Posts Tagged ‘Monetary Policy’

Little Difference Between Monetary Activists Yellen, Summers For Top Fed Post

By JEFFREY BELL AND RICH DANKER There is thought to be a pitched battle raging within the White House over President Obama’s pick to succeed Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke when his term expires early next year. Bernanke’s deputy Janet Yellen is the liberal favorite for her vocal position...
September 3rd, 2013 | Popular Articles, Resources | Read More

Bernanke Talks, Markets Wobble. There Must Be a Better Way

Bernanke Talks, Markets Wobble. There Must Be a Better Way
Rep. Kevin Brady’s Centennial Monetary Commission initiative might point toward a useful policy overhaul. By JUDY SHELTON Since Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke testified before Congress’s Joint Economic Committee Wednesday morning, commenting on the economic outlook and responding...
May 28th, 2013 | Commentary, Featured | Read More

Keep Your Golden Eyes on China

Keep Your Golden Eyes on China
by Devin Roundtree Due to the European Debt Crisis, little attention has been paid to the fundamental changes taking place in China. For more than a decade China has served as the biggest creditor to the United States government. But, two years ago, China apparently had a change of heart. The Chinese...
December 28th, 2012 | Commentary, Sound Money Blog | Read More

Bernanke Hangs Loose

Bernanke Hangs Loose
by Frank Shostak On Wednesday December 12, 2012 Fed policy makers announced that they will boost their main stimulus tool by adding $45 billion of monthly Treasury purchases to an existing program to buy $40 billion of mortgage debt a month. This decision is likely to boost the Fed’s balance sheet...
December 26th, 2012 | Popular Articles, Resources | Read More

Livin’ It Up at the Hotel California

Livin’ It Up at the Hotel California
(Reuters) – The Federal Reserve’s latest moves to reduce borrowing costs and boost the economy could be hard to reverse, a top Fed official said on Friday. “I argued that basically we were at risk of what I call a ‘Hotel California’ monetary policy,” Dallas Fed President...
December 14th, 2012 | Blogs, Resources | Read More