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How Will Markets React To Central Bank Tapering In 2018?

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Reading Time: 5 minutes 2018 is expected to be the year of tighter central bank policies through shrinking balance sheets and rate hikes. It’s going to be interesting to see how central bank policies affect equity markets and the economy. The Fed’s QE policy is monetary stimulus, but most critics claim it just pumps…CONTINUE READING

Swiss National Bank Owns Farmville, Rallies 124% YTD

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Reading Time: 4 minutes 2018 & 2019 Will Tell Us More About How Global QE Affected Stocks There’s ongoing debate about whether or not the Federal Reserve’s quantitative easing and ECB’s bond purchases have affected U.S. equity markets. Despite the Federal Reserve ending QE in 2014, the stock market has rallied remarkably. The biggest…CONTINUE READING

Central Banks Prevented 2016 Recession

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Reading Time: 5 minutes The economy was on the brink of recession in early 2016 and global coordinated central bank action helped prevent a crisis. Every time the Fed ‘kicks the can down the road’ it makes the inevitable situation worse. The further asset prices get from their intrinsic value, the worse the correction…CONTINUE READING