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Ending the Fed’s Tyranny

If there is one constant in the world of governance, it is that those individuals and institutions with power will fight tooth and nail to keep their power concentrated in the hands of the few. 1,817 more words

Audit The Fed

Trading Recap: Surprise, SURPRISE!

Today was a day full of surprises. What started as a moderately slow week quickly turned very busy as I fired off five new trades between my 6am top down analysis session and my 11am close of the Live Trading Room. 391 more words

Trading Recap

NASDAQ resumes win streak, euro zone bond yields plunge

U.S. stocks closed mixed again on Thursday, as oil prices dropped sharply. 612 more words

Europe

Divergence

Tumbling oil prices have dragged US inflation into negative territory (alt) for the first time since 2009 — but excluding the influence of energy there are signs of steadier price growth.   522 more words

Big gas price drop drags inflation to 14-month low

WATCH: Eric Sorensen reports on the good and the bad of the slumping value of the loonie and the low price of oil.

OTTAWA – Slumping gas prices continue to be a drag on Canada’s annual inflation rate, which slowed to 1.0 per cent in January, Statistics Canada… 339 more words

Canada

The US has fallen into deflation for the first time since the Great Recession

For years, malcontents have been squawking that the Federal Reserve’s policy of creating fresh money and using it to buy bonds—quantitative easing—would set off a dangerous inflationary spiral. 234 more words

US Deflation Deepens In January (-0.7 Percent MoM) - Key Input In Housing Construction (Lumber) Also Deflating

US deflation was measured by the Consumer Price Index MoM fell more than expected. Economists were expecting -0,6 percent in January, but the actual print was -0.7 percent. 57 more words

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