Posts filed under “Think Tank”

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Category: Think Tank

The Signaling Channel for Federal Reserve Bond Purchases

Category: Think Tank

Why Is John Oliver So Good?

1. He tells a story. America is built on narrative. Although BuzzFeed has made inroads, it’s got no soul and no true fans, because the way you make people bond to you is by going deep, by hooking them and drawing them in like an angler lands a fish. You can’t be too aggressive, you…Read More

Category: Humor, Television, Think Tank

Chair Janet L. Yellen At the Conference on Economic Opportunity and Inequality, Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, Boston, Massachusetts October 17, 2014     The distribution of income and wealth in the United States has been widening more or less steadily for several decades, to a greater extent than in most advanced countries.1 This trend…Read More

Category: Federal Reserve, Think Tank

Execution

1. Ideas are a dime a dozen, execution is everything. 2. We do not live in a pitch economy, almost no one is buying ideas, they’re buying companies, they’re buying something active that is generating capital. 3. We’re all Missourians today, that’s right, we all live in the SHOW ME state. We want to see…Read More

Category: Think Tank

Kiron Sarkar’s Weekly Report

Reuters reports that the ECB is considering buying corporate bonds as early as Q1 (January) next year, with the decision to be taken in December. Mr Draghi has admitted that the only real option left for the ECB is to increase the size of its balance sheet and such a move makes sense. No doubt,…Read More

Category: Think Tank

Interview: Mark Gertler

Interview

Category: Federal Reserve, Inflation, Think Tank

Enhancing Financial Stability by Improving Culture in the Financial Services Industry October 20, 2014 William C. Dudley, President and Chief Executive Officer ~~~ Remarks at the Workshop on Reforming Culture and Behavior in the Financial Services Industry, Federal Reserve Bank of New York, New York City As prepared for delivery     As I noted…Read More

Category: Think Tank

Athena – Goddess of War on the Close

Themis Trading commentary Athena – Goddess of War on the Close October, 2014     Do you, as fund managers and traders, trade The Close? Do you target The Close? Do you trade in the last 10 minutes of the day? If so, then this morning note is for you. While Modern Markets has lately…Read More

Category: Think Tank

A Tale of Two Economies — It Was the Better of Times, It Was the Worst of Times Paul L. Kasriel October 18, 2014     A Tale of Two Economies – It Was the Better of Times, It Was the Worst of Times As quantitative easing comes to an end (apparently) by the Fed…Read More

Category: Credit, Economy, Think Tank