Interest Rates

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Bank of Canada Raises Interest Rates … Again

09/06/2017FedWatch
For the second time in less than two months, the Bank of Canada has raised interest rates.

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Not Even Junk Will Fetch High Interest Rates Anymore

08/28/2017FedWatch
It’s not just those cranky Austrians calling central bankers on the carpet these days. Everyone knows, is holding their breath, and hoping for the best.

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Bank of Canada Raises Rates for First Time in 7 Years

Money and Banking

07/12/2017FedWatch
It may be minor, but this week's rate hike should be just high enough so the Bank of Canada can cut them again when things start to get tough.

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Today Janet Yellen Explained (Yet Again) Why Interest Rates Should Stay Low

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

07/12/2017FedWatch
Today, Janet Yellen struck a dovish tone with Congress, saying that the Fed's target interest rate is not really that low after all.

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Canadian Interest Rates Set to Rise?

06/27/2017FedWatch
The team at the Bank of Canada has confused cause and effect once again.

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The Super Bubble Is in Trouble

06/26/2017FedWatch
Once the Super-Bubble pops, we will see what people demand as the ultimate means of payment: gold or cyber units, or both.

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Help Wanted: Lenders with No Experience (or Short Memories) to Make Risky Mortgages

06/19/2017FedWatch
Home values are up, flipping is back in vogue, and more than a little subprime sauce is needed to keep the party cooking.

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Kaplan and Kashkari: Slowing Inflation Makes More Rate Hikes a Challenge

06/16/2017FedWatch
Dallas Fed's Robert Kaplan and Minneapolis Fed's Need Kashkari are less optimistic than Yellen about the prospects for 2% inflation.

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Fed Officials Can't See What's Right In Front Of Them

06/12/2017FedWatch
Why is it so controversial to suggest that we should leave interest rates and credit markets alone?

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Monetary Tightening as "Excessive Monetary Action?"

06/06/2017FedWatch
Tim Duy pretends that rising interest rates is an example of an excessive Fed, but overlooks the true monetary excesses of monetary expansion.

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