If you like bull markets, you better hope Janet Yellen is one of the most talkative Fed Chairs in history.
It's not that she's going to say anything brilliant or insightful, just that she says something... anything... on a regular basis.
You see, there's a direct relationship between how much she says and what's happening in the markets. What she says is almost completely irrelevant.
I know people spend hours agonizing over the slightest nuances in each statement, but really none of those things matters.
Unless you are a policy wonk, Fed statements are pretty consistently useless pontifications made every 6 to 8 weeks by the head of a supposedly independent financial body that is, in fact, a highly politicized entity.
The Fed exercises little if any control over variables and targets that it changes at will and deems relevant at its sole discretion.
Harsh? You bet. But not without merit... Full Story