Markets During Periods Of Federal Reserve Intervention – May 13, 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 May 13, 2016) from Doug Short’s blog post of May 13 (“Treasury Snapshot:  Approaching Five Months Since The Fed’s December Rate Hike“):

markets during intervention


The Special Note summarizes my overall thoughts about our economic situation

SPX at 2046.61 as this post is written