Tag archive for ‘monetary’
Professor Nouriel Roubini On Sunday, February 1st, 2015

Nouriel Roubini: An Unconventional Truth

 Who would have thought that six years after the global financial crisis, most advanced economies would still be swimming in an alphabet soup – ZIRP, QE, CE, FG, NDR, and U-FX Int – of unconventional More...

Vered Weiss On Thursday, January 29th, 2015

Bill Gross Predicts 25 Basis Point Interest Rate Rise by June

A policy statement from the U.S. Federal Reserve indicates a “patient” approach to raising interest rates; Janus manager Bill Gross thinks the rise will be 25 basis points by June 2015. The FOMC More...

Stephen Roach On Monday, January 26th, 2015

Former Chairman of Morgan Stanley Asia Stephen Roach: The Lemmings of QE

Predictably, the European Central Bank has joined the world’s other major monetary authorities in the greatest experiment in the history of central banking. By now, the pattern is all too familiar. First, More...

Vered Weiss On Sunday, January 25th, 2015

Treasury Secretary Jack Lew Says Strong Dollar Is Good for US

U.S. Treasury Secretary Jack Lew painted a bullish picture of the U.S. economy at Davos. While problems in the global economy might create problems for U.S. companies with global exposure, it won’t prevent More...

Jewish Business News On Sunday, January 25th, 2015

Rivky Stein Fights for Get in Brooklyn Court

An orthodox Jewish woman named Rivky Stein is fighting for a divorce in a Brooklyn courtroom. The 25 year old mother says that her husband is denying her a Jewish religious divorce called a “get.” The problem More...

Ran Dagoni Washington On Tuesday, January 20th, 2015

IMF Cuts Global Growth Forecast by .3% Despite Lower Oil Prices

  Despite the sharp drop in the price of oil, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has cut its global economic growth forecast for 2015 from 3.8% to 3.5%, and for 2016 from 4% to 3.7%. The growth estimate More...

Professor Robert Shiller On Friday, January 16th, 2015

Nobel Laureate Robert Shiller: What Good Are Economists?

  Since the global financial crisis and recession of 2007-2009, criticism of the economics profession has intensified. The failure of all but a few professional economists to forecast the episode – More...

Eli Horn On Monday, December 29th, 2014

Financial Strategist Peter Schiff Says Recession Needs to Happen in 2015

On Tuesday, the U.S. Commerce Department released a fantastic estimate: In the third quarter of 2014, U.S. GDP grew at a rate of 5 percent, the fastest it’s grown since 2003. But things might not be More...

Stephen Roach On Tuesday, December 23rd, 2014

Former Chairman of Morgan Stanley Asia Stephen Roach: The Fed Sets Another Trap

– America’s Federal Reserve is headed down a familiar – and highly dangerous – path. Steeped in denial of its past mistakes, the Fed is pursuing the same incremental approach that helped set More...

Jewish Business News On Monday, December 15th, 2014

Harvard Professor Jeffrey Frankel : Emerging-Market Target Why Are Commodity Prices Falling?

– Oil prices have plummeted 40% since June – good news for oil-importing countries, but bad news for Russia, Venezuela, Nigeria, and other oil exporters. Some attribute the price drop to the More...

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