Posts Tagged ‘Federal Reserve’

Fed’s enduring target rate debacle, Outlook for Chile and Latin America

Fed’s enduring target rate debacle, Outlook for Chile and Latin America
. Fed’s enduring target rate debacle, Outlook for Chile and Latin America Tuesday 10 December 2019 – Vol.10 Ed.50.1 Commentary: Fed’s enduring target rate debacle By Pierre Ortlieb in London A critical issue looms over US monetary policy-making: the choice of alternative reference and...
December 10th, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Finance, Markets | Read More

Cutting ECB inflation target ill-advised, Roundtable with Philadelphia Fed President Patrick Harker

Cutting ECB inflation target ill-advised, Roundtable with Philadelphia Fed President Patrick Harker
. Cutting ECB inflation target ill-advised, Roundtable with Philadelphia Fed President Patrick Harker Wednesday 4 December 2019 – Vol.10 Ed.49.2 Commentary: Cutting ECB inflation target ill-advised By Mark Sobel in Washington The European Central Bank’s new president, Christine Lagarde,...
December 4th, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Finance, Reports | Read More

New Fed reports fall short on risks, Statism v. ‘safety first’ in UK election, and more

New Fed reports fall short on risks, Statism v. ‘safety first’ in UK election, and more
Fed Chair Jerome Powell New Fed reports fall short on risks, Statism v. ‘safety first’ in UK election, and more THE WEEKEND REVIEW Latest opinion and analysis from OMFIF around the world 25-30 November 2019, Vol.10 Ed.48 Most-Read Commentary New Fed reports fall short on risks: In 2018...
November 30th, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Finance | Read More

New Fed reports fall short on risks, Roundtable with Philadelphia Fed President Patrick Harker

New Fed reports fall short on risks, Roundtable with Philadelphia Fed President Patrick Harker
.. New Fed reports fall short on risks, Roundtable with Philadelphia Fed President Patrick Harker Tuesday 26 November 2019 – Vol.10 Ed.48.1 Commentary: New Fed reports fall short on risks By Mark Sobel in Washington In 2018, the Federal Reserve began issuing semi-annual financial stability reports;...
November 26th, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Finance, News | Read More

ECB-German charm offensive, Transparency lays bare Fed disharmony, and more

ECB-German charm offensive, Transparency lays bare Fed disharmony, and more
Olaf Scholz ECB-German charm offensive, Transparency lays bare Fed disharmony, and more THE WEEKEND REVIEW Latest opinion and analysis from OMFIF around the world 4-8 November 2019, Vol.10 Ed.45 Most-Read Commentary ECB-German charm offensive: In the first act in an elaborate series of manoeuvres...
November 9th, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Finance | Read More

Draghi helps Lagarde gain her footing, Fed Talk podcast

Draghi helps Lagarde gain her footing, Fed Talk podcast
Christine Lagarde Draghi helps Lagarde gain her footing, Fed Talk podcast Wednesday 2 October 2019  – Vol.10 Ed.40.2  Commentary: Draghi helps Lagarde gain her footing By Mark Sobel in Washington Mario Draghi, the departing European Central Bank president, has done his successor Christine...
October 2nd, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Finance, Markets, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Fed urged to block Trump re-election, Future of finance jobs

Fed urged to block Trump re-election, Future of finance jobs
William Dudley Fed urged to block Trump re-election, Future of finance jobs Tuesday 10 September 2019  Vol.10 Ed.37.1 Commentary: Fed urged to block Trump re-election By Darrell Delamaide in Washington There is no question that a former top Federal Reserve official stole the monetary policy show recently as...
September 10th, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Finance, Reports | Read More

Something shifting in German fiscal state, US and European monetary policy roundtable

