Posts tagged with: interest rates

You can technically be paid for borrowing money now…...
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During times of financial disruptions defaults rise in importance and move front and center. The term financial crisis is applied broadly to a variety of situations in which some financial assets suddenly lose a large part of their nominal value,...
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Ray Dalio, the billionaire founder of Bridgewater Associates, the world’s largest hedge fund, discusses his views on the global economy amid the coronavirus pandemic and why he’s worried about the U.S.’s ability to compete with China....
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“Central banks carry out a nation’s monetary policy and control its money supply, often mandated with maintaining low inflation and steady GDP growth. On a macro basis, central banks influence interest rates and participate in open market operations to control...
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The wonderful thing about numbers is that when they are not jockeyed, jerked around, and falsified they tend to tell the truth. Continuing on this thought looking down the road the numbers do not work. This is where the late,...
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For 2020, pension investment losses could be nearing $1 trillion, according to Moody’s analyst Thomas Aaron. He said this year’s losses will significantly compound the underfunded liabilities currently measured by most public pension funds....
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The entire world has been focused on the economy. Now that confidence is lost people are running into cash. Cash is the last line of offence and defense citizens have before it’s taken away....
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The Federal Reserve on Sunday slashed interest rates by a full percentage point to near zero and said it would buy $700 billion in Treasury securities, an aggressive step to insulate the U.S. economy from the coronavirus pandemic....
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US Treasury yields are plunging after The Fed announced what amounts to ‘Emergency QE’ to buy $33 billion in bonds at maturities up to 30 Years…...
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We haven’t seen anything like this since the last financial crisis erupted in 2008.  Wall Street has been gripped by a tremendous amount of fear, and the volatility that we are witnessing would have been unimaginable just a couple of...
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