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One of the Fed’s Biggest Hawks Is Retiring

One of the Fed’s Biggest Hawks Is Retiring

He will be the second Fed policymaker to step down this year.
How the Yellen – Trump Relationship Could Play Out

How the Yellen – Trump Relationship Could Play Out

This post How the Yellen – Trump Relationship Could Play Out appeared first on Daily Reckoning. The coming clash of titans between Yellen and Trump could unfold very quickly for the new White House

Byron King: At Some Point Economic Reality Will Set In

This post Byron King: At Some Point Economic Reality Will Set In appeared first on Daily Reckoning. Geologist and financial expert Byron King joins historian and author James Howard Kunstler to
US wage growth shows Trump will inherit solid labour market

US wage growth shows Trump will inherit solid labour market

Barack Obama’s final figures show lower-than-expected job creation – but economy still added more than 2m jobs in 2016The US economy added more than 2m jobs in 2016 and finished the year with a
Here’s Why the Federal Reserve Is Worried About Donald Trump
Nomi Prins: Central Banks and the Artisanal Money Era

Nomi Prins: Central Banks and the Artisanal Money Era

This post Nomi Prins: Central Banks and the Artisanal Money Era appeared first on Daily Reckoning. Financial journalist Nomi Prins in discussion on the future of the global financial system and the

The Consequences of Helicopter Money

This post The Consequences of Helicopter Money appeared first on Daily Reckoning. Jim Rickards untangles Fed decision-making and shows you why a policy of helicopter money could be imposed. Here's

Jim Rickards: The Empire Strikes Back

This post Jim Rickards: The Empire Strikes Back appeared first on Daily Reckoning. Jim Rickards joins Max Kesier to discuss the Axis of Gold and his take on the economic positioning of Trump's
Fed's rate hike signals a déjà vu for 2017

Fed's rate hike signals a déjà vu for 2017

Major central banks react inversely to US and will persist with ultra-low or negative interest rates in the hope banks will lend to people – they won’tAs Charles Dickens wrote of revolutionary France

What If Trumpflation Doesn’t Come?

This post What If Trumpflation Doesn’t Come? appeared first on Daily Reckoning. As Jim Rickards indicates that you can’t quite rule out the possibilities of $950 for gold in 2017, what if Trumpflation
Jim Rickards in Debate of Gold, SDRs, or More of the Same?

Jim Rickards in Debate of Gold, SDRs, or More of the Same?

This post Jim Rickards in Debate of Gold, SDRs, or More of the Same? appeared first on Daily Reckoning. Jim Rickards in debate versus UK economist and author Ann Pettifor on the future of the
Nomi Prins on the World Financial System in 2017

Nomi Prins on the World Financial System in 2017

This post Nomi Prins on the World Financial System in 2017 appeared first on Daily Reckoning. The Daily Reckoning interviewed Nomi Prins in Europe for an exclusive on what is in store for the world
US could wait until next summer to raise interest rates, say economists

US could wait until next summer to raise interest rates, say economists

Surveyed experts predicted last week’s rate rise would be followed by two more next year, not threeThe Federal Reserve could wait until at least next summer before raising interest rates again,
The Alarming Truth About the Fed’s Rate Hike

The Alarming Truth About the Fed’s Rate Hike

This post The Alarming Truth About the Fed’s Rate Hike appeared first on Daily Reckoning. Michael Covel reveals the only thing of value we learned from the Fed's latest move. Read on... The post The
UK interest rates kept at record lows , Greek parliament approves pension deal -as it happened

UK interest rates kept at record lows , Greek parliament approves pension deal -as it happened

UK central bank has voted to maintain interest rates at 0.25%European commissioner Moscovici meets Greece’s TsiprasPound hit by Bank’s inflation commentsFull story: Bank of England leaves rates at
US dollar surges to 14-year high as Fed hints at three rate hikes in 2017

US dollar surges to 14-year high as Fed hints at three rate hikes in 2017

Currencies felt the pain around Asia as investors reacted to unexpectedly bullish comments by Fed chair Janet YellenThe prospect of three more hikes in US interest rates next year has sent the dollar
US Federal Reserve raises interest rates for second time since 2008 crisis

US Federal Reserve raises interest rates for second time since 2008 crisis

Fed chairwoman Janet Yellen announced a 0.25% increase in the benchmark rate to 0.50-0.75%, and predicted three further rates increase in 2017The US Federal Reserve on Wednesday raised interest rates
Janet Yellen: US interest rate rise 'vote of confidence' in economy – as it happened

Janet Yellen: US interest rate rise 'vote of confidence' in economy – as it happened

Federal Reserve predicts three US rate hikes in 2017, as it increases borrowing costs for the first time this yearFed raises interest rates for second time since 2008 crisis 9.20pm GMT We’ve waited a

Trump, The Fed and Systemic Risk

This post Trump, The Fed and Systemic Risk appeared first on Daily Reckoning. Jim Rickards reports on why the Federal Reserve could be the deciding factor for Trump's economic plan... As systemic risk
Prepare for a US interest rate rise before Christmas

Prepare for a US interest rate rise before Christmas

With an extra 178,000 jobs created in November and growth accelerating fast it seems unlikely the Federal Reserve can delay a rate rise any longerInterest rates in the world’s biggest economy are