Janet Yellen

Fed Near the Cliff

April 8, 2015

The incessant parsing and analysis of each and every Fed utterance is becoming quite comical.  God love Steve Liesman and Mark Zandi, but are they really adding much value [...]

The Fed Wimps Out

September 17, 2014

As widely expected (at least since Jon Hilsenrath’s public prognostication yesterday), the Fed decided not to change the language in its press release this afternoon.  [...]

Onward and Upward

July 17, 2014

Another quarter is in the books, and we find ourselves at the front end of a long and important earnings season. Thus far, results have been met with approval by analysts and [...]