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    1. November 23, 2014

      Dallas Fed chief’s inflation concerns ease

      One of the US Federal Reserve’s longest-serving and most prominent hawks on monetary policy is sounding less hawkish as he...

    2. FT Alphaville

      October 29, 2014

      Highlights from the FOMC statement, 29 October 2014

      Full text here. The highlights: – Large scale asset purchases have ended, as expected (though remember that the Fed is still...

    1. October 10, 2014

      Things fall apart; the central clearing parties cannot hold

      Macro-prudential supervision is something of a Maginot line: it can be circumvented. Relying upon it to prevent financial...

    2. Gavyn Davies

      September 28, 2014

      Labour under-utilisation in America

      Much of the attention at the last policy meeting at the Federal Reserve was focused on the FOMC’s indication that interest...

    3. September 22, 2014

      Hawkish Plosser to stand down from Fed

      Charles Plosser, one of the US Federal Reserve’s most noted hawks on monetary policy, will step down in March 2015 as...

    4. FT Alphaville

      September 17, 2014

      FOMC statement for meeting of September 16-17, 2014

      A few quick takeaways: – The “considerable time” phrase stayed, as did “significant underutilization of labor resources.” –...

    5. July 29, 2014

      Talk is cheap, it’s action from the Fed that counts

      Two weeks ago, Short View was surprised that comments by Janet Yellen, Federal Reserve chair, had succeeded in blowing some...

    6. July 20, 2014

      Macropru is credit rationing by another name

      The process by which easy money boosts asset prices is implicitly understood by every homeowner. Lower monthly mortgage...

    7. Money Supply

      February 2, 2014

      Why emerging markets are unlikely to sway the Fed

      After the Reserve Bank of India’s Raghuram Rajan took the Fed and other developed country central banks to task this week...

    8. FT Alphaville

      January 15, 2014

      The updated FOMC dove-hawk spectrum

      Click to embiggen: The new spectrum applies after the January 28-29 meeting, Bernanke’s last as chair. The remaining vacant...

    9. October 23, 2013

      Fed taper will depend on economic data evidence

      With the economic effects of a government shutdown to worry about, the October meeting of the US Federal Reserve will most...

    10. FT Alphaville

      October 9, 2013

      Yellen! (But don't forget the other slots...)

      The WSJ reports Tuesday night that the White House plans to nominate Janet Yellen to replace Ben Bernanke as Fed chair on...

    11. FT Alphaville

      October 3, 2013

      The Closer

      FURTHER FURTHER READING - An excellent profile of Richard Fisher. - US shutdown stymies pig trading. - Why we won’t mint the...

    12. September 23, 2013

      US economy not ready for tapering, says Fed official

      One of the US Federal Reserve’s most senior officials talked down the health of the world’s largest economy on Monday,...

    13. Money Supply

      August 5, 2013

      Fisher and the 'prima donna' Fed race

      By James Politi in Washington Richard Fisher, president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas, is about as outspoken as it...

    14. Gavyn Davies

      June 28, 2013

      How the Fed lost control of short term interest rates

      The declines in the prices of bonds and many risk assets since the Fed’s policy announcements last week have followed a...

    15. The World

      June 25, 2013

      Smart Reads, June 25 2013

      ♦ Richard Fisher, president of the Dallas Federal Reserve, compared big investors to feral hogs who have unfavourably...

    16. FT Alphaville

      June 25, 2013

      The (early) Lunch Wrap

      Good morning New York, FT ALPHAVILLE Irish blood is boiling: It’s round-two of the Irish Independent’s release of the Anglo...

    17. FT Alphaville

      June 25, 2013

      The 6am Cut London

      Chinese stocks sank to a four-year low, pulling most other Asian markets lower as worries grew about the country’s tight...

    18. June 24, 2013

      Fisher urges Federal Reserve to stand firm over exit policy

      For Richard Fisher, president of the Dallas Federal Reserve and member of the Federal Open Market Committee, c entral...

    19. FT Alphaville

      June 24, 2013

      The Closer

      FURTHER FURTHER READING - Mankiw accidentally makes the case for higher taxes on the rich. - In summary, we are all...

    20. FT Alphaville

      June 24, 2013

      Neither cast ye your tapering before swine...

      Non-voting FOMC member Richard Fisher, getting weird with the FT: Richard Fisher, president of the Dallas Federal Reserve...

    21. June 24, 2013

      Fed fights back against ‘feral hogs’

      A top US central banker on Monday warned the “feral hogs” of financial markets against trying to force the Federal Reserve...

    22. June 2, 2013

      Hedge funds: Fighting the Fed

      Paul Singer does not like the US Federal Reserve. Nor is he shy about sharing his opinions on the Fed, its policies or its...

    23. November 27, 2012

      Euro fails to hold Greek debt deal gains

      The euro quickly gave up gains made after a deal was finally struck to overhaul Greece’s debt package and approve a further...

    24. Money Supply

      October 23, 2012

      Romney appointments & the Fed

      Binyamin Applebaum at the New York Times has a good piece today about who Mitt Romney might appoint as Federal Reserve...

    25. FT Alphaville

      September 21, 2012

      The 6am Cut London

      Spain bailout plan to be unveiled next Thursday: EU authorities are working behind the scenes to pave the way for a new...

    26. June 6, 2012

      Fed officials look to easing option

      The US can and should consider easing monetary policy again if risks to the economy materialise, said senior Federal Reserve...

    27. May 23, 2012

      Biggest US banks in senator’s sights

      Sherrod Brown has been feeling optimistic. The gruff-voiced senator from Ohio is trying to push a law through Congress that...

    28. March 9, 2012

      Fearful investors look to a world after QE

      This week in Texas, Dallas Federal Reserve President Richard Fisher voiced perplexity at the market’s obsession with...

    29. beyondbrics

      March 6, 2012

      Bond investors can't get enough of Mexico

      The lesson that doing your homework, and doing it well, pays off has been somewhat of a theme for Mexico this month. That...

    30. FT Alphaville

      March 5, 2012

      Further further reading

      For the commute home, - Late-breaking from the FT: Regulators consider Libor overhaul. - Morgan Stanley sticks to its...

    31. Money Supply

      January 27, 2012

      The week ahead in central banking

      Our week ahead email helps you track the most important events in central banking. To see all of our emails and alerts...

    32. January 12, 2012

      Transcripts show Fed wanted housing slowdown

      The US Federal Reserve fretted about a slowdown in housing in 2006, but never considered the possibility that it could cause...

    33. FT Alphaville

      January 12, 2012

      Fed releases inevitably cringe-worthy 2006 FOMC meeting transcripts

      This is always fun. The Twittersphere and other bloggers have understandably focused on some howlers exposing the Fed’s...

    34. FT Alphaville

      December 5, 2011

      The Fed hath spoken

      The Fed has been talking for some time about, er, how it talks. And writes. According to Fedwire, a move to more explicit...

    35. FT Alphaville

      December 2, 2011

      Fed officials downplay imminent easing

      Two Federal Reserve officials sought to play down market expectations that the central bank will move quickly to provide...

    36. Money Supply

      November 2, 2011

      FOMC statement: Evans dissents

      The FOMC statement is out. There was no policy change, but it shows that the number of dissenters has been cut from three to...

    37. November 2, 2011

      Fed signals changes to communication policy

      After the drama of its last two meetings, the US Federal Reserve kept things sedate in November – but it signalled that more...

    38. FT Alphaville

      September 28, 2011

      Fed sets forth to sell Operation Twist

      Federal Reserve officials have launched into a round of public speeches defending last week’s announcement of “Operation...

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