Posts Tagged ‘ben bernanke’

US inflation rise is nothing to be scared of – so why is the Fed so hawkish?

Saturday, August 12th, 2017

Commenting on the latest inflation data from the US, Michael Baxter, Economics Commentator at The Share Centre said: (more…)

Why Fed’s Change of Plans Doesn’t Mean a Change in the Stock Market

Monday, December 23rd, 2013

Is it an early Christmas present or a really early April Fools’ Day trick?

In a somewhat surprise move, the Federal Reserve decided the U.S. economy was doing well enough (more…)

US Federal Reserve launches the History Web Gateway

Friday, December 6th, 2013

The Federal Reserve on Friday launched the History Web Gateway, a new online resource with biographies, images, and essays on key events in the Fed's 100-year history. (more…)

US Federal Reserve announces open-ended stimulus

Friday, September 14th, 2012

The Dow Jones soared and demand for mortgage backed securities leapt yesterday in response to the Fed chairman’s announcement of a new open ended stimulus for the US economy.

This third round of quantitative easing, long expected and dubbed QE3, came with no end date so as to reassure the markets (more…)

Ben Bernanke’s Jackson Hole speech awaited nervously

Friday, August 26th, 2011

Ben Bernanke’s keynote speech at the annual symposium of central bankers in Jackson Hole at 3pm today UK time will be combed through for the answer as to whether or not he is gearing up for a new round of quantitative easing, aka QE3. (more…)

Two hot Forex tips yesterday, but all eyes on Bernanke today

Friday, August 26th, 2011

Mike Paterson’s daily Forex brief

I've written before, not least yesterday, about the Teflon-coated Euro and why simply, demand exceeds supply and therefore despite what anyone thinks on the Eurozone (more…)

Bearish comments from both sides of the Atlantic

Thursday, July 22nd, 2010

Ben Bernanke, the US Federal Reserve (Fed) chairman, and Spencer Dale, Executive Director and Chief Economist of the Bank of England, have both given the markets food for thought.

Ban Bernanke, giving his half yearly assessment of the economy to the US Congress, (more…)

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