Tag: federal reserve

Stocks By Fed Chair [CHART]

Stocks By Fed Chair [CHART]

President Trump is reportedly set to announce his selection for the next Chair of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve (Fed) in the very near future, with Jerome Powell emerging as the likely nominee. Though he’s yet to […]

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Did The Fed Know QE Would Never Work?

When is a mystery not a mystery? When Janet Yellen is puzzling over a lack of inflation, that’s when. So says Brian Wesbury, chief economist, and Robert Stein, deputy chief economist of First Trust, in the following essay (featured in […]

Private Markets Brace For Fed’s Balance Sheet Unwind

Private Markets Brace For Fed’s Balance Sheet Unwind

For years, the private markets have grown accustomed to a few things. Ultra-cheap money. Eager investors. And a reach-for-yield dynamic that has forced capital aggressively into alternative asset classes, including private equity, venture capital and more recently “cryptos” like bitcoin […]

Chasing The Dragon

Chasing The Dragon

“There is no other agency of government which can overrule actions that we take.” – Alan Greenspan Also read: Q2/H1 Hedge Fund Letters – Conferences, Calls, And More Fund of funds Business Keeps Dying Baupost Letter Points To Concern Over […]