Prins: The Fed Is On High Alert

Prins: The Fed Is On High Alert

It’s hard to believe the end of the year is upon us and 2020 is right around the corner. In many ways, it went by very quickly. For economies and markets, it was a year marked by uncertainty over economic slowdowns, trade wars and a complete pivot in “dark money”...
3 Charts Showing Just How Boxed-in the Fed Is

3 Charts Showing Just How Boxed-in the Fed Is

The Fed met market expectations by cutting its target for the fed funds rate by 25 basis points, down to the range of 1.75 – 2.00 percent. In this post I want to demonstrate just how boxed in the Fed has now become, with the help of 3 charts. First,...