Posts filed under “Federal Reserve”

Fed Deflation in One Picture

Hilarious:

fed deflation

 

Via VolSlinger

Category: Federal Reserve, Humor, Inflation

QE & Ultra-low Interest Rates: Distributional Effects + Risks

Source: McKinsey & Company     McKinsey has a new study out on the impacts of QE. I have yet to read the full report (or summary) but the graphic above and excerpt below give you some flavor: The impact that ultra-low interest rates have had on banks has been mixed. They have eroded the…Read More

Category: Analysts, Bailouts, Digital Media, Federal Reserve

The Fed Wants To End Too Big to Fail (Treasury, not so much)

Quite a few people are discussing the speech given by Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke last week, titled The Crisis as a Classic Financial Panic. (See this, this and this). But while everyone is looking at the big dog, the rest of the pack has been out making very interesting noises. Indeed, if you pay…Read More

Category: Bailouts, Federal Reserve, Regulation

Ending Too Big to Fail

Ending Too Big to Fail William C. Dudley, President and CEO, NY Federal Reserve Global Economic Policy Forum, NYC, November 8, 2013     It is a great pleasure to have the opportunity to speak here today.  My remarks are going to focus on what is called the “too big to fail” problem.  As you…Read More

Category: Bailouts, Federal Reserve, Regulation, Think Tank

The Crisis as a Classic Financial Panic

The Crisis as a Classic Financial Panic Chairman Ben S. Bernanke 14th Jacques Polak Annual Research Conference Washington, D.C., November 8, 2013     I am very pleased to participate in this event in honor of Stanley Fischer. Stan was my teacher in graduate school, and he has been both a role model and a…Read More

Category: Federal Reserve, Think Tank

Is Monetary Policy Overburdened?

Category: Federal Reserve, Think Tank

Bullard: The Tapering Debate: Data and Tools

Bullard November.pdf Source: St Louis Fed

Category: Federal Reserve, Think Tank

Corporate Profits After Tax

Billions of dollars, seasonally adjusted, after tax without inventory valuation (IVA) and capital consumption adjustments (CCAdj). Source: FRED   I have been trying to explain to some of my more Fed obsessed friends there are factors outside the central bank that matter also. One such factor is corporate profits. As the chart from the Federal Reserve…Read More

Category: Data Analysis, Earnings, Federal Reserve

Comparison of US & Japan’s QE

I have a few words at the end of this BBC Asia Business Report: October 29, 2013

Category: Bailouts, Federal Reserve, Media

Monetary Policy with Asset-Backed Money

Category: Federal Reserve, Think Tank