On the theme of "Nothing else matters"... that is, LIQUIDITY 1. Powell has been brow-beaten out of his rate-hiking hawkish stance 2. There is a chart around which shows "Central Banks Once Again Buying Assets" since mid-December. (Have seen it twice, but can't find it just now. I'm sure it will appear again.) "Won't take political considerations into account". -- J. Powell Ha! Heard that one before.