Goodbye To The Volcker Rule

Paul Volcker was the chairman of the Federal Reserve from 1979 to 1987. A period when United States experienced stagflation i.e. an environment where a region has high inflation coupled with high unemployment. Unlike the present situation (2020 - when…

The Federal Reserve Kicks The Can Down The Road

The US Stock market has been all over the place. Mr. Market becomes euphoric when any bad news is released, which isn't "that bad". Needless to say, the euphoria continues when there is any good news. With Federal Reserve's "whatever…

Is High Inflation Around The Corner?

As coronavirus outbreak has locked down many cities and states in the United States, unemployment is on a rise. According to the Department of Labor's news release on March 26, 2020, the seasonally adjusted initial unemployment claims was 3,283,000, an…

What moves the United States Dollar?

You might have heard the phrase "strong dollar" and "weak dollar" thrown around by media outlets. What does that actually mean? We discussed in a previous blog post the implication of "strong dollar" and "weak dollar" on economies; if you…