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Next Week’s Fed, BOJ Action to Define World Economy Movements

Spillovers of the Neo-Keynesian monetary policies exercised by the world’s central banks have affected global economic growth, exacerbating disinvestment on Main Street and fueling gains in fixed-income value, thus normalizing monetary conditions in the US and Japan a desirable object for international manufacturers, traders and services providers.

10Y Bund Yield Falls Back Under 0% After Draghi Leave QE Program Unchanged In Less Dovish Announcement

Earlier we previewed the prevailing consensus which expected Draghi to announce some easing if not in monetary policy, then in the bank's QE program to make more German securities eligible. However, that did not happen and instead Draghi...Show More Summary

Brexit dents global economic outlook, fiscal stimulus ahead: Reuters poll

By Rahul Karunakar (Reuters) - Confidence in prospects for the global economy has been dented following Britain's vote to leave the European Union, with a growing view that monetary policy is a fading force and many governments now need to borrow and spend, Reuters polls showed. Show More Summary

Here comes the ECB ...

The European Central Bank is set to leave monetary policy unchanged on Thursday afternoon, when the Bank announces the outcome of the first meeting of its governing council since Britain voted to leave the European Union, at 1:45 p.m. Show More Summary

BOJ could wipe out bets on July easing

By Leika Kihara and Lisa Twaronite TOKYO (Reuters) - Investors betting the Bank of Japan will ease monetary policy next week could be riding for a fall, as the yen's recent weakening and a government spending package take some pressure off the bank to step up its massive stimulus program. Show More Summary

The Helicopter Has Already Been Tested - And It Failed Spectacularly

Submitted by Jeffrey Snider via Alhambra Investment Partners (h/t Contra Corner blog), Most of what passes for modern monetary policy is nothing more than one assumption piled upon another (and then another, and so on). Taken for granted...Show More Summary

Why Aren't Consumers Doing Their Part?

Interest rates are nothing more than the cost of spending money today instead of saving it. And a main tool of monetary policy has always been controlling interest rates as a means of stimulating or cooling off economic activity. When central bankers lower interest rates, they encourage people to spend [...]

The Cleveland Fed Wants You To Know That Its President Does Not Advocate Helicopter Money

Last Wednesday, we were amazed to read in Australia's press that Cleveland Fed president Loretta Mester said "helicopter money" could be considered to stimulate America's economy if conventional monetary policy fails. Specifically, quoting...Show More Summary

A Comprehensive Analysis of the Turkish Lira (Video)

By EconMatters We think given the devaluation history of the Turkish government and Monetary Policy Strategy that the Lira will continue to depreciate further against the US Dollar over the long haul. Any pullback in this USD/TRY Currency Cross is a buy in our opinion. © EconMatters All Rights Reserved | Facebook | Twitter | YouTube | Email Digest | Kindle

Long-Term Downside Effects of QE Push Economic ‘Normality' Out of Sight

The downsides of unconventional monetary policies have become increasingly prominent recently amid low commodity prices, financial market volatility and disruptive international trade, resulting in an almost inevitable redundancy of the economic "normality" concept.

It's Official... the Fed Just Admitted the Whole "Recovery" Narrative is Fiction

Central Bankers are absolutely terrified. Case in point, yesterday Cleveland Fed President Loretta Mester suggested that the “next step” in monetary policy is “Helicopter money.” Here are the key quotes: However, Dr Mester signalledShow More Summary

HSBC: The pound is going to crash whatever the Bank of England does today

The pound is going to crash no matter what on Thursday, says HSBC. At Thursday lunchtime, the Bank of England's Monetary Policy Committee will announce decisions made at its first post-EU referendum meeting — probably one of the most...Show More Summary

10 things you need to know in markets today

Good morning! Here's what you need to know in markets on Thursday. It is Bank of England day. On Thursday, the Bank's Monetary Policy Committee will announce its first decisions since the UK's vote to leave the EU. A cut of the Bank's base rate from 0.5% to 0.25% is widely expected. Show More Summary

Japan Confirms It Will Not Be Undertaking an Awesome Economic Experiment. Drat.

For a brief, glorious moment this week, it seemed possible that Japan was about to embark on the weird monetary policy adventure of econ enthusiasts' dreams. Sadly, a government spokesman poured cold water on the idea Wednesday by clarifying...Show More Summary

Fed's Kaplan urges 'slow, gradual, careful' approach on rates

HOUSTON (Reuters) - Global headwinds mean that U.S. monetary policy is modestly, but not wildly, accommodative, and the Federal Reserve needs to keep it so as long as employment and inflation fall short of its goals, a top Fed official said on Wednesday. Show More Summary

Cleveland Fed’s Mester: Helicopter money ‘the next step’ in monetary policy (Import Prices Decline -4.8% In June)

While visiting Australia, Cleveland Fed President Loretta Mester said that helicopter money” could be considered to stimulate America’s economy if conventional monetary policy fails. Perhaps Ms. Mester had been drinking too many Castlemaine XXXX beers while eating shrimp on the barbie. Show More Summary

Loonie Surges As BOC Keeps Rate Unchanged, Cuts 2016, 2017 GDP, Blames Brexit, Wildfires, Weak Consumption

The Bank of Canada did not surprise moments ago when it kept the overnight rate at 0.5%, as expected The Bank said that the "current stance of monetary policy is still appropriate" adding that risks to inflation profile are roughly balanced. Show More Summary

Macquarie: States and Central Banks Establishing State-Sponsored Anti-Markets in Attempt To End-Run Around Failing Markets

Monetary policy is beating a path to a world where conventional market signals such as credit spreads and the price of risk will "finally perish" and be unseated by one where states are the drivers of credit, and spending and capital formation is the domain of central banks. Show More Summary

Here comes the Bank of Canada...

The Bank of Canada's latest monetary policy report will cross the wires at 10 a.m. ET. For the most part, economists expect the bank to keep rates unchanged at 0.5%. The bank has kept rates on hold since July 2015, when it cut by 25Show More Summary

Fed's Mester Says Helicopter Money "The Next Step" In US Monetary Policy

Think "helicopter money" is/will be confined only to Japan, which has been sending conflicting trial balloons about this unprecedented next step in monetary policy for the past two days (first Japan's Senkei reported that the government...Show More Summary

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