Was “QQE” just a pretext for bringing the government bond market under absolute control to avoid a Greek-style debt crisis?
Russia, Japan, and the Fed dumped. So who bought?
Japan systematically dumps US Treasuries while China hangs on.
This is the big one. It makes steel and aluminum tariffs look like a game.
First decline in its colossal balance sheet since 2012.
No flashy announcement, to avoid alarming the markets.
Even from Japan! Its export producer prices are jumping.
Second major scandal involving a steel supplier of reactor components.
Their buying binge in the US goes into the “Contrarian Indicators” category.
Do Trump and California suddenly see eye-to-eye on high-speed rail?