The Kansas City Federal Reserve Bank said that manufacturing activity pulled back in April from March’s levels, which were the highest since March 2011. The composite index of general business...
From the Kansas City Fed: Tenth District Manufacturing Activity Expanded at a Slower PaceThe Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City released the April Manufacturing Survey today. According to Chad Wilkerson, vice president and economist...Show More Summary
The Federal Reserve has raised rates twice since the 2016 US election and eyes are now on the future path of the Federal Funds rate, which depends crucially on the Fed’s view of the neutral rate of interest. This column argues that that...Show More Summary
Via StockBoardAsset.com, In the Federal Reserve’s zero lower bound, the millennial generation in Baltimore has been flocking to the city on an illusionary premise of Baltimore’s revival. One of the largest narrative’s in Baltimore was Under Armour’s deployment of gentrification via Kevin Plank’s Sagamore Developments. Show More Summary
Late last week, the Federal Reserve announced its decision to hand out a total of $156.6 million in fines to Deutsche Bank as a part of two enforcement actions. Notably, one of the enforcement actions was linked to the bank’s failure to prevent proprietary trading activity by its employees
From the Philly Fed: The Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia has released the coincident indexes for the 50 states for March 2017. Over the past three months, the indexes increased in 45 states, decreased in three, and remained stable in two, for a three-month diffusion index of 84. Show More Summary
A tidal wave of inflation is rapidly moving through the financial system. Most investors only pay attention to the Federal Reserve. And they are missing the BIG PICTURE for Central Bank monetary policy. The Fed is tightening policy by hiking rates. Show More Summary
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The Richmond Federal Reserve Bank said that manufacturing activity in its district continued to expand strongly, even as it pulled back slightly from the fastest rate since April 2010. The...
What a difference a couple of months make. The year kicked off with investors again predicting this was the year Treasury bond yields would finally, after so many false starts, dart higher as the Federal Reserve raised official borrowing...Show More Summary
Authored by Adam Taggart via PeakProsperity.com, G. Edward Griffin, the author of the seminal book on the formation of the Federal Reserve, The Creature of Jekyll Island, joins the podcast this week to add his perspective to our ongoing...Show More Summary
Authored by Chris Hamilton via Econimica blog, In the midst of a bursting bubble in 2008, the Federal Reserve feared deflation would spiral out of control. The Fed sought to reinstate "normal" inflation via abnormal means and what more immediate and impactful than indirectly goosing the cost of oil. Show More Summary
The Dallas Federal Reserve Bank reported that manufacturing activity expanded in April for the seventh straight month, mostly sustaining the pace seen in March. The composite index of general business...
It's a seemingly minor affair with giant implications. The Federal Reserve's well-documented leak of market-moving information to a private consulting firm Medley Global Advisors in 2012 was startling enough to trigger an unresolvedShow More Summary
Federal Reserve System, which is US’s central banking system, has prepared a report according to which Goods and Services Tax (GST) regime will boost our GDP by 4.2%, which is Rs 6.5 lakh crore. Note here, that Rs 6.5 lakh crore is more than what India borrows, per year, from International financial organisations. Show More Summary
The Federal Reserve’s complete change last year wasn’t something that happened all at once. The post TIPping Points? was originally published at The Wall Street Examiner. Follow the money!
My latest Macro Musings podcast is with James Bullard. James is the President of the St. Louis Federal Reserve Bank and an accomplished economic scholar. He joined me for a great conversation on macroeconomics that covered everything from the determinants of inflation to the Fed's balance to the future path of monetary policy. Show More Summary
Former Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan has been widely blamed for championing deregulatory policies that critics say led to the financial crisis of 2008 and subsequent recession. Now, though, House Republican leaders are publicly touting Greenspan’s call for deregulation as the reason to...
Federal Reserve Vice Chair Stanley Fischer’s academic and policy credentials are hard to match. During his days at MIT’s economics department, he was a teacher of teacher, lecturing to Ben Bernanke, the ex-Fed chairman, and Mario Draghi,...Show More Summary
Three weeks ago, Federal Reserve Vice Chair Stanley Fischer was fairly certain the central bank would raise interest rates another two times this year. Now, he’s not so sure. Neither are the markets. Speaking on CNBC on March 28, Fischer...Show More Summary