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John Williams outlines the must-know signs pointing to a recovery
Dr. John Williams, president and CEO of the San Francisco Fed, spoke on the normalization of monetary policy and monetary tightening in a presentation to the Association of Trade & Forfaiting in the Americas in San Francisco on Thursday, May 22.
The Fed uses 2 newer tools in the unprecedented stimulus territory
The part discusses Yellen’s take on the monetary policy challenges, the role of qualitative and quantitative forward guidance since the Great Recession, and the recovery.
Labor market predominates again in deciphering extent of recovery
In this part, we will discuss Janet Yellen’s views on labor market slack, one of the “three broad questions” posed by the Fed Chair, the answers to which are likely to shape the future monetary policy.
Is simpler and more transparent regulation better for investors?
Over the course of his speech, Plosser provided several reasons why simplicity and transparency can enable markets to price risks in a more informed manner.
Why does Richard Fisher advocate for Delphic forward guidance?
In this article, we’ll discuss Fisher’s take on Delphic forward guidance. According to Fisher, Delphic forward guidance is more obscure and enigmatic.
Why the 7-year Treasury note auction shrugged off rising rates
Seven-year Treasury notes are announced monthly, usually in the third week of the month (on Thursday), and then auctioned the following week.
Is qualitative forward guidance better than no guidance at all?
At the recently concluded Federal Open Market Committee (or FOMC) meeting of the U.S. Federal Reserve, the Fed said it would remove the quantitative thresholds from its policy statement.
The Dallas Fed’s Richard Fisher shares key forward guidance
The Fed’s tapering of monthly asset purchases is expected to end this fall. Markets are closely watching for developments on the Fed front as to when the base rate might rise.