Author Archives: MN Gordon

The Fed’s Answer to the Ghastly Monster of its Creation

As the economy stalls out in 2020, U.S. deficits are going to jump to over $2 trillion a year – and will stay there.  So, too, the national debt will run up towards $40 trillion over the next decade.  The Fed, through YCC or some other wild scheme, will take on the dirty deed of monetizing this debt.  They’ll create money from nothing and loan it to the Treasury. Continue reading

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Japan’s Yield Curve Control Regime is Coming to America

The central planners at the Fed and the U.S. Treasury, like the central planners at the BOJ, want a yield curve that looks just right. Namely, they want a yield curve that uniformly steps up like topographic elevation curves step up from California’s Death Valley along the face of the Eastern Sierra to the Mount Whitney summit. Continue reading

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Is the Fed Secretly Bailing Out a Major Bank?

The promise of something for nothing is always an enticing proposition. Who doesn’t want roses without thorns, rainbows without rain, and salvation without repentance? So, too, who doesn’t want a few extra basis points of yield above the 10-year Treasury note at no added risk? Continue reading

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Riding the Type 3 Mega Market Melt Up Train

The decade long bull market run, aside from making everyone ridiculously rich, has opened up a new array of competencies. The proliferation of ETFs, for instance, has precipitated a heyday for the ETF Analyst. So, too, blind faith in data has prompted the rise of Psychic Quants…who see the future by modeling the past. Continue reading

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