Posts filed under “Federal Reserve”

When Might the Federal Funds Rate Lift Off?

Category: Federal Reserve, Fixed Income/Interest Rates, Think Tank

BBC: Inside the US Federal Reserve

No, that is not what DONT FIGHT THE FED means

 


Source: BBC

 

Category: Federal Reserve, Video

When Might the Federal Funds Rate Lift Off?

When Might the Federal Funds Rate Lift Off? Computing the Probabilities of Crossing Unemployment and Inflation Thresholds (and Floors) Edward S. Knotek II and Saeed Zaman       The Federal Open Market Committee has been providing guidance to help markets anticipate when it will begin raising the federal funds rate target. The most recent…Read More

Category: Bailouts, Federal Reserve

Sarkar: Monthly report – November

The US October non farm payroll (NFP) report came in much stronger than expected at  +204k jobs, rather than the +120k expected, with August and September revised higher. Furthermore, subsequent weekly unemployment data confirms that the US employment situation is improving. US Q3 GDP was better than expected, at +2.8% on an annualised basis, higher…Read More

Category: Economy, Federal Reserve, Think Tank

Has the Fed Stabilized the Price Level?

Has the Fed Stabilized the Price Level? Marc P. Giannoni and Hannah Herman Liberty Street Economics, November 27, 2013     The Federal Reserve Reform Act of 1977 established the monetary policy objectives of maximum employment, stable prices, and moderate long-term interest rates. The goal of “stable prices” has long been understood to mean a…Read More

Category: Bailouts, Federal Reserve, Think Tank

Shadow Banking and Systemic Risk Regulation

Shadow Banking and Systemic Risk Regulation Governor Daniel K. Tarullo November 22, 2013     As illustrated, quite literally, by a chart that New York Fed staff produced a few years ago, the term “shadow banking system” encompasses a wide variety of institutions that engage in credit intermediation and maturity transformation outside the insured depository…Read More

Category: Federal Reserve, Think Tank

Fed Dove-Hawk Scale

Fed dove-hawk scale Source: Easan Katir

Category: Digital Media, Federal Reserve

Bullard on the Taper: “Everything is on the Table”

Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis President James Bullard talks about the potential for a reduction in the Fed’s bond buying, asset prices and the U.S. economy. Bullard speaks with Erik Schatzker on Bloomberg Television’s “Market Makers.”


Source: Bloomberg Nov. 20 2013

Category: Bailouts, Federal Reserve, Video

Too-Big-to-Fail: The Role of Metrics

Too-Big-to-Fail: The Role of Metrics Narayana Kocherlakota – President Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis, November 18, 2013     Thanks for the introduction, Ron. It’s a great pleasure to address all of you tonight. First off, let me say welcome to the Minneapolis Fed. I see this workshop as being one more step on an…Read More

Category: Bailouts, Federal Reserve, Think Tank

A Limited Central Bank

A Limited Central Bank Charles I. Plosser Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia, November 14, 2013     PDF version (159 KB, 13 pages) Highlights President Charles Plosser discusses what he believes is the Federal Reserve’s essential role and proposes how this institution might be improved to better fulfill that role. President Plosser proposes four limits…Read More

Category: Bailouts, Federal Reserve