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Posted on 15 January 2018 | 9:00 am
Indonesia: On The Brink Of Eruption -
Seeking AlphaIndonesia: On The Brink Of EruptionSeeking AlphaWhen, in 2013, then-Federal Reserve Bank Chairman Ben Bernanke indicated that the Federal Open Market Committee could soon start winding down its quantitative easing program, capital markets reacted apprehensively. The now famous "taper tantrum" ensued ...
Posted on 15 January 2018 | 1:43 am
Does the Fed need a new playbook? -
Washington PostDoes the Fed need a new playbook?Washington Post“The Fed is not going to adopt a 4 percent inflation target,” former chairman Ben S. Bernanke recently told a conference. “It's just not going to happen.” Since World War II, the central bank's finest hours have involved undoing its own mistakes. Under ...BAD IDEA Ulterior motives may underlie inflation modelPaducah Sunall 36 news articles »
Posted on 14 January 2018 | 4:22 pm
How China won the battle of the yuan - The
The EconomistHow China won the battle of the yuanThe Economist“THE horse may be out of the proverbial barn.” So wrote Ben Bernanke, a former chairman of the Federal Reserve, in early 2016, arguing that capital controls might be powerless to save China from a run on its currency. He was far from alone at the time ...and more »
Posted on 11 January 2018 | 7:59 am
Could this policy tweak revolutionize the
The Week MagazineCould this policy tweak revolutionize the Fed? - The WeekThe Week MagazineOfficial site of The Week Magazine, offering commentary and analysis of the day's breaking news and current events as well as arts, entertainment, people and gossip, and political cartoons.Higher Oil Prices Won't Deter Consumers or the Fed - BloombergBloombergall 3 news articles »
Posted on 11 January 2018 | 3:00 am
A Cautionary History of US Monetary
The most recent episode – between 2004 and 2007 – was the most devastating of the four. Neither Greenspan nor his successor, Ben Bernanke, understood how fragile the housing market and the financial system had become after a long period of under ...
Posted on 28 August 2015 | 4:45 am
Japan inflation dips but avoids turning
The line was a sly reference to advice from an American policymaker in the early 2000s — the remark is often attributed to Ben Bernanke but more likely due to then Treasury undersecretary John Taylor — that the BoJ could even buy ketchup if it needed a ...
Posted on 28 August 2015 | 2:08 am
China Cuts Rates, Infuses Liquidity: Stock
In recent years, former Chairman Ben Bernanke has used this events to strongly hint at impending changes in monetary policy, something that Yellen had the opportunity to do this week. Moreover, the CBOE VIX Volatility Index – a.k.a. the “investor fear ...
Posted on 28 August 2015 | 1:05 am
Investors are dumping stocks like it's 2007
BAML's note shows the largest outflows from emerging-market, high-yield, and investment-grade bond funds since the 2013 "taper tantrum," when Ben Bernanke, then the Federal Reserve chair, started talking about winding in the US central bank's quantitative ...
Posted on 28 August 2015 | 12:45 am
Fed needs to make a move
His successor, Ben Bernanke, followed up with quantitative easing programs and the proverbial "Bernanke put," which implied that the Fed was placing a floor under the market. QE programs in Europe are fueling housing bubbles on the Continent. Since 2010 ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 10:13 pm