The Fed's "Transparent" Tightening Cycle Ain't Priced-In---It's Still A Punch In The Face

Markets already know the Federal Reserve will deliver more rate hikes this year. They're just not prepared for how much it will hurt, according to Peter Boockvar, chief investment officer of Bleakley Advisory Group. "The Fed is trying to ease the effect of their rate hike cycle by being very transparent," Boockvar told CNBC's "Futures Now" this week. It is "trying to convince us that quantitative tightening is like watching paint dry."

"Regardless of how they tell us, regardless of how they do it, there's still a rise in the cost of capital, there's still a drain of liquidity," he said.

 

 

https://www.cnbc.com/2018/05/11/fed-is-about-to-deliver-a-punch-in-the-face-peter-boockvar-says.html

 

 

 

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