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By Keith Fitz-Gerald Contributing Editor Money Morning/The Money Map Report As a professional trader, I’m never far from my trading screens. But I find that I’ve been watching them even more intently than usual over the past few days. When I take a step back and attempt to assess just why I seem to be […]
When Federal Reserve policymakers announced the half-a-point cut in interest rates last Tuesday, I was almost at a loss for words. As all of you know, I had projected reduction of 25 basis points, and by the time Tuesday’s meeting of the central bank’s Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) rolled around, the market supported my […]
By Keith Fitz-Gerald Contributing Editor Some days you’re the bug and some days you’re the windshield. Yesterday (Tuesday), there were a whole lot of bugs in the guise of the short-sellers who got squashed on Ben Bernanke’s windshield; they covered their positions at any cost and then limped into the hills to hide. Trading volume […]
As we await the announced decision of U.S. Federal Reserve policymakers today, there are some very important facts to keep in mind. First and foremost is this: The fears of a recession are highly exaggerated. The U.S. economy has good momentum, the American consumer is still spending, and we believe that central bank will reduce […]