschews Politics in Congressional Testimony

FXStreet | Equities.com |

Mr. Powell struck many of his long running themes in response to questions from members of the Congressional Joint Economic Committee during his twice-yearly economic testimony.


Blockchain in Fintech - Discussion at the EU Parliament

From the recent Blockchain For Europe Summit in Brussels: Panel on Financial Market Infrastructure


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