Monthly Archives: September 2013

Will the shutdown happen?

The House passed a bill to keep the government operating last week, but also stripped out funding for Obamacare.  A couple days ago, the Senate passed their own version of the bill that kept the government running, but kept Obamacare … Continue reading

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Debt ceiling crisis time

Apparently I forgot to set my alarm to remind me about debt ceiling wars.  We have reached that point again where the powers at be must fight until the last minute on whether to raise the debt ceiling, by how … Continue reading

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Gentle Ben’s swansong!

This week we have the big FOMC meeting and announcement in regards to the QE program and the amount of tapering it will engage.  Estimates are that the QE buying program will be cut down from $85 billion to the … Continue reading

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More bad jobs data!

Friday’s jobs report was less than stellar.  With a miss of 4K jobs created, you would have to think, will the Fed actually start its taper of the QE3 program?  The economy is not holding its own head above water … Continue reading

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