December 26: 2015 Wish List Review & Outlook
September 5, 2014 
Two questions for Krugman FallStreet
August 29, 2014 
‘Global Saving Glut’ Redux? FallStreet
August 27, 2014 
2Q14 Wish List Review and Outlook WL
April 17
1Q14 Wish List
January 6, 2014 
14th Annual Wall Street Wish List WL
Oct 15
3Q13 Wish List Review & Outlook Wish List
Sept 9, 2013
Caution Is In The Wind FallStreet (Sept 10 - Crisis Averted?)
Sept 3
Don’t Fight Lawrence Summers
July 29  Confidence Interruptus
July 19  2Q13 Wish List Review & Outlook
June 27  It’s A Bouncy Baby Bond Bear
June 24  Bernanke’ Takes Walk On Wild Side
May 27 Funny Money Turns Serious
Apr 15 Gold Gutted
Apr 13 1Q13 Wish List Review & Outlook
Mar 26 The Central Bank Lullaby
Mar 11
The Dove Speaketh
Feb 19 The “Bully”, The “Cry Baby”, and Herbalife
Feb 17
From Free Market Capitalism To Fed Market Favoritism
Feb 8 The Man
Jan 14 2013: Rebuild Me A Crisis, One Dollar At A Time
Jan 13
Wish List Notes
Dec 26, 2012  2013 Wish List
Nov 15 Parachute Protection
Nov 8  Obama Trumps Romney But Bernanke Is The Ace To The Hole
Oct 31
Two Companies Removed From Wish List
Oct 18 Middle Class Mumbo Jumbo

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Roseman - Rubin - Salmon - Smith - Wealth Stewart - Winkler - Wohlers - WSJ RT
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March 31, 2015 Bernanke Double Tap FallStreet

Banks Say China Will Gain Yuan Reserve Currency Status This Month BL
“It’s basically a done deal, unless something really surprising and unexpected happens”
The world - including China - is unprepared for the rise of China Summers
Negative Interest Rates the New Normal Next Time Economies Slump BL
The real reason the Fed is eager to raise interest rates now Quartz Duy
I'm Fed Up with the Federal Reserve TheStreet
The party on Wall Street is just about over Kellner
Investors are 'really pessimistic':  Schwab CNBC
Short-sighted monetary policy and fear of liftoff VOX
AB InBev Gets SABMiller for $107 Billion as U.S. Deal Agreed BL
Coming to a Balance Sheet Near You: $2 Trillion in Leases WSJ
US banks said to hold $10tn of “risky” trades FT
Chicago stuck in pension funding squeeze CNBC
The Man Accused of Masterminding the Hacks That Shook Wall Street BL
Dizzying Ride May Be Ending for Start-Ups NYT
German car regulator widens emissions probe to 23 brands Reuters
No One Paying Attention to the Gold Price TheStreet
Energy Hasn't Been This Hot Since They Invented Fire BL
China Output Matches Weakest Since 2008; Retail Sales Climb BL
China's property investment continues to slow SD
Chinese Defaults Spread as Cement Maker to Miss Bond Payment BL
Li promises full use of fiscal weapons China Daily
Yuan Will Slump No Matter What IMF Decides, Daiwa's Lai Says BL
China's 'too big to fail' banks face $400B capital call Reuters
$1 Billion of Shares Frozen as China Money Manager Xu Probed BL
Chart: The Shanghai index is on an uptrend to 4,200 CNBC
Forget Black Friday/Cyber Monday: 100m shoppers... Guardian
Greece gears up for 1st general strike under new government AP
Venezuela Liquidating Assets As Economic Crisis Worsens OilPrice
Indonesia's Bank Century Mess Goes Global Asia Sentinel
EU sets guidelines on settlement products despite Israel ire AP
UniCredit to cut up to 18,200 jobs MW

“Investors around the world are shocked, shocked that the monetary wizards may have run out of magic tricks to revive global economic growth”

“I hope we can all agree that once-in-a-century emergency measures are no  longer necessary five years into an economic recovery"

"Now we are in a completely different world”

“There were no fingerprints of an easy money policy in the marketplace”

“There are increasing signs quantitative easing has overstayed its welcome”

“We have to turn the page on the bubble-and-bust mentality that created this mess”

“Nobody understands gold prices and I don’t really pretend to understand them either”

Total World Debt Load at 313% of GDP WSJ

“Central banks gains and losses belong to society”

“There’s a lot of liquor out there now”

“The debt is in dollars. We can’t run out of cash. We print the stuff”

“We're on a threshold of a very serious, confrontational actions in the sphere that is known ... as currency wars”
Russian central banker Alexei Ulyukayev

“...if we do not see substantial improvement in the outlook for the labor  market, we will continue the MBS purchase program, undertake additional asset purchases, and employ our policy tools as appropriate until we do.”

“The underlying impact of the international financial crisis is far from over"

“You cannot expand without limits without horrific consequences. There is no infinity in monetary policy, we know that from the German experience” 

“...if we do not see substantial improvement in the outlook for the labor  market, we will continue the MBS purchase program, undertake additional asset purchases, and employ our policy tools as appropriate until we do.”

“The underlying impact of the international financial crisis is far from over"

“We’re at the risk of overburdening the central banks. We keep applying what I call monetary Ritalin to the system. We all know there’s a risk of over-prescribing.”  

'For you ... anything.'

"I don't see total debt liability as long as I live”

“We're prepared to do more” 

The reason a bank run is so feared is because it could land every bank in the world in trouble -- even the healthiest ones 

“Civilized people don’t buy gold”

“In my view, it’s not going to happen. It’s a fantasy. Wall Street keeps dangling QE3 out there [but] I just don’t see it happening.”
Fed Fisher

“We are not seeking higher inflation. We do not want higher inflation and we're not tolerating higher inflation”

“The crisis in Europe is more serious than the crash of 2008.” 

“Without an agreement with the troika and further funding, Greece in March faces an immediate risk of an uncontrolled default"

“There is no economy in the world, whether low-income countries, emerging markets, middle-income countries or super- advanced economies that will be immune to the crisis that we see not only unfolding, but escalating at a point where everybody would actually have to focus on what it can do”

“I simply do not know where the money is, or why the accounts have not been reconciled to date”

“We could continue and keep kicking this can down the road, but I think the people of Jefferson County have had enough”
Commissioner Joe Knight

“If you open up the Pandora’s box, then who is willing to invest in sovereign risk?”

"If there isn't a solution by Sunday, everything is going to collapse”

“We can borrow money for 10 years as the government of the United States because people have confidence in this country at less than 2 percent...The responsible path now is to take advantage of the unique position...”
Americans Express Historic Negativity Toward U.S. Government Gallup

SNB: “The SNB will enforce this minimum rate with the utmost determination and is prepared to buy foreign currency in unlimited quantities.”
Hildebrand StatementCentral Bank Chief Faces 'Big Gamble' WSJ


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