Why the Fed Stopped Lowering Short-term Rates

The Repo Crisis is only Part II of this Mother of All Financial Crises. Where Quantitative Easing was buying in long-term debt to try to lower long-term interest rates and stimulate the economy, the Repo Crisis is entirely different for its objective is to prevent short-term rates from rising. The Fed did not lower rates today and hinted that rates would remain unchanged into 2020 BECAUSE the pressure is rising for short-term rates to rise. This is confirming that all central banks have LOST control of short-term rates.

We face something that has NEVER before been witnessed in economic history. I have written this report which will include an update next year because this is a critical issue that will dictate the fate of everything else. This is the Index to the Report

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