Tag: Fed policy

Capital and Risk, Liquidity

US Dollar, Japanese Yen May Rise if Fed Policy Destabilizes CLO Market

September 29, 2021

Via: DailyFX

After the market implosion in March 2020, the cost of credit briefly spiked across the financial universe as a reflection of the increased risk facing debt holders. However, aggressive Fed policy in the form of multi-trillion dollar bond purchases pressured […]

Capital and Risk, Liquidity

Fed Is Likely to Leave Rates Alone, and Markets Wonder What’s Next

December 11, 2019

Via: The New York Times

WASHINGTON — The Federal Reserve is expected to leave interest rates unchanged at its final meeting of the year on Wednesday as officials wait to see how the economy fares after they cut rate three times in 2019. The Fed […]

Capital and Risk, Macroeconomic

The Fed can’t stop a market meltdown, warns forecaster who called the 2008 housing bust

July 23, 2019

Via: Market Watch

The positives for this stock market are inching out of the woodwork. A “real compromise” on the U.S. debt ceiling, which many saw as a black swan for markets this autumn, plus a report that D.C. trade reps will head […]

Capital and Risk, Macroeconomic

Trump’s attacks on Jerome Powell are justified, market researcher says

October 25, 2018


President Donald Trump’s verbal assaults on Fed Chairman Jerome Powell are justified, according to veteran market researcher James Bianco. The Bianco Research president believes Fed policy is leading the economy down a dangerous path with an interest rate-hike policy that’s […]


Favorite to be next Fed chair believes central bank is a ‘slave’ to the stock market

October 2, 2017


Kevin Warsh, the favorite to be the next chairman of the U.S. Federal Reserve, apparently believes the central bank has become a servant to the stock market after years of loose monetary policy. Uber-bear Albert Edwards, an economist at Societe […]