Posts filed under “Regulation”

Category: Regulation, Think Tank

IMF: Systemic Risk: A New Trade-off for Monetary Policy?

Category: Regulation, Think Tank

Macroprudential policy – from Tiberius to Crockett and beyond

Macroprudential policy – from Tiberius to Crockett and beyond Speech by Sir Jon Cunliffe Deputy Governor for Financial Stability of the Bank of England, TheCityUK, London 28 July 2015       Historians still argue about the exact causes of the financial crash of AD 33 that rocked the Roman Empire. The commentators of the day…Read More

Category: Bailouts, Federal Reserve, Regulation, Think Tank

What China Can Learn from America’s Plunge Protection Team

Last week, we noted that China’s heavy-handed interventions had turned their stock markets into “a government bureaucracy.” Several other observers whom I respect echoed that perspective, suggesting there were problems with China’s efforts to prop up its stock market and that the effort was doomed to fail. The knee-jerk response to these thoughts came from people who asked how this…Read More

Category: Markets, Really, really bad calls, Regulation

China “Embraces” the Markets

Fantastic cover from this week’s Economist; I think we have different definitions of “embrace” . . .     Source: The Economist – China embraces the markets: A panicked response to tumbling stocks casts doubt on the pace of reform  

Category: Bailouts, Financial Press, Really, really bad calls, Regulation

Complexity of U.S. Markets

  Start your day with this fascinating chart, by Credit Suisse (circa 2013) by way of Bloomberg:   click for ginormous graphic Source: Bloomberg  

Category: Digital Media, Markets, Regulation

China’s Market Policy Timeline

Monster timeline of China’s market policy changes this cycle:   click for ginormous graphic Via Bloomberg

Category: Digital Media, Markets, Regulation

Where Did All the Publicly Traded Listings Go?

Source: NBER, Political Calculations   The U.S. now has half as many publicly listed companies trading on its exchanges as it did at the peak in 1996. As the chart below shows, listed companies reached a high of 7,322. That number today is down almost by half to 3,700 and is more than 1,000 lower than in…Read More

Category: Investing, IPOs, Regulation

Analysts Are Now Honestly Wrong. That’s a Huge Improvement…

Sometimes the gains from a new regulatory regime are obvious. The creation of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. is a perfect example. Your bank deposits are guaranteed by the government up to some stated amount, no matter the recklessness or irresponsibility of the bankers running the place. It wasn’t always this way. Before the FDIC,…Read More

Category: Analysts, Legal, Regulation, Research

Polling Wall Street

This is some amazing stuff:     Source: Bloomberg

Category: Regulation, Wages & Income