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President Obama Calls out to Baltimore Ravens QB Joe Flacco + Markets have a great end to the week (an early Christmas present!)

Friday December 19th

Sports Update:

NFL (I guess we’ll categorize this one here…): ¬†Obama gives a call out to Joe Flacco or James Franco?

  • When discussing the North Korean alleged hack into Sony’s emails and Sony’s cancellation of the film (the film “The Interview” which depicts the assassination of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un), President Obama along with condemning Sony for not showing the movie gave a call out to Baltimore Ravens QB Joe Flacco, although he meant to call out actor James Franco.
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Laughable FOMC Statement Sets New Central Bank Credibility Low Until the SNB One Ups It

by Miles Franklin, 12/2014

On his weekly podcast, Andy Hoffman discusses the U.S. dollar is declining, the stock market, gold and silver, oil prices are collapsing, manipulation of all markets…

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Economy

Week End Blog - Yellen to the rescue!

 This week started in the same fashion as the last one ended. Greek presidential elections, falling oil prices, and a collapsing ruble dragged equity markets down globally. 789 more words

FINANCIAL MARKETS

One Way Markets?

The EUR did in fact almost fall off the table yesterday. And Wall Street turned in a large gain across the board. The Fed did nothing spectacular with its FOMC Statement except to reiterate that it plans on keeping interest rates low for the foreseeable future, meaning that the USD remains relatively cheap and well valued because the American economy is perceived to be healthier than most of its counterparts. 215 more words

FOMC Statement: No Year-End Surprises

The Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) said in its last statement for 2014 that although economic conditions have improved at a moderate pace, the Fed believes that the target federal funds rate of between 0.00 and 0.25 percent remains “appropriate.” While labor markets show expanding job growth and lower unemployment rates, FOMC members noted that housing markets are recovering slowly. 403 more words

Market Outlook

FOMC Statement: No Year-End Surprises

The Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) said in its last statement for 2014 that although economic conditions have improved at a moderate pace, the Fed believes that the target federal funds rate of between 0.00 and 0.25 percent remains “appropriate.” While labor markets show expanding job growth and lower unemployment rates, FOMC members noted that housing markets are recovering slowly. 405 more words

FOMC

FOMC Statement: No Year-End Surprises

The Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) said in its last statement for 2014 that although economic conditions have improved at a moderate pace, the Fed believes that the target federal funds rate of between 0.00 and 0.25 percent remains “appropriate.” While labor markets show expanding job growth and lower unemployment rates, FOMC members noted that housing markets are recovering slowly. 405 more words

FOMC