Has Former Fed Chair Ben Bernanke Gotten The
Has Former Fed Chair Ben Bernanke Gotten The Economic Recovery He Wanted?Seeking AlphaBen Bernanke wanted to create a wealth effect through the stock market to stimulate the economy following the Great Recession and he certainly got that from the pre-crisis peak. It has been ten years since the pre-crisis peak and the stock market has ...
Posted on 11 October 2017 | 5:30 am
Central bankers face a crisis of confidence
Financial TimesCentral bankers face a crisis of confidence as models failFinancial TimesWhether it is because ageing populations want to save more or because of a global “savings glut”, as former Fed chair Ben Bernanke said, low rates no longer have the same impact, limiting the effectiveness of the medicine central banks want to administer.
Posted on 11 October 2017 | 2:59 am
Titanic discoverer Dr. Robert Ballard
WJXT JacksonvilleTitanic discoverer Dr. Robert Ballard receives inaugural Marine Science Pioneer Award from JUWJXT Jacksonville... that includes former President Gerald Ford, Vice President Lyndon Johnson, anthropologist Margaret Mead, Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke, U.S. Poet Laureate Robert Pinsky, PepsiCo CEO Indra Nooyi and famed documentarian Ken Burns.and more »
Posted on 10 October 2017 | 3:38 pm
Why Bond Traders Should Take a Breath When
BloombergWhy Bond Traders Should Take a Breath When Trump Makes His Fed PickBloombergMarty Mitchell recalls how his colleagues on the trading desk at Perpetual Savings Bank in Virginia, along with the rest of the bond market, were stunned in June 1987 by the resignation of Federal Reserve Chair Paul Volcker and the choice of Alan ...Don't envy the next Fed chairThe Hillall 6 news articles »
Posted on 10 October 2017 | 3:27 pm
Comparing Kevin Warsh and Jay Powell, two
CNBCComparing Kevin Warsh and Jay Powell, two leaders for next Fed ...CNBCThe contest for who will become the next head of the Federal Reserve appears to be coming down to Kevin Warsh and Jerome "Jay" Powell.and more »
Posted on 10 October 2017 | 10:47 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