It is the 17th of September 2019

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Federal Reserve Hesitates on QE Unwind / Balance Sheet Reduction

 The following article by David Haggith was published on The Great Recession Blog:

Federal Reserve balance sheet reduction not happening yet even as the Fed applauds its own success

Is the Federal Reserve’s Great Unwind already coming unwound? I thought it would be good to check up on Federal Reserve balance sheet reduction since the Fed is supposed to be up and running on the move out of quantitative easing this month. It should be fascinating to see what progress the Fed is making as it happily applauds its own successful recovery. 

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Someone Just Placed A Massive Bet That Yellen Will Surprise Investors Tomorrow

Yesterday afternoon ar around 1450ET, someone placed a huge 10,750 contract bet on the eurodollar strip - hoping that Janet Yellen will flip-flop back to her hawkish side and reignite expectations for a faster pace of interest-rate increases when she speaks tomorrow in Jackson Hole.

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