This is How a Financial Meltdown Might Be Starting

Buyers suddenly decide U.S. Treasury securities may not be risk-free any more. They start to hedge against possible price decreases. An easy way to do that and limit risk is by purchasing put contracts on Treasuries. Continue Reading →

Operation Twist: The Fed’s QE3

The Fed is doing everything they can. But monetary policy really is like pushing on a string. Without demand pulling at the other end of the string, it won’t move much. Neither will the economy. Continue Reading →