Tag archive for ‘Federal Reserve Bank’
Professor Barry Eichengreen On Tuesday, March 10th, 2015

Berkeley Economics and Political Science Prof. Barry Eichengreen: The Fed Under Fire

The Federal Reserve is under attack. Bills subjecting the United States’ central bank to “auditing” by the Government Accountability Office are likely to be passed by both houses of Congress. Legislation More...

Eli Horn On Wednesday, January 14th, 2015

Fed Rate Hike Will Be Taken in Stride, S&P Dow Jones’ David Blitzer Says

Many financial market participants are concerned that when the U.S. Federal Reserve begins raising interest rates, stocks and bonds will plunge and the dollar will soar, wreaking havoc on the economy and More...

Associated Press On Thursday, November 13th, 2014

Yellen says Fed must focus on globalization 

–   Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen says the growing globalization of financial markets requires the Federal Reserve to understand how economic developments in other nations may affect the U.S. More...

Vered Weiss On Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014

US Government Cannot Dismiss AIG Lawsuit

A federal judge denied the U.S. government the right to dismiss a lawsuit brought by former AIG head Maurice Greenberg. The suit is for $25 billion and is over the fact that when the government bailed out the More...

Albert Hecht On Thursday, September 19th, 2013

Charles Plosser gets it right on tapering quantitative easing

– Plosser, head of the Philadelphia Federal Reserve Bank explained that even gradually winding up QE will be not only difficult but “potentially disruptive.” – Charles Plosser / Getty – At More...

Stanley Green On Monday, May 27th, 2013

Larry Summers looks set to tip Janet Yellen at the post to take over from Ben Bernanke as head of the US Fed

– For a long time it looked that Yellen, vice-chairman of the Fed, would be taking a short walk across the corridor to replace Bernanke when he steps down next year. However it now appears that informed More...

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