Posts filed under “Federal Reserve”

Liquidity Risk and U.S. Bank Lending at Home and Abroad

Category: Credit, Federal Reserve, Think Tank

Fed: Not Very Good at Forward Guidance

click for larger chart Source: Bank America Merrill Lynch    

Category: Federal Reserve, Fixed Income/Interest Rates

Category: Federal Reserve, Think Tank

Category: Federal Reserve, Inflation, Think Tank

Monetary Rules: Theory and Practice

Monetary Rules: Theory and Practice Frameworks for Central Banking in the Next Century Policy Conference Hoover Institution Stanford, CA May 30, 2014 Charles I. Plosser President and Chief Executive Officer Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia Highlights President Charles Plosser discusses his views on the benefits of a systematic and rule-like approach to monetary policy. President…Read More

Category: Bailouts, Federal Reserve, Markets

Category: Federal Reserve, Inflation, Think Tank

Niall Ferguson’s (Mostly) Comforting History of Central Bank Balance Sheet Expansions: Source: Real Time Economics Hat tip Real Time Economics

Category: Federal Reserve, Think Tank

Depositor Discipline of Risk-Taking by U.S. Banks

Depositor Discipline of Risk-Taking by U.S. Banks Stavros Peristiani and João Santos Liberty Street Economics April 14, 2014   This post is the second in a series of six Liberty Street Economics posts on liquidity issues. The recent financial crisis caused the largest rise in the number of bank failures since the unprecedented banking crisis…Read More

Category: Credit, Federal Reserve, Regulation, Think Tank

Hoisington: On the Fed and the Wealth Effect

Hoisington Investment Management – Quarterly Review and Outlook, First Quarter 2014 John Mauldin April 23, 2014     In today’s Outside the Box, Lacy Hunt and Van Hoisington of Hoisington Investment have the temerity to point out that since the Great Recession officially ended in 2009, the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) has been consistently…Read More

Category: Federal Reserve, Investing, Real Estate, Think Tank

On Fire-Sale Externalities, TARP Was Close to Optimal

On Fire-Sale Externalities, TARP Was Close to Optimal Fernando Duarte and Thomas Eisenbach Liberty Street Economics April 15, 2014     This post is the third in a series of six Liberty Street Economics posts on liquidity issues. Imagine that many large and levered banks suffer heavy losses and must quickly sell assets to reduce…Read More

Category: Bailouts, Federal Reserve, Think Tank