The hangover after the tariff-front-run boom last year.
The infamous “Nothing Goes to Heck in a Straight Line” mugs. Just pour in some liquidity, such as a “Repo IPA” or “QE Lite,” and you’re ready to relax.
Cleveland Fed’s Underlying Inflation Measure Hits 3.0%, Hottest in the Data.
“Don’t rely on Social Security”: Inflation adjustments are punitively low, and benefits become more inadequate as you age.
US-China trade war, falling business confidence, slowdown in China, German exports, and new: the temporary shutdown of Hong Kong’s airport, the largest cargo hub in the world.
Ending the repo market blowout and un-inverting the yield curve.
The repo blow-out — whoever instigated it — comes in real handy.
Just how important is China to GM, its Largest Market & Once Biggest Hope for Growth?
I wish I could have sat in that meeting, watching the bewildered faces of Fed officials as they got hourly updates on repo rates blowing out.
Fed Sent Big-Fat Message on “U.S.-China Trade Tensions” to White House.