Tag: quantitative easing

Are Stocks Heading For A 2008 Style Crash?

| September 26, 2011 | 0 Comments

Stocks plunged across the board last week.  The Dow dropped 6.4%, the S&P 500 shed 6.5%, and Nasdaq gave up 5.3%.  It was the worst week for the markets since October 2008. Several negative events sent investors fleeing from stocks for the perceived safety of US Treasuries. First off, it’s looking more and more likely […]

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QE3 – Do We Need More Quantitative Easing?

| March 10, 2011 | 0 Comments

There’s been plenty of talk recently about the end of QE2… and the possibility of QE3.  As you can imagine, there’s no agreement on what should be done… just a lot of arguing. Even the Federal Reserve Board members don’t agree.  They’re arguing about the effectiveness of quantitative easing.  They disagree on whether QE2 should […]

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Where Big Ben Tells Us To Invest…

| October 18, 2010 | 0 Comments

At just before 4:00 am on Friday morning our local pack of coyotes started howling. I’m certain they caught a rabbit and were enjoying a late dinner (or would that be an early breakfast?). Our three large dogs decided to earn their kibble for the week. In unison all three dogs started barking… loudly. Needless […]

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