A comment today from FED delicately said that the US economy seemed to improve “modestly”. Well folks we all read the famous Alan Greenspan book “The Age of Unreason” and we know what this means in the FED jargon – that the economy is performing below expectations.Read More »FED Admits Consumer Confidence Low
Well, our survey has different views included, as usually. The answers tend to be pretty structured though, so let’s see the results.
The theory, as previously explained by doitinvest.com in a previous investing blog, says that the interest rate cut executed by the FED should boost the US economy. By reducing the refference interest rate, FED actually reduces the borrowing costs of the US banks. This is because the banks attract an important portion of their cash through loans from FED at the official interest rates. obviously, the lower the refference rate is, the lower the costs for the banks, which in turn are encouraged to lend money at smaller costs. The ultimate beneficiaries in this lending chain are the final consumers/companies, which should benefit from borrowing facilities available at lower costs.Read More »Will Further Interest Rates Reductions Boost The Economy?