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Chief economist update: Worse news is better news
BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 20 AUG 2020
... And there we have it folks, the return of bad news is good news ... or in this case, worse news is better news. The FOMC minutes say it all: "In their consideration of monetary policy at this meeting, participants reaffirmed their commitment to using ...
Fed buys up BlackRock ETFs
ELIZA BAVIN  |  WEDNESDAY, 3 JUN 2020
... debt-buying programs, but said it will not charge management fees on the ETFs it buys on behalf of the central bank. In the FOMC Minutes, the Fed said corporate bonds had been performing well since it announced its purchase plans. "Corporate bond spreads ...
Chief economist update: Minutes of concerns
BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 6 JUL 2018
... term rates are rising because of the hikes and the smaller lift in the long-term yields to safe-haven buying. The FOMC minutes revealed that "participants" discussed the flattening yield curve at the June meeting - some were concerned, others tried to ...
Chief economist update: Fed will go hiking in June
BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 24 MAY 2018
... June has come down. The cmegroup.com website shows that these probabilities have fallen from 95.9% sure a month the FOMC minutes were released, to 100% certain a week prior, to just 90% after. This is because the FOMC is not so sure about inflation's ...
Read the data not the Fed's lips
BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 22 AUG 2016
... year" (Lockhart) and "it's possible" that this could be next month (Dudley) - and while you're at it forget the July FOMC minutes as well. They're old news! What's of greater remit is Janet's current thoughts on the current state of play - the indications ...
NIRP before lift-off?
BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 9 OCT 2015
The FOMC minutes are out! But they didn't add to anything we already know now immediately after the 16-17 September meet: "Most participants continued to anticipate that, based on their assessment of current economic conditions and their outlook for ...
Fed alert to market reaction to Fed action
BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 10 JUL 2014
... make sure this point or that is off or on the official minutes. I assume the FOMC is no different. Going through the FOMC minutes' 122 paragraphs (8,485 words inclusive of footnotes and attendees), what struck me (but not surprised me) is how the FOMC ...
Market Wrap AM
AAP  |  THURSDAY, 22 MAY 2014
... in mid-2015. Brent Schutte, market strategist at BMO Global Asset, said stocks accelerated their gains after the FOMC minutes did not imply a faster time-table to raising rates. LONDON - Europe's main stock markets rose as traders digested central bank ...
The madness of crowds
BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 23 AUG 2013
... index jumped to two-year highs (51.0) and the composite index rose to 51.7 - the highest since June 2011. If the FOMC minutes showed support for Fed tapering as Bloomberg put it, then the latest data flow support the Fed minutes' support for Fed tapering.A ...
FOMC - Fed Outs Market Confusion
BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 22 AUG 2013
... which had been trading weaker for most of the trading day, dug in some more immediately after the release of the FOMC minutes, then soared almost as quickly before closing lower than its pre-FOMC minutes low but higher than its post-FOMC minutes low. ...
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