Federal Reserve Floods Venture Capital

Aug. 11, 2022 7:11 PM ETSPY, IVV, VOO, VTI, DIA, IWM, QQQ6 Comments
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John M. Mason


  • Venture capital firms have more cash on hand than ever.
  • Venture capital firms seem to be waiting for the "new" Age to arrive.
  • We need to watch these venture capital firms to observe where their investment decisions are going to take us.
  • This may be a guide to the future.

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Since 2020, the Federal Reserve has pumped trillions of dollars into the financial markets. Much use was made of these monies as debt loads expanded and new uses for funds were found all over the place.

In 2022, as

Venture Capital funds

Venture Capitla Funds Raised But Not Deployed (Wall Street Journal)

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John M. Mason writes on current monetary and financial events. He is the founder and CEO of New Finance, LLC. Dr. Mason has been President and CEO of two publicly traded financial institutions and the executive vice president and CFO of a third. He has also served as a special assistant to the secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development in Washington, D. C. and as a senior economist within the Federal Reserve System. He formerly was on the faculty of the Finance Department, Wharton School, the University of Pennsylvania and was a professor at Penn State University and taught in both the Management Division and the Engineering Division. Dr. Mason has served on the boards of venture capital funds and other private equity funds. He has worked with young entrepreneurs, especially within the urban environment, starting or running companies primarily connected with Information Technology.

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