Discover and read the best of Twitter Threads about #InterestRates

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1/ AT ONE TIME, EVERY PIECE OF #PAPER MONEY WAS BACKED BY #GOLD. REMEMBER… FOR EVERY 20 DOLLAR BILL… THERE WAS $20 WORTH OF GOLD IN A #GOVERNMENT VAULT. NOT ANYMORE.

TODAY, GOVERNMENTS CREATE #CURRENCY BY FIRST CREATING BONDS OR TREASURY-BILLS.
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THESE #BONDS ARE SOLD IN THE #MARKET… GENERATING FUNDS FOR THE GOVERNMENT THAT ISSUED THEM.

LARGE #BANKS BUY U.S. BONDS TO FLIP THEM… SELLING THEM TO THE #FEDERAL RESERVE AT A PROFIT -- THIS IS THE MAGIC MONEY MACHINE. #FED
3/ YOU SEE… THE FED IS AMERICA’S #CENTRALBANK. BUT IT DOESN’T HAVE ANY MONEY, NO #CASH ON ITS BALANCE SHEETS.

WHEN A BANK BUYS A BOND AND TAKES IT TO THE FEDERAL RESERVE, THE FED SIMPLY SAYS “THANK YOU MR. BANKER, HERE’S THE PRINCIPAL AND SOME #PROFIT.”
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#Anons need to understand #InterestRates

Use a graph to tell a story!

What is a FEDERAL RESERVE?

How do you control the market?

Available funds or liquidity?

What happened after @POTUS?
Or..
After 9/11?

Not [CABAL]?
#EndtheFed #QArmy #QAnon

archive.org/stream/pdfy--P…
#QLoungeLive explains recently.

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Time for a pre-turkey #tweetstorm on the biggest positioning/flows driver in the US #interestrates and #bond markets, and it’s a monster. 1/
As always, some background. This story starts in the #Eurodollar futures markets, which are basically bets on where 3m LIBOR will settle on a given day. E.g., a Dec 2019 ED contract pays based on where 3m LIBOR is on Dec 16, 2019. 2/
When expectations of 3m LIBOR fall, ED prices rise and vice versa. So the price of an ED is like a bond in that respect. 3/
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Today we release our annual @wiiw_news Autumn #Forecast Report, with macroeconomic projections for #CESEE out to 2020. Below, a thread on the highlights 1/13
#Growth still looks quite good for most, notable upgrades this time for #Poland, #Serbia, #Hungary. But downgrades for several #EU members, plus #Turkey, #Macedonia and #Belarus. 2/13
Over the #forecast period we expect best growth performance in #EUCEE and #WesternBalkans, although both will slow by 2020. Outlook for #CIS & #Ukraine weaker. 3/13
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