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Jay Powell, of all people, is haunted by the ghost of past monetary policy mistakes
Historic increase in monetary supply to fight Covid crisis will lead to higher consumer prices
Dovish comments from Federal Reserve chairman fail to halt increase in Treasury yields
Easy money and fiscal gridlock in Washington lead to populism
Bitcoin is on a tear. And this time, the hyper valuations might stick.
Central bank holds US rates at rock-bottom levels and promises continued aid to economy
Investors pushed into riskier assets as market eyes long economic recovery
Mike Mackenzie’s daily analysis of what’s moving global markets
Central bank ratchets up efforts to prevent eurozone slipping into deflationary spiral
Rally in risky assets has proven resilient, but path to full health remains rocky
A collapse in demand is reducing prices even as central banks print money
QE worked in 2008 and it will work again now, ideally alongside fiscal measures
Frazzled investors need to see governments step up and fiscally shield their economies
Short-term funding system used by companies comes under strain from coronavirus
What do you do when you’ve got no fire power left?
US central bank under pressure to boost economy and calm market tumult
Intervention would confirm moral hazard as defining market principle of post-crisis era
If Treasuries were more like cash, we wouldn’t have seen the mid-September spike – or the massive Fed balance sheet expansion that’s followed.