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Dow Surges 160 Points in Minutes as Fed Says No Rate Hike in 2019

Brian Evans - Mar 20, 2019

On Wednesday, 11 out of 17 officials at the Federal Reserve reportedly voted to not increase its benchmark interest rate, vowing to remain patient. The Dow Jones…

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Dow Futures, Bitcoin Teeter as Markets Wait for FOMC Bounce

Brian Evans - Mar 20, 2019

Neither Dow futures nor the bitcoin price showed much conviction ahead of Wednesday’s US stock market open, as Wall Street pined for a dovish FOMC statement on…

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AOC’s ‘Grotesque’ Economic Plan is Just a Ripoff from Obama

Brian Evans - Mar 07, 2019

Earlier this week, former Barack Obama adviser Larry Summers called Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s spending proposals “dangerous.” Obama Adviser Summers: Ocasio-Cortez Plan ‘Dangerous’ for US Economy Summers, who was…

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Make America Zimbabwe Again: Trump Wants the Dow Force-Fed Cheap Money

Brian Evans - Mar 05, 2019

President Donald Trump wants the Federal Reserve to keep the economy bloated with weakened post-2008 dollars. He thinks that will boost exports. And he wants to keep…

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Dow Plunges Below 26,000 after Donald Trump Bashes Fed

Brian Evans - Mar 04, 2019

The Dow and broader U.S. stock market gave up early gains Monday, as investors digested President Donald Trump’s latest criticism of the ‘gentleman who loves quantitative tightening,’…

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Wall Street Trading Bots Fail as Fed Flip-Flops and Trump Tweets

Brian Evans - Mar 04, 2019

The party may be over for automated trend-following trading strategies on Wall Street. As a recent report by Bloomberg highlights, the once legendarily profitable investment systems run…

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US Fed Considers Including BTC Market Crash as ‘Salient Risk’ for Stress Tests

Brian Evans - Mar 01, 2019

The U.S. Federal Reserve is considering the inclusion of the Bitcoin market collapse as one of the “salient risks” to be taken into account for its supervisory…

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Federal Reserve May Add Bitcoin Crash to Stress Test Scenarios

Brian Evans - Mar 01, 2019

The U.S. Federal Reserve could soon include a bitcoin market crash as one of the risks to take into account when conducting stress tests.

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A Majority of Economists Believe the US is Headed for Recession in 2021

Brian Evans - Feb 28, 2019

In a recent survey, most business economists believe the U.S. will fall into recession by 2021. Days after the market euphoria over a ceasefire in the ongoing…

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez
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Even Fed Chair Powell is Freaked out by Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s Money-Printing Scheme

Brian Evans - Feb 27, 2019

Even the U.S. Federal Reserve thinks Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez needs to cool it with all the money-printing schemes. CNBC reports: “An increasingly popular theory espoused by progressives that…