Trump Steps Up Attacks on the Fed

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Post Kavanaugh confirmation, GOP confirms another 18 Federal Judges. Dow Falls over 1000 points, gold rises. Rosenstein a no show at Congress. 18 More Federal Judges confirmed. Litecoin added to Gemini trading platform. Yuan falls, China pumps more cash into economy. Hurricane Michael destroys Gulf coast states. American Pastor freed in Turkey. Clinton, Holder step Read More →

Obama Announces MyRA – Retirement Savings Accounts

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Obmama Announces myRA Retirement Savings Accounts That’s why, tomorrow, I will direct the Treasury to create a new way for working Americans to start their own retirement savings: MyRA… MyRA guarantees a decent return with no risk of losing what you put in . President Obama – State of the Union Address 2014. How to Read More →

Funding the Government Without the Fed and Quantitative Easing – Podcast 8.9.13

Much has been said about the potential impact on the real estate and stock markets if the Federal Reserve were to taper its quantitative easing program or to eliminate it altogether. The debate centers around whether and by how much rates would rise and what impact that would have on the real estate and stock Read More →

Why Interest Rates are Rising – Podcast 8.2.13

Why Are Interest Rates Rising? Summary of the Podcast Ryan reviews the ADP employment and the Bureau of Labor Statistics report the latter showing poor job growth while the former showed good job growth. Louis notes that the BLS report was not good as half new jobs were in retail or restaurants and there was Read More →

Where is the Economic Recovery? Podcast 7/12/13

Where is the Economic Recovery? Summary Ryan and Louis discuss the direction of mortgage interest rates. Ryan notes that Ben Bernanke admitted that the employment situation is not good. Louis notes that when the non farm employment data came out last week and the top line number was better than expected that the market would Read More →

Mandatory Retirement Accounts?

Mandatory Retirement Accounts “A government big enough to give you everything you want, is big enough to take away everything you have.” attributed to Thomas Jefferson How to Buy Gold How to Buy Silver UPDATE: January 29, 2014: Obama Announces MyRA Retirement Savings Accounts The Fed’s Exit Strategy? There has been a lot of talk Read More →

If the Fed Stops Buying U.S. Treasuries, Who Will Buy Them? – Podcast 6.24.13

If the Fed Doesn’t Buy U.S.Treasuries, Who Will? Podcast Summary Ryan and Louis discuss the recent rise in interest rates. Louis notes that when rates move higher they move fast.Louis note that the refi market was killed due to the taper talk from the Fed. Louis thinks the economy will start to slow and that Read More →