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What Will The Fed Do? – Predictions from The Mile [and beyond]

There’s half an hour to go before the FOMC policy announcement, which will be followed by ‘The Ben Bernanke Show’ from 1815 GMT. You can Watch the Federal Reserve press conference with chairman Bernanke here:  http://www.ustream.tv/embed/4944768 Live video for mobile … Continue reading

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What’s Worrying Bernanke?

Fed Chairman Bernanke gave a curious and worrying signal in his appearance yesterday before the Joint Economic Committee of Congress. He said, in the Q&A session that followed his testimony, that the recovery was ‘close to faltering.’ This subtly contradicted … Continue reading

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Why More From Operation [Oliver] Twist May Not Be Enough

http://youtu.be/sZrgxHvNNUc The problem is, ‘more’ has been given, and yet ‘more’ still, and it has not proved to be enough, for markets or the real economy. What you will not find this afternoon, is an economist or anyone attentive and … Continue reading

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Echos from the Hole

Quick expectation points from 3 economists at large investment banks whom we expect to be attending the Jackson Hole, Wyoming Symposium: “We suspect that the Fed is likely to outline a range of potential policy actions that may include the … Continue reading

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#FOMC news won’t push the plunger on any volatility bombs anytime soon. The main new thing to focus on may be on the fact that inflation isn’t behaving. The Fed may need to re-cast what it means by ‘inflation’ so … Continue reading

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A USD/JPY Caution Pre FOMC Minutes

Don’t expect too much USD/JPY upside from the FOMC minutes. Some are expecting a fair bit. [The minutes are due to be released at 1800 GMT.] Given the perceived dovishness of Chairman Bernanke’s comments in the wake of the latest … Continue reading

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What The Fed will most likely have said After Bernanke’s Spoken Remarkably, there has never been a live post-policy press conference with a Federal Reserve chairman, before the one slated for 1415 EST/1815 GMT. This will clearly ascribe a degree … Continue reading

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