When the uncelebrated Leicester City Football Club won the English Premier League, it wasn’t just the biggest underdog story in recent history. It was a sign of changing economics — and that other impossible, wonderful events might be lurking just around the corner. The post The Longest Long Shot appeared first on Freakonomics.
AI Gym, Open Sourced Xamarin, History Mining, and Club Economics OpenAI Gym -- A toolkit for developing and comparing reinforcement learning algorithms. It supports teaching agents everything from walking to playing games like Pong or Go. Open Xamarin -- the Xamarin tools are now all MIT-licensed, after the Microsoft acquisition. Show More Summary
In the faculty clubs of Harvard and MIT, Obamacare made great sense. But when running into human ntaure, it fails miserably.
At the annual Lendit conference, Lending Club CEO Renaud Laplanche kicked things off with a rather sober message of four headwindsfacing the industry.Venture capital funding is declining, interest rates are increasing, an economic downturn is loomingand the regulators are looking more closely at the marketplace lending businessmodel. 2016 will be [...]
From housing economist Tom Lawler: Yellen on Household Formations “Not Keeping Up;” What Is Her Data Source?In Federal Reserve Chair Yellen’s surprising “dovish” speech at the Economic Club of New York last week, she noted that a relatively slow pace of household formation was one of the “headwinds” that up to now had continued to restrain the U.S. Show More Summary
Submitted by David Stockman via Contra Corner blog, Simple Janet has attained a new milestone as a public menace with her speech to the Economic Club of New York. It amounted to yelling “stay” in a burning theater! The stock market has been desperately trying to correct for months now because even the casino regulars can read the tea leaves. Show More Summary
Janet Yellen admitted that monetary policy can’t do it alone. Yes, in her March 29 appearance at the Economic Club of New York, the Fed chair admitted that monetary policy was not enough to rescue the nation from its economic doldrums, and that government would have to spend. She added [...]
Simple Janet has attained a new milestone as a public menace with her speech to the Economic Club of New York. It amounted to yelling “stay” in a burning theater! The stock market has been desperately trying to correct for months now...Show More Summary
Spot in this chart of the Dow when Professor Yellen made her mournful speech. The post Spot The Yellen Dove Speech To Economic Club Of New York! (Dow Up 250 This Morning) was originally published at The Wall Street Examiner. Follow the money!
Janet Yellen adopted a decidedly dovish tone on Tuesday during her speech at the Economic Club of New York. After the speech, the US dollar fell and the market pushed expectations for the next rate hike from the Fed even further into the future. Show More Summary
Good morning! Here are the major moves in Forex as of Wednesday, March 30 8:15 a.m. The US dollar index is down 0.3% at 94.89 following Janet Yellen's decidedly dovish speech at the Economic Club of New York on Tuesday. Wednesday's loss...Show More Summary
Here is what you need to know. Janet Yellen's speech pushed back rate-hike expectations. On Tuesday, Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen spoke in front of the Economic Club of New York, saying that caution was "especially warranted" and...Show More Summary
The Outlook, Uncertainty, and Monetary Policy Chair Janet L. Yellen At the Economic Club of New York, New York, New York March 29, 2016 For more than a century, the Economic Club of New York has served as one of the nation’s leading nonpartisan forums for discussion of economic policy issues. Show More Summary
US stocks quickly spiked during trading on Tuesday after the release of Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen's speech to the Economic Club of New York. Near 2:07 p.m. ET, the Dow was up 70 points after trading lower fore much of the morning,...Show More Summary
Bloomberg A dovish Federal Reserve is boosting gold prices on Tuesday. Stocks are rising this afternoon after Fed Chief Janet Yellen gave an highly accommodative speech at the Economic Club of New York. Barron’s Amey Stone notes that Yellen voiced caution about the “financial market repercussions” of slower growth overseas as well as muted inflation readings. The SPDR […]
Gold prices shot solidly higher and to the daily high in midday trading Tuesday, in the immediate aftermath of the release of prepared remarks from Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen's speech to the Economic Club of New York.
It's official: June is off the table. On Tuesday, Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen delivered remarks before the Economic Club of New York. The tone was decidedly dovish, with the dollar falling, Treasurys rallying, and stocks moving...Show More Summary
With the central-bank-inspired short-squeeze-driven equity market surge losing momentum, Janet Yellen's 'hint-hint' speech today to The Economic Club of New York comes at a critical moment. Amid the constant chatter of headline-making...Show More Summary
In remarks to the Economic Club of New York, the Federal Reserve chairwoman said she expected the domestic economy to improve this year.
Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen is speaking at the Economic Club of New York on Tuesday. At 12:20 p.m. ET, her speech will be published. It's the first time we will hear from Yellen since the Fed's meeting two weeks ago, when it cut...Show More Summary