Tag Archives: Federal Reserve

The Biggest Risk At The Fed

It is FOMC day, and the committee just raised the Fed Funds rate another 25 bps. Well, actually, they increased the interest rate on excess reserves (IOER) by 25 bps to target a higher Fed Funds rate.   That is an additional … Continue reading

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FOMC Dot Plot & Other Data – March 21

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Policy Leanings Of Current FOMC

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QOTD: Liqudity

“..liquidity is OK. But it may be more fragile, and more prone to disappearing in stress situations…There hasn’t been a liquidity-related incident that has had a significant effect on the real economy. That doesn’t mean it won’t happen.” – Jay … Continue reading

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Wolf’s Fed Verdict – FT

The Federal Reserve’s decision not to raise rates sparked a negative reaction from stock markets, and complaints from investors. Martin Wolf, in conversation with John Authers, defends the Fed’s decision. For more video content from the Financial Times, visit http://www.FT.com/videoContinue reading

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Staying safe in the Fed’s new world – FT

Once the US Federal Reserve raises interest rates it is expected that it will stop at 2%, a zero real rate. David Riley, head of credit strategy at BlueBay Asset Management, tells the FT’s Dan McCrum that investors need new … Continue reading

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Fed hides nuggets in minutes – FT

FT US Alphaville Editor Cardiff Garcia and his collaborator Matthew Klein examine the clues given by the central bank board members about the trajectory of the US economy which triggered the market reaction to the Fed minutes, sending gold higher … Continue reading

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Is patience a virtue? – FT

The Federal Reserve’s latest statement on monetary policy left the central banks options open on an interest rate rise later this year. The FT’s John Authers suggests that international developments may force the Fed to be more patient. Click here … Continue reading

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The week explained – Economist

Russia’s annexation of Crimea, Janet Yellen’s first message from the Fed and George Osborne’s new budget for Britain are three important stories that made the news this week. Our correspondents explain – Economist (click here if video is not observable)

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Stanley Fischer To Become Vice Chairman of the Fed

This is the best news we’ve heard in a long time. Bloomberg reports, Former Bank of Israel Governor Stanley Fischer is President Barack Obama’s leading candidate to become vice chairman of the Federal Reserve, people familiar with the selection process … Continue reading

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