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Called "The Dallas Fed's Resident Soothsayer" by D Magazine, Danielle DiMartino Booth is sought after for her depth of knowledge on the economy and financial markets. She is a well-known speaker who can tailor her message to a myriad of audiences, once spending a week crossing the ... more

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Beware Of Central Bankers Bearing Gifts
The Federal Reserve’s last Federal Open Market Committee Minutes warned that “equity prices are quite high relative to standard valuation measures.”
The Running Of The Bulls’ Mouths
The confluence of factors converging to bring stocks down are precisely what will keep them levitating for longer than any logical person could surmise.
Pension Tension, Part 2: Don’t California My Texas!
In 2016, Texas ranked fourth in Business Costs; California 43rd. Though there are a myriad of contributing factors to the relative unattractiveness of the Golden State, deeply underfunded pensions sit high on the list.
EC Pension Tension: Uncle Sam Walking Tightrope Into The Unknown
In the same way compounding interest escalates the growth of your original investment, double denial in pensions renders the damage inflicted permanent.
Ode To Investors: Super Size Me!
Investors are excelling at obedience in such rude form they’ve plowed fresh monies into emerging market debt funds for 12 weeks running.
EC America’s Gilded Age 2: On The Rocks
Trickle-down economics is a fantasy at best during good times; it’s worse when the economy turns south.
EC If An Electorate Falls In The Forest, Is Their Voice Heard?
If there’s one lesson Europeans can glean from their allies across the Atlantic, it’s that bullets can be dodged, but not indefinitely. As we are learning the hard way, necessary reforms are challenging to enact.
Is The Fed’s Balance Sheet Headed For The Crapper?
As per Goldman, by 2022, “…changes in Fed leadership, regulation, Treasury issuance policy, or macroeconomic conditions could alter both the near-term path and the intended terminal size of the balance sheet.” Indeed.
Retailing In America: Game Theory In Reverse
The bubble in commercial real estate (CRE) could trigger systemic risk, which of course, no central bank can contain.
The American Dream: An Endangered Ethos
Even the best translation of the word – essence – is hard to get your arms around. Perhaps that is why so many of us were blissfully unaware until recently that the very essence of the American Dream was slipping through our fingers.
The Corporate Bond Market: The Start Of The Matter
Would the start of the matter – the prospects for debt forgiveness and debilitating defaults – be threatening so were it not for central bankers’ meddling ways in markets designed to determine their own damn prices?
EC The Five-Tool Bond Market
The decline in the 10-year yield tells you everything you need to know, and probably more than you’d like to acknowledge. The simple fact is, the current economic recovery has peaked and rolled over.
Upending The Fed: The Administration Redemption
President Trump, can you stand up to the orthodoxy that’s robbed the business cycle of its very cyclicality? Are you good enough to populate the Fed with leaders who are so strong there’s no need to audit the out-of-control institution?
Fed Up: Culture Shock
Mistakes by the Fed included missing the housing bubble and financial crisis, being “blinded” to the slowdown in the growth of worker productivity, and failing to anticipate how inflation behaved in regard to the job market.
Slapped In The Face By The Invisible Hand
The fear of the unknown prompted the Fed, for the first time ever, to extend lending at its discount window to all bond dealers.
In Case You Missed It
The one black eye in the job's report was wage growth. At 2.5 percent in the 12 months through January, average hourly earnings ticked down from December’s 2.6-percent rate.
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