· Will the Fed start normalization this week? weekly market review: The world is waiting for Yellen’s historic plan to be put into action. Posted by Kristina Hooper, Chief Global Market Strategist on Sep 18, 2017, in Market & Economic. Time to read: 4 min
· Tapering is the first step on the road to an eventual tightening of monetary policy, which I define as a Fed-induced increase in real short-term interest rates. Once the Fed tapers its bond.
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· So, does the December jobs report mean that the Federal Reserve moved too quickly to begin “tapering” its qe3 bond-buying program? No. Like qe2 before it, QE3 actually made things worse.
Money is moving into bonds, which are forcing yields to the lowest levels going back. The Fed has indicated it will act as.
Getty ImagesPsych!It was the lack of a taper that shocked commentators and dominated headlines in the wake of the Federal Reserve\’s hotly anticipated policy meeting wednesday. But the sharp Treasury rally that sent the yield on the 10-year note to a five-week low probably has just as much, if not more, to do with the Federal Open Market Committee\’s extremely soft forecast for the Fed funds rate.
· The economy isn’t strong enough for the Federal Reserve to begin tapering its quantitative easing yet, says Joel Naroff, president of Naroff Economic Advisors and a member of Newsmax’s Financial Braintrust Alliance. But that likely won’t stop the Fed from announcing a start to the tapering after its policy meeting Wednesday, he tells CNBC.
Given that they work as a team, Yellen being the vice president, there is every reason to think that they would go through and that they would actually do some amount of tapering. There has been.
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3:15 PM Here is the REAL REASON we think no tapering came. 2:53 CNBC asked Ben Bernanke in Q&A about Obama not wanting to appoint him for a third term and whether he would serve a third term if asked.
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· So, with both of the Fed’s mandates pointing towards the need for more quantitative easing and not less, why are so many investors and analysts convinced that the FED will begin tapering.