Sunday , 2 October 2022

Banking

Strange Things (6) Are Happening In World Financial Markets (+2K Views)

Interesting things have certainly been happening in the underpinnings of global markets — things that either run counter to long-standing financial logic, or represent an unusual dislocation in the “normal” state of market affairs, or were once rare occurrences but have been happening with increasing frequency. Here’s a rundown.

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Fed Unlikely To Raise Rates Anytime Soon – Here’s 5 Reasons Why

The US Federal Reserve has been increasingly hinting that it would raise its policy rate at its next meeting, which is scheduled for December but their communications have been sloppy, erratic and contradictory. To get a sense of where the Fed might go a closer look at some of the key underlying economic forces, however, it is clear that there are 5 key reasons that the Fed is unlikely to raise rates anytime soon.

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Inside Scoop: Fed Rate To Increase By Infinitesimal Amount In December

Believe it or not, what follows is supposedly the transcript of a recent speech by the outspoken Gustavo Laframboise-Pierre, Global Director of Statistical Creation at the European Central Bank, to the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City’s “Economic Symposium”. It provides considerable inside insight into what is going to unfold regarding interest rates.

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Canada Votes to Spend Itself Into Prosperity (+2K Views)

Canada has surprisingly often been the place where the future happens first - and it’s happening again. Last Monday, Canadian voters swept the ruling Conservatives out of power, delivering a stunning victory to the center-left Liberals led by Justin Trudeau in a clear rejection of the deficit-obsessed austerity orthodoxy that has dominated political discourse across the Western world. The Liberals ran on a frankly, openly Keynesian vision, and won big.

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