Daily State Of The Markets: The Real
Financial PostDaily State Of The Markets: The Real Inflation ProblemSeeking AlphaWith Janet Yellen having raised the Fed Funds rate a fourth time last week to a target range of 1.0% - 1.25%, there is/has been an awful lot of talk about inflation. In fact, the current annualized level of inflation (~2%) is being used as ...A rates disconnect that may not lastNasdaqInterest rates won't be rising much for years. Here's what that means…Stansberry Churchouse Research (registration) (blog)Janet Yellen, and the Fed's inflation target, should both stayFinancial Timesall 44 news articles »
Posted on 20 June 2017 | 6:24 am
The Main Reasons Why Market Lambs Should
RealClearMarketsThe Main Reasons Why Market Lambs Should Fear a SlaughterRealClearMarketsHere are some particular outlandish quotes from former Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke right before the world fell into the economic abyss in the deepest recession since the early 1930s. "We've never had a decline in house prices on a nationwide ...
Posted on 12 June 2017 | 1:35 pm
The most dangerous part about killing
CNNMoneyThe most dangerous part about killing Dodd-FrankCNNMoneyBen Bernanke, who knows a thing or two about financial meltdowns, agrees with this concern. Bernanke, the Fed chair during the 2008 episode and a Great Depression scholar, wrote in a blog post earlier this year that eliminating OLA would be a "major ...Axing Dodd-Frank Could Put the Entire Financial System at RiskNBCNews.comA Financial System That Creates Economic Opportunities Banks - Treasury.govDepartment of the TreasuryThe Financial CHOICE Act | House Committee on Financial ServicesFinancial Services Committeeall 175 news articles »
Posted on 12 June 2017 | 7:04 am
Mnuchin had closed-door discussion on taxes,
MarketWatchMnuchin had closed-door discussion on taxes, regulation with BernankeMarketWatchU.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin had a secret discussion with former Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke — at least, it was secret until he revealed the meeting on social media. On Friday, Mnuchin tweeted that he was grateful to the Brookings ...and more »
Posted on 9 June 2017 | 8:29 am
Bernanke Defends Orderly Liquidation as
PJ MediaBernanke Defends Orderly Liquidation as House Weighs Dodd-FrankPJ MediaWASHINGTON – Former Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke said Tuesday that bankruptcy procedures are not adequate enough to address major financial collapses, as the House considers repealing orderly liquidation options implemented by the ...
Posted on 8 June 2017 | 11:48 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