Same old same old.
The Fed minutes are just part of the continuing US economic/political end game.
The Fed has to buy a large percentage of new treasury issuance because the world has little appetite for our debt. This is necessitated even more by the biggest deficit expanding bill passed in American history. (the fiscal cliff act extending Bush tax cuts permanently added about 4 trillion over 10 years)
In order to counteract their actions they need to temper real world reactions bydirect market manipulations and obfucation of their intent through fed speak .
If you follow Shadowstats you know that the GDP is lower than it was in the 90s because of the Boscan Commissions new Price stability index used from 1997. GDP is overstated by the understated Price Stability Index.
America's world reserve status is in the terminal decline phase as the British pound was in the 20th century. This decline will occur over a decade or so though, unlike the Pound.
Argentina's disastrous inflations or god forbid the WeimerRepublics inflation spurts is the unalterable
course we are accerating into in this new four year period.
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