Posts from the ‘Economic Insights’ category

Markets Rally with Relief – Reaction to March FOMC Minutes (Video)



Back in March, I commented on the bond market’s reaction to comments made by Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen following the March 18-19 Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) meeting, Fed Said Higher Rates Ahead – How Will Bonds Respond? The formal meeting minutes were released Wednesday (April…

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High Frequency Trading – Maybe This Time



High-frequency trading once again finds itself in the spotlight, as it has been several times since the Flash Crash of 2010. This time though, attention surrounding Michael Lewis’ latest book Flash Boys, means that high-frequency trading, or HFT, is being judged in the court of public opinion at…

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