Something shifting in German fiscal state, US and European monetary policy roundtable
. Something shifting in German fiscal state, US and European monetary policy roundtable Tuesday 27 August 2019  Vol.10 Ed.35.1 Commentary: Something shifting in German fiscal state By David Marsh in Berlin Several factors are pushing Germany towards jettisoning its long-cherished ‘schwarze Null’...
August 27th, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Finance | Read More

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Friday, 23 August 2019)

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Friday, 23 August 2019)
. GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY HIGHLIGHTS August 23, 2019 Global markets Ahead of Fed Chair Jerome Powell’s speech today at 3pm GMT at Jackson Hole in Wyoming, markets retain a waiting stance; in Wall Street, the S&P and NASDAQ closed in marginally negative territory last night, Asian bourses traded...
August 23rd, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Johnson repeating Churchill’s 1926 error, Were the Federal Reserve rate cuts justified?

Johnson repeating Churchill’s 1926 error, Were the Federal Reserve rate cuts justified?
Boris Johnson Johnson repeating Churchill’s 1926 error, Were the Federal Reserve rate cuts justified? Commentary: Johnson repeating Churchill’s 1926 error By Desmond Lachman in Washington As a biographer of Winston Churchill, UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson must know that markets can unravel...
August 13th, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Finance, Markets, News, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, 1 August, 2019)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, 1 August, 2019)
. Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, 1 August, 2019) HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Mirroring the negative tone in Wall Street overnight, Asian equity markets traded in the red following July’s FOMC’s meeting, which toned down market...
August 1st, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Reports | Read More

Desai and Marsh on Prime Minister Boris Johnson, Fed ‘overlooking’ US consumers, and more

Desai and Marsh on Prime Minister Boris Johnson, Fed ‘overlooking’ US consumers, and more
Boris Johnson Desai and Marsh on Prime Minister Boris Johnson, Fed ‘overlooking’ US consumers, and more THE WEEKEND REVIEW Latest opinion and analysis from OMFIF around the world 22-26 July 2019, Vol.10 Ed.30 Most-Read Commentary Johnson’s grim political arithmetic: The British...
July 27th, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Finance, Markets, News, Reports | Read More

Johnson’s grim political arithmetic, Fed ‘overlooking’ US consumers

Johnson’s grim political arithmetic, Fed ‘overlooking’ US consumers
Boris Johnson Johnson’s grim political arithmetic, Fed ‘overlooking’ US consumers Commentary: Johnson’s grim political arithmetic By Meghnad Desai and David Marsh in London The British prime minister has changed, but the grim political arithmetic remains the same. Boris Johnson...
July 25th, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Consumers Market, Finance, News, Politics and Government | Read More

Shelton far outside the mainstream, Central banks and climate change

Shelton far outside the mainstream, Central banks and climate change
. Shelton far outside the mainstream, Central banks and climate change Commentary: Shelton far outside the mainstream By Mark Sobel in Washington In a recent Washington Post article, Judy Shelton – one of President Donald Trump’s nominees for the Federal Reserve board – called for an internationally...
July 23rd, 2019 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Banking, Climate, Comment, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Finance, Markets, News, Pollution, Reports | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, 10 July, 2019)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, 10 July, 2019)
. Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, 10 July, 2019) HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS:  All eyes today are on the Fed Chairman who will deliver his semi-annual testimony before the House Financial Services Committee at 16:00 CET,  as...
July 10th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Market expectations test Fed mettle, Living in a world on fire

Market expectations test Fed mettle, Living in a world on fire
Jerome Powell Market expectations test Fed mettle, Living in a world on fire Commentary: Market expectations test Fed mettle By Darrell Delamaide in Washington All eyes will be on Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell when he goes to Capitol Hill this week for his twice-yearly testimony before Congress....
July 9th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, News | Read More

Powell revives talk of ‘Fed put’, The next decade of finance

Powell revives talk of ‘Fed put’, The next decade of finance
Jay Powell Powell revives talk of ‘Fed put’, The next decade of finance Commentary: Powell revives talk of ‘Fed put’ By Darrell Delamaide in Washington The Federal Reserve’s two-day Chicago conference at the start of June was supposed to be a quiet, semi-academic review...
June 11th, 2019 | Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Markets, Reports | Read More

