Fed Open Market Committee: As expected, puts any real action off to April's two-day meeting, but...

Fed Open Market Committee: As expected, puts any real action off to April's two-day meeting, but regarding closely watched economic outlook: The panel acknowledges improvement in jobless rate (still "elevated"), but also "significant downside risks" and gas prices pushing up inflation "temporarily."
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  • neobliviscar
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    ie. They won't let off the gas pedal until we jump the shark.
    13 Mar 2012, 02:19 PM Reply Like
  • montanamark
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    laughable fraud - everything is fine, so good in fact that we need to keep rates at zero through 2014! and keep the ponzi scheme pedal to the floor
    13 Mar 2012, 02:19 PM Reply Like
  • thechaser
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    decided to continue ot; does that mean ot2?
    13 Mar 2012, 02:20 PM Reply Like
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    They have to do OT to help hide the real interest expense on US debt. By replacing and prematurely exchanging debt for alternatives, the interest expense that would normally be the amortization of the discount is rolled into the new issue.....(I think that's the way it goes, its too late)
    14 Mar 2012, 03:03 AM Reply Like
  • nosajio
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    The inflation is temporary because rising gas prices will cause the economy to sputter again, bringing the gas prices back down. Seen this show before.
    13 Mar 2012, 02:21 PM Reply Like
  • sheeple2012
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    rise in gas prices not temporary until ben shalom stops printing $
    13 Mar 2012, 02:26 PM Reply Like
  • Snakeeyes
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    Stocks and gold are booming, housing stinks, unemployment is falling like glue and inflation is growing.


    Fed Funds Announcement: Gold, Housing, Stocks, Inflation, Unemployment and the Taylor Rule


    13 Mar 2012, 02:30 PM Reply Like
  • montanamark
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    no inflation anywhere - not in $5 gas not in $105 oil, not in $1700 gold, not in soaring food prices - nope, no where
    13 Mar 2012, 02:31 PM Reply Like
  • montanamark
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    how about - we "temporarily" not pay higher prices


    imagine if they (fed and gov't) had to use real money or their own money
    13 Mar 2012, 02:33 PM Reply Like
  • Ben Bernankes friend
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    Days the market dips, QE! QE! QE!


    Today, Nah, were ok.
    13 Mar 2012, 03:03 PM Reply Like
  • DaLatin
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    It seems clear the Fed let the banks announce early on stress results to take the bite off no talk on actual Fed plans. And, no conference or press access.. A good way to juice stocks an by time to follow the numbers. Good numbers without housing won't do it. They must keep the rates at rock bottom to give housing a chance.


    The dual mandate has them trapped. We need rate hikes,but, need housing as real construction jobs more !


    PS JOLTS today show the true job employment number is 6.5% ,but, their to dumb to fill the millions of high tech jobs that are there,, Dilema and thus shit goes overseas........
    13 Mar 2012, 08:18 PM Reply Like
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