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This Time Next Week – 50/50 Chance There Will Be a Taper



When the sun rises on December 19th, I believe there’s an even chance that the Federal Reserve will have announced that they’ll begin tapering their bond-buying program that began in September 2012. I’d put 50/50 odds on an announcement of tapering their US$85 billion per month program of…

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With Fed Tapering, It’s Not Just What They Say, But How They Say It



Tapering is coming. And markets know it. The mere thought that tapering of the Federal Reserve’s quantitative easing (QE) program was due in September was enough to push many markets and currencies (especially emerging markets) significantly lower. So the question arises for the occasion of the…

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