Tag Archive: Janet Yellen

Op Ed : Can We Bring Back The 5 Year Singapore Government Bond Futures ?

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  Market Bash : All About Trump We can feel the levels of frustration build up, anxieties growing that just about anything can be construed as the tipping point for the correction of… Continue reading

Ad Hoc Commentary – shadow banking will help development banking move from billions to trillions

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Today, yours truly plan to share specifics on how to move from billions to trillions to finance the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) based on our two basic insights: 1. the Federal Reserve’s reverse… Continue reading

Ad Hoc Commentary – Pump and dump Dow? Huuuge business tax cuts, farewell labor.

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  “…The Dow Jones industrial average has gained about 1,200 points over the past month. And interestingly, nearly half of that advance has been produced by just three stocks. Leading the field by… Continue reading

Market Thoughts : The US Fed and The Welcome Change of Tact

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Photo courtesy of Mr K.C., Boston.   Playing to forget Drowzee (rare Pokemon) markets with volatility grinding to a halt until Fed chair Yellen spoke on Friday to give world markets direction from… Continue reading

Central Banks : What Are They Not Telling Us ?

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This post was written a week ago for http://www.hnworth.com, a site targeting high net worth individuals in Singapore. Have fun reading… ******************************** After 18 years in the markets and a few crises along… Continue reading

Ad Hoc Commentary – Yellen honeymoon ends

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Can we have a show of hands? Who believes the official unemployment numbers? Who believes the official inflation rate? Who believes that a group of very intelligent individuals uses the above to determine… Continue reading

The Wealth Gap And The Tall Poppies

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It is elections time in Singapore and time to bring up the problems of the poor which is timely, I would suppose, even if Singapore does not really have a severe problem with… Continue reading

Ad Hoc Commentary – waiting on Yellen hike and government shutdown

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Yours truly relocated to America and am settling down here. Four months of silence gave Mr Market time to validate what we were saying. Firstly, the equity markets kind of made a short… Continue reading

FOMC : The Mother of All Rate Cuts

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Is it any wonder that bankers which include the economists and strategists all draw higher salaries than the people at the Fed and that the promising and/or prominent officials often end up working… Continue reading

BREKKIE BOND WRAP

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Daily Credit Wrap: INVESTMENT GRADE: Sentiment was generally firmer across Asian credit yesterday. IG spreads were about unchanged. We did hear of some profit-taking in outperforming BBB names, but it was easily absorbed… Continue reading