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EXPOSED: The Fed’s Deepest Secret

EXPOSED: The Fed’s Deepest Secret

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Beware Good News!

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Markets Are Betting That Good Things Come in Threes—Especially Rate Cuts

Federal funds futures contracts are predicting a 98% chance that the Federal Reserve will cut rates for the third time this year.

Outgoing ECB Chief Mario Draghi Managed to Anger the Germans and Donald Trump with an Interest Rate Cut

In cutting its benchmark rate and resuming quantitative easing, the European Central Bank made some enemies today. Chief among them are the Germans and Donald Trump.
The ECB, and central banking, is at a crossroads

The ECB, and central banking, is at a crossroads

The European Central Bank meeting tomorrow is one of the most significant in recent memory—not because it may cut rates, but because it might not.
With today’s rate cut, the Fed is jeopardizing its credibility

With today’s rate cut, the Fed is jeopardizing its credibility

The Federal Reserve's cut should please markets and Trump, but at what cost?
The Fed finally cut rates. Will anyone notice?

The Fed finally cut rates. Will anyone notice?

The dark secret among economists is that monetary policy won't have much impact on the economy.

Why the Fed Cut Interest Rates—and What to Watch for Next

The 0.25% cut has "symbolic importance" as one analyst puts it, lest the Fed be "blamed for inaction if the economy slows further."
Here’s proof that Indians are losing confidence in their economy

Here’s proof that Indians are losing confidence in their economy

They don't expect things to turn around immediately, either.
India’s latest economic data spells bad news for Modi in poll season

India’s latest economic data spells bad news for Modi in poll season

Factory output has fizzled, and inflation is at a four-month high.
Pakistan aside, the Modi government faces a battle on the economic front too
Indian consumers are feeling optimistic, but nobody knows why

Indian consumers are feeling optimistic, but nobody knows why

Consumer confidence was at a two-year high in December.
Five key takeaways from India’s new central banker’s maiden policy review

Five key takeaways from India’s new central banker’s maiden policy review

With a rate cut and a change in stance, Shaktikanta Das has managed to woo industries and investors in his maiden monetary policy announcement as…
There’s a way for the Modi government to help farmers without blowing its budget

There’s a way for the Modi government to help farmers without blowing its budget

The German statesman Otto von Bismarck once described politics as “the art of the possible.” On Feb. 01, India’s central government is likely to pursue…
Six takeaways from India’s central bank policy meeting

Six takeaways from India’s central bank policy meeting

India’s central bank is apparently reassured by cooling inflation and reinforced investment activity. In its fifth bi-monthly policy announcement for the year, on Dec. 05,…
A sensible government knows when to back off: Raghuram Rajan

A sensible government knows when to back off: Raghuram Rajan

India’s former “rockstar central banker”, Raghuram Rajan, has a word of advice for the Narendra Modi government in the backdrop of its strained relations with…
First Act Of Trump Administration: Make Housing Expensive Again

First Act Of Trump Administration: Make Housing Expensive Again

Yes, this is how you make America great again! You make it harder for people to stay in their homes, or to even buy homes. Because liberty! As one of the first acts of the Trump administration, the