Post Tagged with: "government bonds"

June 20, 2013 06:25

Is The Fed Acting Like a Day Trader?

Rick Santelli rants against recent Fed statements and stock market dependence on the Fed’s buying of government debt known as QE.

March 7, 2013 08:06

An Infinite Amount of Money – Et Tu, Italy?

Too many in power just don’t see the impending crisis that you and I see, or at least they don’t see the need to act now.

February 25, 2013 12:02

Our Keynesian Depression

In the same way the Great Depression and the depressions before it lasted eight to 10 years, we will likely continue to see constrained economic growth until 2015-2016 (roughly nine years after U.S. home prices began to slide).

December 17, 2012 07:24

Fed’s Inflation Cliff is Next

Hyperinflation or a brutal hike in interest rates — [could make] the present “fiscal cliff” look tame in comparison. – IBD

June 27, 2012 09:14

The Giant Federal Reserve Scam That Most Americans Do Not Understand

The Federal Reserve was created to trap the U.S. government [and you] in an endlessly expanding debt spiral from which there is no escape.

March 22, 2011 09:10

Milton Friedman’s Money Machine

The government is running a $1.6 trillion deficit. Nothing can be done politically to stop this. We are on a runaway train. The main brakes were removed in 1971. The only brake now is that of the bond vigilantes, but the Federal Reserve is the buyer of bonds today, along with Asian central banks. Stockman observed that “the Fed’s QE2 bond purchases have been so massive that it is literally buying Treasury paper in the secondary market almost as fast as new bonds are being issued.”

January 28, 2011 08:18

Moody’s Says Time Running Out for U.S. as S&P Cuts Japan

Moody’s Investors Service said it may need to place a “negative” outlook on the Aaa rating of U.S. debt sooner than anticipated as the country’s budget deficit widens.

November 29, 2010 09:25

For Tottering States, Bankruptcy Could Be the Answer

These are the parts of America where the public employee unions have been calling the shots, insisting on expanded payrolls, ever higher pay, hugely generous fringe benefits and utterly unsustainable pension promises.

July 6, 2010 04:24

Euro’s Worst to Come, Top Analysts Say

The most accurate foreign-exchange forecaster says the euro will continue to weaken and may approach parity with the dollar as the European Central Bank buys more government bonds to support the region’s economy.