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Entries in QE# (14)

Tuesday
Oct212014

ALG's Daily Grind - Why the end of QE produced lower interest rates 

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Oct. 21, 2014

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Why the end of QE produced lower interest rates
Interest rates are down year over year, yet the Fed has been tapering its bond purchases the whole time.

Cartoon: Ebola czar to the rescue
Obama appoints a czar to combat the outbreak.

ALG files FOIL request to NY state AG on wage prosecution release
ALG's Mehrens: "The New York State Attorney General's inclusion of union organizing activist Kendall Fells of the organization Fast Food Forward in a press release announcing a lawsuit for alleged under-payment of employee wages raises the question of whether the action is advocacy or law enforcement."

Powerline.com: Government case implodes as its former lawyers allege fraud against Holder DOJ
Sierra Pacific Industries. based on DOJ disclosures from former attorneys there: "The United States presented false evidence to the Defendants and the Court [and] advanced arguments to the Court premised on that false evidence or for which material evidence had been withheld."

Friday
Dec202013

American Principles In Action - Lehrman on tapering: Does it matter?

Dear Monetary Policy Observer,

 

Lewis E. Lehrman, the founder and chair of the Lehrman institute, appeared on Fox Business’ Lou Dobbs to discuss the effect a tapering of the Fed’s bond buying program would have on the economy.  Lehrman also touched on the nomination of Janet Yellen to head the Federal Reserve and what to expect in upcoming Senate hearings.  You can watch the full segment at the link below.

Sincerely,

Nicholas Arnold

American Principles In Action

www.americanprinciplesproject.org

 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yUZG8DBoPd8#t=31  

Wednesday
Dec042013

ALG's Daily Grind - No way out of Fed's QE trap 

6

Dec. 3, 2013

No way out of Fed's QE trap
Will there be any way for Janet Yellen to get the genie back in the bottle?

Cartoon: Talking turkey on Obamacare
How did your Thanksgiving political debates on the health care law go?

History falsifies climate alarmist sea level claims
Sea level is a dynamic property in our planet's climate cycles, which are closely linked to changes in solar energy output and other natural factors. It is unlikely to change in response to tax policies that make energy more expensive and economies less robust.

Wall Street Journal: The latest IRS political crackdown
"To avoid getting tagged for engaging in too much politics, a group would have to scrub its website of anything written about a candidate, presumably even if the article was written before the candidate had announced."

Thursday
Nov142013

ALG's Daily Grind - Clinton to the right of House Republicans on keeping existing insurance plans 

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Nov. 13, 2013

Clinton to the right of House Republicans on keeping existing insurance plans
Former president offers that everyone should be allowed to keep your health plan permanently. Meanwhile, House Republicans only are pushing for legislation letting you keep your plan for up to a year — maybe.

Climate Depot debunks hype linking Philippines typhoon to warming
Marc Morano shows that while Haiyan/Yolanda was a large typhoon which caused real damage to lives and property, there is nothing historically unique about it.  

The season of discontent
According to realclearpolitics.com polling averages 70.9 percent of Americans believe the nation is going in the wrong direction.

Hussman: A Textbook Pre-Crash Bubble
"We doubt that the perception that an easy Fed can hold stock prices up will be any more durable in the next couple of years than it was in the 2000-2002 decline or the 2007-2009 decline — both periods of persistent and aggressive Fed easing." 

Tuesday
Oct292013

ALG's Daily Grind - How federal exchanges could kill Obamacare

6

Oct. 28, 2013

How federal exchanges could kill Obamacare

The U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia is allowing a case to move forward that could gut Obamacare insurance subsidies in 34 states that opted not to implement state-run exchanges.

Senate Dems want delay; Ted Cruz and America win

Ted Cruz won. Senate Democrats are scrambling to delay the implementation of the very individual mandate they fought to keep in place by choosing to shut down the government.

HealthCare.gov: Hope and change in action

One can hope the incompetency on full display in HealthCare.gov translates to a new skepticism of big government by the American people.

Cox: QE Infinity? No end in sight for money printing

"References to 'QEternal' or other similar pejoratives indicating Fed easing could go on forever no longer seem quite so ridiculous."