Fed should focus on winning over public, Future of the euro area

Fed should focus on winning over public, Future of the euro area
Fed should focus on winning over public, Future of the euro area Commentary: Fed should focus on winning over public By Mark Sobel in Washington The Federal Reserve’s review of its ‘monetary policy strategy, tools and communication practices’ – especially during the forthcoming June...
May 7th, 2019 | Banking, Conferences, Seminars, Forums | Read More

Fed on rough road to normalisation, Economic outlook and challenges for East Asia

Fed on rough road to normalisation, Economic outlook and challenges for East Asia
.. Fed on rough road to normalisation, Economic outlook and challenges for East Asia Commentary: Fed on rough road to normalisation By Neil Williams in London The Federal Reserve, presiding over a shrunken output gap and perkier wage growth, remains the test case for whether any central bank can ‘normalise’ interest...
April 25th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports | Read More

Fed running out of monetary ammunition, Infrastructure Investor Japan Korea Week

Fed running out of monetary ammunition, Infrastructure Investor Japan Korea Week
Fed running out of monetary ammunition, Infrastructure Investor Japan Korea Week Commentary: Fed running out of monetary ammunition By Desmond Lachman in Washington It is clear that President Donald Trump’s administration is not concerned with whether the US will have enough resources left to fight...
April 18th, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Exhibitions, Finance, Markets, Reports | Read More

Clash over Fed policy escalates, Assessing Brazil’s economic climate

Clash over Fed policy escalates, Assessing Brazil’s economic climate
Jay Powell Clash over Fed policy escalates, Assessing Brazil’s economic climate Commentary: Clash over Fed policy escalates  By Darrell Delamaide in Washington The reversal of monetary policy by Federal Reserve Chair Jay Powell and his troops to be super-accommodative has done little to quell...
April 4th, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Finance, Markets, News | Read More

David Marsh on ECB leadership, Darrell Delamaide on the Fed, and more

David Marsh on ECB leadership, Darrell Delamaide on the Fed, and more
David Marsh on ECB leadership, Darrell Delamaide on the Fed, and more 4- 8 March Vol.10 Ed.10 COMMENTARY  Fed to rethink inflation expectations The Federal Reserve is pausing its interest rate increases, and will suspend its balance sheet runoff later this year. The Federal Open Market Committee is...
March 9th, 2019 | Banking, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Finance, Markets | Read More

Mark Sobel on the Fed, Steve Hanke on Venezuela, and more

Mark Sobel on the Fed, Steve Hanke on Venezuela, and more
OMFIF update Week 7 2019 11-15 February 2019 Vol.10 Ed.7 COMMENTARY Italy headed for ‘vicious’ debt crisis After a brief recovery, Italy has succumbed to its third recession in a decade. Its government is unlikely to revive flagging investor confidence. Ahead of the European elections, it...
February 16th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Reports | Read More

Back to pre-1914 Fortress America, Fed Talk: 2018 overview and 2019 outlook

Back to pre-1914 Fortress America, Fed Talk: 2018 overview and 2019 outlook
. Commentary: Back to pre-1914 Fortress America By Meghnad Desai in New Delhi President Donald Trump has redefined the aims of US foreign policy. We are back to pre-1914 ‘Fortress America’. The US entered the first world war only because of the German U-boat sinking of the RMS Lusitania....
January 9th, 2019 | Banking, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Finance, Military, News, Politics and Government | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, December 20, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, December 20, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: The Federal Reserve raised the fed funds rate by a further 25bps to a range of 2.25%-2.50% at this week’s two-day meeting which concluded late yesterday, as expected. The forward guidance in the statement was slightly modified. The...
December 20th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More