quantitative easing

ECB Unwind Causes Monetary Conditions To Tighten

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In January, the ECB tapered its bond buying from €60 billion per month to €30 billion per month. Equally as important, the central bank is expected to stop its bond buying completely by September 2018. European economic growth has accelerated recently, but it’s unclear how much the economy was helped…CONTINUE READING

The Next Fed Chair: A $7.4 Trillion Decision

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President Trump’s pick for the next Federal Reserve chair person is like a real-life offshoot of the Apprentice except the stakes are the fate of the global economy, meaning they are slightly higher. The three top contenders are Kevin Warsh, Jerome Powell, and Janet Yellen. Gary Cohn’s stock dropped in…CONTINUE READING

Why The Federal Reserve Isn’t Meeting Its Goals

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There are many questions about the current monetary policy, but not many answers provided by the central bankers. The situation, which has remained the same since the Federal Reserve started its quantitative easing policy, was perfectly summarized on Monday as Janet Yellen spoke at the University of Michigan. She didn’t…CONTINUE READING

The Federal Reserve: Everything You Need To Know

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What Is The Federal Reserve? The Federal Reserve System was established on December 23, 1913 with the enactment of the Owen-Glass Act also known as the Federal Reserve Act, making the Federal Reserve System (The Fed) the central bank of the United States. The Federal Reserve System consists of twelve regional…CONTINUE READING

Quantitative Easing (QE): Are We Making A Mistake?

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The current path of monetary policy in the form of quantitative easing (QE) world wide and particularly in the United States is following a dangerous trajectory, one that has a historical precedent without looking back several centuries. This disastrously flawed monetary experiment has plagued Japans economy and its people since the…CONTINUE READING