Markets During Periods Of Federal Reserve Intervention – January 7, 2016 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 January 6, 2016) from Doug Short’s blog post of January 6  (“Treasury Snapshot After Rate Hike Decision Last Month“):

markets during intervention


The Special Note summarizes my overall thoughts about our economic situation

SPX at 1990.26 as this post is written