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Finally The Fed Admits It Has No Clue on Inflation & Investment Spending

The most interesting comment by Fed Chair Janet Yellen was her admission that she and her prestigious voting members don’t have a clue why inflation and capital investment spending have not returned to loftier levels. Then how do they yet expect a significant 250 basis point credit tightening over the next couple of years in an economy muddling along just above “stall” speed?

3 Possible Paths the Fed Might Take Next Week

It is anticipated the Fed would finally raise interest rates. Powerful voices such as former Treasury Secretary Larry Summers & IMF Chief Christine Lagarde have been warning Fed Chair Janet Yellen that the global economy is too weak to bear interest rate increases. There are three possible outcomes in our “probability cloud” for the Sept. 17 Fed FOMC meeting.

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