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BEA Releases Q1 GDP: 0.7%

The Fed

04/28/2017FedWatch
The BEA released advanced data for 2017's first quarter GDP, reporting a low 0.7%. This is the worst reading in 3 years. The narrative is coming undone.

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Atlanta Fed Cuts Q1 GDP Forecast

The FedGlobal Economy

04/27/2017FedWatch
Once again the Atlanta Fed's GDPNow forecasting model has been cut, reflecting a sharp challenge to the Fed's "healthy economy" narrative.

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Gary Cohn for Fed Chair?

The Fed

04/26/2017FedWatch
Wall Street rumors are swirling that former Goldman CEO Gary Cohn could replace Janet Yellen as Fed Chair.

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Kashkari: Education, not infrastructure, is key to growth

The Fed

04/25/2017FedWatch
Neil Kashkari vision of central planning emphasizes education spending rather than the more popular infrastructure narrative.

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Will the IMF Bail Out Greece Again?

Money and Banks

04/24/2017FedWatch
The Greek sovereign debt crises has not gone away. As Greece faces a large repayment in July, the IMF considers whether to bail them out once again.

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Upcoming Fed Events and Speeches

04/24/2017FedWatch
Here are the Fed's upcoming events and speeches for the coming week.

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Robert Kaplan: Interest Rate Hikes and Balance Sheet Reduction

The Fed

04/20/2017FedWatch
Robert Kaplan on Thursday weighed in on 2017's three rate-hikes and the coming balance sheet reduction effort.

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Stanley Fischer on the Balance Sheet: There will be no Tantrum on Wall Street

The Fed

04/18/2017FedWatch
Stanley Fischer said on Monday that a negative market response to balance sheet reduction was unlikely.

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This Week's Fed Events

The Fed

04/17/2017FedWatch
Here are the Fed's upcoming events and speeches for the next week.

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The Federal Reserve Is, and Always Has Been, Politicized

The FedMoney and BanksMoney and Banking

04/17/2017FedWatch
The Fed has long claimed it is independent of politics. This, however, has always been a claim based on pure fantasy.

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