Tag: Fed’s taper

The Fed has It Wrong with the Taper

This is certainly not new news for my readers, but I continue to be in the very lonely camp that the Fed is misguided in tapering the $85 billion in monthly bond purchases and they should totally hold off raising interest rates until our economy gets to the other side of the next recession. As you know, we have been in the slow growth and no inflation camp for years, a theme we still have a high degree of confidence […]   Read More
Date: August 19, 2014

Big Week Ahead

For several weeks, I have warned about market sentiment at “rally killing levels”. Not a single thing has changed for the better in this department. The bulls are bulls and the bears are kinda, sorta bulls, at least through year-end. That continues to make me worried, but not enough given the calendar to take serious action. I want to preface my next comment by saying I absolutely do not believe we are on the precipice of another financial crisis like […]   Read More
Date: December 16, 2013

CNBC’s Closing Bell TODAY (Aug 5) at 4pm

I am going to be on CNBC’s Closing Bell TODAY (Aug 5) at 4pm discussing where the stock market is headed over the coming weeks and into September’s Fed meeting where the “taper” could begin. Over the past few weeks, I visited Fox Business and Yahoo Finance. Regarding the Fed, here were and are my thoughts:   Read More
Date: August 5, 2013