Tag: Fed stimulus

Pre Fed Chatter

As expected, here was the usual spirited discussion I had on CNBC’s Squawk Box before the Fed meeting. I firmly believe that when the Fed reduces the amount of money printing, that is a form of stimulus reduction and interest rates increase. With the Fed Funds rate at essentially 0%, Bernanke used money printing as another tool to effectively have negative rates.   Read More
Date: June 19, 2013

More Fed Stimulus Lifts Gold But Hits Dollar

Posted December 13, 2012 By Trang Ho, Investor’s Business Daily  Posted 12/12/2012 06:41 PM ET  Stocks, gold and silver jumped while U.S. Treasuries and the dollar sold off Wednesday after the Federal Reserve said it’s expanding its economic stimulus program, known as QE3. The Fed will buy $45 billion a month in long-term Treasuries, to offset the expiration of “Operation Twist.” The Fed will also continue buying $45 billion a month in mortgage-backed securities. The Fed said its stimulus programs […]   Read More
Date: December 14, 2012