Awaiting The January FOMC Minutes

Be prepared for a volatile afternoon.

Wed, Feb 20, 2019 - 11:03am

Just a brief post this morning ahead of the 2:00 pm ET FOMC minutes.

Clearly, this "news" event will drive the day and the fact that it hits during Globex hours will only serve to exacerbate the volatility. Will the remanufactured and reformulated minutes be stated so as to reinforce CGP's dovishness of three weeks ago...and thereby goose the "stock market" higher...OR...will the minutes attempt to play "bad cop" to CGP's "good cop" and send a contradictory signal regarding rates and the balance sheet? Tune in at 2:00 pm to find out!

In the meantime, we got our expected...

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