Markets During Periods Of Federal Reserve Intervention – October 11, 2013 Update

In the August 9, 2011 post (“QE3 – Various Thoughts“) I posted a chart that depicted the movements of the S&P500, 10-Year Treasury Yield and the Fed Funds rate spanning the periods of various Federal Reserve interventions since 2007.

For reference purposes, here is an updated chart from Doug Short’s blog post of October 14 (“Treasury Snapshot:  A Columbus Day Perspective“) :

(click on chart to enlarge image)

Dshort 10-15-13 - SPX-10-yr-yield-and-fed-intervention


The Special Note summarizes my overall thoughts about our economic situation

SPX at 1710.14 as this post is written