Posts Tagged ‘Federal Reserve’

Ep. 68 Jeff Snider Explains the Repo Market Flare-Up, the Fed’s Phony Solution, and the Global Dollar Problem

Jeff Snider is Head of Global Research at Alhambra Investments. He talks with Bob about the recent spike in lending rates in the repo markets, and how the Fed’s attempted solution fails to address the real problem. He then relates the repo problem to the global monetary system, which has suffered from major imbalances going…

Ep. 10 This One Simple Fed Trick Earns the Bankers Billions

Bob flies solo to explain what he means when he tells crowds, “Back in the fall of 2008, as the financial crisis hit, the Fed began paying banks to not make loans to their customers.” Specifically, Bob explains the new Fed procedure of “paying interest on reserve balances.” As of the Fed’s December 2018 meeting,…