The European Central Bank's move to stimulate the European economy set President Trump into a tizzy. Here's why his tweets don't make any sense
by Lou Barnes | Sep 13
Markets preoccupied with tariffs and are trading on Brexit, and they really shouldn’t bother
by Lou Barnes | Sep 6
Trade creates specialization, efficiency, product improvement and low cost
by Lou Barnes | Sep 3
Financial markets are moving fast, and interest rates are still falling
by Lou Barnes | Aug 27
Yield curves predicting recessions did so historically and will again at the end of Fed overshoots. The Fed has done no such thing this time
by Lou Barnes | Aug 19
The Fed will struggle to explain the need for more interest rate cuts after Wednesday's expected reductionape
by Lou Barnes | Jul 31
The plan is designed to reduce taxpayer risk while creating a more competitive secondary market for mortgages
by Patrick Kearns | Jun 22
The dominant shows in progress involve the stock market, the tariff announcement and the possibility of trade war, and a tough week for technology
by Lou Barnes | Mar 23
Be their 100-percent mortgage lender
by Lou Barnes | Dec 1
When public policy changes, so should the market ... right?
by Lou Barnes | Nov 17
'The Fed will push up short-term rates, which will exert pressure on long-term ones'
by Lou Barnes | Nov 10
Powell expected to follow in his predecessor's footsteps with a steady approach
The recurrent patterns of booms and busts seem to be no more
by Lou Barnes | Oct 23
The Fed and its history make for an interesting series of events that lead us to where we are today
by Lou Barnes | Oct 20
The developed world is borrowed to its capacity, relying on the central bank magic trick of making IOUs disappear
by Lou Barnes | May 26