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Is The Economy Healthy? Fed Rates Up, Loan Growth Down

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Reading Time: 6 minutes Some critics of the Federal Reserve said that it wouldn’t unwind the balance sheet. Their criticism got louder after the first few months of the unwind at the end of 2017 because the balance sheet size went up and down without a discernibly clear downtrend. However, as evidenced in the chart…CONTINUE READING

Corporate Debt Highest Ever – What Does It Mean?

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Reading Time: 6 minutes In previous articles, the groundwork for how the current financial bubble was created has been explained. You can read them here, here, or here. To summarize, central banks have collectively pumped trillions of dollars into the system by buying assets. This lowered fixed income yields to record low levels. There…CONTINUE READING