``Federal Reserve Bank of Boston President Eric Rosengren said Tuesday that global turmoil argues in favor of being cautious about starting the process to normalize monetary policy, in a speech that emphasized central-bank interest-rate increases likely would come at a slow pace.''
This is from "Has the U.S. Economy Become Less Interest Rate Sensitive?," by Jonathan L. Willis and Guangye Cao of the KC Fed:... IV. Conclusion Although monetary policy is an important tool for promoting price and economic stability, its...
A powerful combination of people has finally come together to present a real challenge to the Federal Reserve’s death grip over monetary policy. Every year, the Federal Reserve holds an
The tone of the Kansas City Fed's Economic Symposium in Jackson Hole was hawkish. In other words, the consensus at this gathering of world central bankers is that the Fed should feel free to begin tightening monetary policy with rate...Show More Summary
The NYT had an interesting piece noting criticisms from the left and right directed at the Federal Reserve Board over its monetary policy decisions. It concludes with a comment from Princeton University professor and former Fed vice-chair...Show More Summary
Federal Reserve Vice Chairman Stanley Fischer comments on inflation and monetary policy: The Federal Reserve’s No. 2 official said there is “good reason” to think sluggish U.S. inflation will firm and move back toward the U.S. central...Show More Summary
Stanley Fischer isn't worried about the low inflation we're seeing in the economy. Importantly, he doesn't believe we need inflation to heat up to a 2% pace for the Fed to start tightening monetary policy with interest rate hikes. That's...Show More Summary
Monetary policy should be based on long term factors, not a quick fix for sudden market movements.
By Sumanta Dey (Reuters) - China's central bank is highly likely to ease monetary policy again by the end of this year, according to economists surveyed by Reuters, as it seeks to support a rapidly cooling economy and calm financial markets. Show More Summary
Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City Research Director Troy Davig and President Esther George have come up with the right topic for their program this year: [Inflation Dynamics and Monetary Policy](https://www.kansascityfed.org/publications/research/escp/symposiums/escp-2015):...Show More Summary
Via RBS' Alberto Gallo, "Policymakers responded to the financial crisis with easy monetary policy and low interest rates. The critics — including us — argued against 'solving a debt crisis with more debt.' Put differently, we said that QE was necessary, but not sufficient for a recovery. Show More Summary
Central bank policymaker's speech fails to comment on monetary policy, national economy.
NEW YORK (Reuters) - An influential Federal Reserve official did not comment on monetary policy or the U.S. economy, according to text of a speech on Wednesday that addressed the economic recovery in his region of the country. New York...Show More Summary
Good morning! Here's what you need to know. Chinese stocks opened up. Fresh from two days of utter carnage, further monetary policy easing from the PBOC and restrictions on some forms of futures trading, Chinese stocks have opened Wednesday’s...Show More Summary
The Asia morning begins mixed in stock markets, The PBOC explains itself "this is not a shift in monetary policy," - except it is the first such set of measures since 2008, further deleveraging as China margin debt drops CNY1 Trillion...Show More Summary
Samuel Rines Economics, United States "Being concerned with the global economy makes the Fed’s task, which is already difficult, impossible. And, in the case of lifting off its zero interest rate policy, there do not appear to be any good choices." All eyes were on a September rate hike (and some still are). Show More Summary
The late, great Milton Friedman used to preach that you don’t assess the degree of monetary policy restriction or accommodation by the level and movement of interest rates but rather by the behavior of monetary quantities.
By Jennifer Ablan NEW YORK (Reuters) - Ray Dalio, the founder of Bridgewater Associates, the world's largest hedge fund, said the firm believes the next big move by the U.S. Federal Reserve will be to loosen monetary policy, not tighten it. Show More Summary
One casualty of the selloff on Wall Street may be Fed plans to start normalizing monetary policy this year
We're now starting to see the consequences that stem from the use of global monetary policy as a currency war weapon.