Category: Stock Market

The Second Repo Crisis Just Days Away – And This Time It Will Be Worse

September 16th marked the beginning of the recent repo crisis. If you are unfamiliar with the repo market, I highly suggest watching this video before you read this post. Since then, the Fed has been in emergency mode, effectively “bailing out” the overnight cash repo markets continuously. These efforts were supposed to allow banks some […]

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Is The Fed Just Clueless? Or Are They Hiding Something?

Today the Federal Reserve lowered rates by .25% as was expected by the market. Because this move was widely anticipated, most analysts were more curious about what the Fed chairman Jerome Powell would say in the Q&A session following the statement. Here is the entire press conference recording: Takeaway 1: The Fed is Testing the […]

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Weekly Market Recap – Pushing On A String

There has been a lot of financial news over the last week. Here is a quick rundown of what has been going on in case you missed anything. JP Morgan Chase Repo Culprit After the last few weeks, it seems like no one is talking about the repo market operations the Fed is continuing to […]

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The Truth About Free Trades

Headlining financial news today is Charles Schwab who announced they will be eliminating trading commissions. This is the latest move in the race to zero across the financal industry. Many of the big online brokerages have been cutting fees left and right over the last few years as they attempt to stay competitive. This seems […]

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