With Economic Numbers Improving, is the Fed Sorry It Promised QE2?

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Is the Fed Sorry It Promised QE2? October 11, 2010 by Sy Harding, Editor of the Street Smart Report The Fed has had stocks and gold spiking up since early September, and the dollar plunging, first on hints that it might consider providing another round of ‘quantitative easing’ if the economic recovery continued to worsen, and […]

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Has any trade over the last few years frustrated more sophisticated investors than the “one-way” bet on rising long-term government interest rates? For the last 2 or 3 years, many (including myself) have been piling into ETFs (like TBT) that act as short proxies for rising long term interest rates.  And the logic has been so sound, […]

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