Fed Watchers Can Take a Break, Manager Says
Highland’s Mark Okada says investors should stop obsessing over the Fed’s every move, as other factors are now coming into play.
December 14, 2016
Activist Group Fed Up Pushes Federal Reserve to Support Workers
Backed by Facebook co-founder Dustin Moskovitz, Fed Up argues that keeping interest rates lower will boost job growth and wages.
October 1, 2016
What to Expect from the Federal Reserve in December
The central bank opted to hold rates steady this time around; expect a little more action by the end of the year.
September 22, 2016
Although Demographics Aren’t Economic Destiny, They Demand Attention
Ultradovish monetary policy has reached the limits of what growth it can provide. Given the aging demographics in the U.S., it’s imperative that policymakers pull the fiscal levers at their disposal.
September 7, 2016
Janet Yellen’s Interest Rate Balancing Act
Dutch cartoonist Bas van der Schot depicts Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen’s precarious position.
Bas van der Schot
September 6, 2016
Daily Agenda: Yellen Speech Takes Center Stage
Fed chair talks monetary toolkit at Jackson Hole; deflation persists in Japan; Pew says state pension shortfall nears $1 trillion; Rouseff impeachment begins.
August 26, 2016
Daily Agenda: All Eyes on Jackson Hole Fed Confab
Sears, Tiffany’s earnings fall short; Mylan caves and lowers drug costs; Chinese probe high-speed trader.
August 25, 2016
The Bond Market Is Broken; Long Live Fiscal Policy
As central bankers gather for the Fed’s Jackson Hole symposium, they’re getting tired of being the only game in town.
August 24, 2016
Daily Agenda: The Week Ahead, August 22 – 26, 2016
Canadian bank earnings season commences; euro zone PMI data on deck; Jackson Hole symposium brings purveyors of low-interest rates up into the mountains.
August 20, 2016
Daily Agenda: The Federal Reserve Tilts Hawkish
Shell earnings plummet; Moody’s warns of Atlantic City default; euro-zone sentiment rises; Obama boosts Clinton.
July 28, 2016