Markets During Periods Of Federal Reserve Intervention – April 11, 2014 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 April 10 (“Treasury Snapshot:  10-Year Yield Closes Near Its 2014 Low“) :

(click on chart to enlarge image)

Dshort 4-10-14 - SPX-10-yr-yield-and-fed-intervention



The Special Note summarizes my overall thoughts about our economic situation

SPX at 1833.08 as this post is written