Markets During Periods Of Federal Reserve Intervention – October 13, 2015 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 (through October 8, 2015) from Doug Short’s blog post of October 9  (“Treasury Snapshot:  10-Year Yield is Back to Its January 2nd Close“):

markets and intervention


The Special Note summarizes my overall thoughts about our economic situation

SPX at 2012.55 as this post is written