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  1. UPDATE 2-Pimco sees global growth ramping up in 2015 - and Bernanke agrees

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    Thu, 18 Dec 2014

    NEW YORK, Dec 18 (Reuters) - Pacific Investment Management Co expects global growth to accelerate in 2015 to around 2.75 percent from around plus 2.5 percent this year, on expectations that...

  2. Bond Market: Resetting Expectations in a Post-QE World

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    Thu, 11 Dec 2014

    Russian financial crisis, and the 2007–2008 U.S. subprime mortgage crisis. More recently, when former Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke suggested to a congressional panel in May 2013 that the central bank would likely begin tapering its asset

  3. Seeking to Defend Against Rising Bond Yields? Pick Your Poison Carefully

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    Wed, 10 Dec 2014

    when that tailwind would become a headwind. Those fears were stoked in the summer of 2013, when Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke hinted that the Fed could begin to scale back the bond-buying program that had suppressed bond yields since the

  4. Escape Fandango

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    Mon, 24 Nov 2014

    Volcker was new in the job of Fed Chairman , Ronald Reagan had just been ..... FOMC forecasts itself! In 2012, Ben Bernanke institutionalized this glasnost ..... well over a year now, ever since Ben Bernanke signaled a plan for ending QE3, a necessary

  5. Despite Volatility, This Bull Is Likely to Charge Higher

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    Fri, 21 Nov 2014

    credit scores have found themselves locked out of the market (Figure 8). And anecdotally, when former Fed Chair Ben Bernanke reports he can’t refinance his mortgage, it’s a telling indication of how far the pendulum has swung. U.S. Stocks

  6. Navigating The New Neutral

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    Thu, 13 Nov 2014

    runs “hot” in future years, and if the Fed reaction function under Chair Janet Yellen is similar to the Greenspan- Bernanke reaction depicted in Figure 6, we would expect the federal funds rate in the future to be eventually pushed above the new

  7. Living With Higher Volatility

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    Thu, 30 Oct 2014

    rates suppressed volatilities. That is over.” The initial indication of this, Kotok says, was when then Fed - Chairman Ben Bernanke indicated that his bond-buying stimulus program was coming to an end. Well, now it’s over and the market

  8. Despite Volatility, This Bull Is Likely to Charge Higher

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    Thu, 23 Oct 2014

    credit scores have found themselves locked out of the market ( Figure 8 ). And anecdotally, when former Fed Chair Ben Bernanke reports he can’t refinance his mortgage, it’s a telling indication of how far the pendulum has swung. U.S. Stocks

  9. Fed “Management By the Dots” Signals New Tightening Cycle

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    Fri, 17 Oct 2014

    potential tightening cycle since the Fed began operating under the increased transparency initially adopted by former Chairman Ben Bernanke – a policy that has been embraced and extended by current Chair Janet Yellen. The result is what we have dubbed monetary

  10. Currency Manipulation Mess

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    Tue, 14 Oct 2014

    Minister Shinzo Abe’s Abenomics , meant to spur Japan’s long dormant GDP growth, appears to be former Fed Chair Ben Bernanke ’s QE, pumping money into the economy using central bank purchases of securities. As Zerohedge noted, referring

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