Tag archive for ‘Fed Chief’
Vered Weiss On Thursday, January 15th, 2015

Fed Chief Janet Yellen Could Drop the Greenspan ‘Put’

While former Fed Chairman Alan Greenspan said the notion of the “Greenspan put” was a “joke, ” current Fed chief Janet Yellen isn’t laughing; she seems serious about raising rates More...

Vered Weiss On Wednesday, December 24th, 2014

Why Jim Cramer Is Staying Away from Biotechs

Jim Cramer on his CNBC Mad Money program was bullish on biotechs all summer. This was after a surplus of biotech IPOs flooded the market in the spring, and the sector bottomed. Biotechs rebounded with a vengeance More...

Vered Weiss On Wednesday, December 3rd, 2014

Jim Cramer Says Janet Yellen Made the Worst Stock Call Ever

Jim Cramer discussed his stock picks on CNBC’s Mad Dash segment. Cramer said Fed Chief Janet Yellen made the worst stock call he has ever heard when she made bearish statement about the biotech sector More...

Lily Bethlehem On Monday, October 27th, 2014

Will Fed Chief Janet Yellen Take Away The Punch Bowl?

  The same question arises ahead of every Fed Meeting, “Will Fed chief Janet Yellen take away the punch bowl?” Quantitative Easing, or buying bonds to keep interest rates low and to stimulate More...

Lily Bethlehem On Tuesday, October 14th, 2014

Former Fed Chief Ben Bernanke: QE Worked in Practice, But Not in Theory

When Ben Bernanke departed as Chairman of the Federal Reserve last year, he was asked if Quantitative Easing really worked. He quipped, “The problem with QE is that it works in practice, but it doesn’t More...

Vered Weiss On Wednesday, August 20th, 2014

Feldstein and Rubin Are Late to the Bubble Spotting Party

    Martin Feldstein and Bob Rubin see bubbles in the economy, or so they warned in their joint op-ed piece for the Wall Street Journal. However, both are in the habit of spotting bubbles late. Fed More...

Vered Weiss On Thursday, July 24th, 2014

Former Fed Chief Greenspan Concerned About Bubbles

– Former Federal Reserve Chief Alan Greenspan noted signs of economic recovery, but warned of “false dawns, ” bubbles of overvaluation and the burden of government deficits. When asked More...

Vered Weiss On Friday, July 18th, 2014

Secretary Lew Talks Cyber Security, Business Tax Reform, Debt Ceiling, But Not Stocks

– Lew noted that there have been 250 denial of service attacks against financial companies in the last 3 years. – U.S. Treasury Secretary Jack Lew’s keynote speech at the Delivering Alpha Conference More...

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