Wednesday, August 11, 2010
Phil Flynn: You Don’t Believe We Are On The Eve Of Demand Destruction
Ok it is not only the Fed worried about a slowdown in the economy, it seems that the International Energy Agency is as well. The Fed helped bail out oil bulls to a certain extent when they said they would reinvest principal payments on mortgage assets the central bank holds into U.S. treasuries in an effort to keep historically low borrowing rates historically low. I know it sounds ironic. The Fed is concerned that growth has slowed in recent months and fears that "the pace of economic recovery is likely to be more modest in the near term than had been anticipated.....Read the entire article.