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Posted on 23 February 2018 | 5:25 am
Wall St Weekahead-Markets fret over Federal
ReutersWall St Weekahead-Markets fret over Federal Reserve's approach under new chair PowellReutersThe notion that the Fed would always be there to prop up shell-shocked markets prompted the notion of a Fed “put” option under three prior Fed leaders - Janet Yellen, Ben Bernanke and Alan Greenspan. The term is a reference to the hedging strategy of ...Market awaits first Fed report after Yellen's handoff to PowellCNBCFed Chairman Powell Selects Two AdvisersBuilder MagazineThe stock market is not out of the woodsThe Daily ReckoningInvesting.com -Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System -City AM -UrduPoint.comall 95 news articles »
Posted on 23 February 2018 | 4:09 am
Rocky path awaits Kuroda in his next BOJ
ReutersRocky path awaits Kuroda in his next BOJ termReutersTelegraphing an exit is never easy, as illustrated when U.S. yields spiked in 2013 after former Fed chairman Ben Bernanke signaled a slowdown in asset purchases. The BOJ itself was caught off guard when a cut to its regular bond purchases in January ...and more »
Posted on 22 February 2018 | 9:11 pm
An Insider's Insider to Advise the Fed -
Daily ReckoningAn Insider's Insider to Advise the FedDaily ReckoningA long profile of my discussions and interactions with Jon over the years is found in Chapter Six of my most recent book, The Road to Ruin. In 2012, Faust was named “special adviser” to the Federal Reserve Board at the request of then-Chairman Ben ...
Posted on 22 February 2018 | 2:16 pm
Here's What the Fed Won't Tell You - Daily
Daily ReckoningHere's What the Fed Won't Tell YouDaily ReckoningYesterday, the Fed released the minutes from its January Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) meeting. The minutes revealed that most members expect higher economic growth ahead, indicating that “further gradual policy firming would be appropriate ...and more »
Posted on 22 February 2018 | 2:13 pm
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