The Fed Was Never Really In Control????

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The Fed has proven it does not control the stock market.

The Fed has proven it does not control currencies.

The Fed has proven it does not control rates.

Is the Fed really in control?

This idea was discussed in more depth with members of my private investing community, The Market Pinball Wizard. 

There are certain perspectives that are so ubiquitous that it would be considered blasphemous to ever oppose them. Two of the most common are thatfundamentals direct the stock marketand thatyou cannot fight the Fed.

While I have provided muchevidence and explanationas to why the former is a falsehood, allow me to provide you proof that central banks are not in control as much as many seem to believe.

In fact, we often hear discussions about the PPT – the Plunge Protection Team. So, what is this “Team?”

After the market crash…

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Konstantin was born in Moscow's Vystavka Dostizheniy Narodnogo Khozyaystva (VDNKh) district on 23 February 1961 the second son of a School master. Educated at Kazan National Research Technical University Казанский национальный исследовательский технический университет имени А. Н. Туполева he graduated in Economics in 1982. Recruited to the Soviet 40th Army serving as a Сержант in Aghanistan,later transferring to 1008th Flak Artillery Regiment, before being struck in the shoulder by a stray shell fragment. Konstantin invalided out of the Army . Starting up as Soviet blogger 'Maaxmann', later becoming a guard for a Moscow ballet company and it was there accompanying them in the West, that he had his first taste of the 'High Life'. Failing to return to Russia he resided first in Reutlingen, where he became a correspondent for Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung...later he moved to London to write for the Telegraph,where he now resides with his wife and 2 children.

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