Markets During Periods Of Federal Reserve Intervention – January 31, 2018 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 31, 2018) from Doug Short’s blog post of January 31 (“Treasury Snapshot:  10-Year Yield at 2.72%“):

Periods Of Federal Reserve Intervention


The Special Note summarizes my overall thoughts about our economic situation

SPX at 2823.81 as this post is written