Category Archives: Monetary Policy

Is there a storm coming?

Anyone who has spent some time in a sailboat will have an appreciation for the ‘calm before the storm’. ¬†It is a brief moment that is simultaneously peaceful and unsettling; there is no mistaking it. Everything slows down and the … Continue reading

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Money for Nothing – Watch this movie!

This is a movie every person should watch to get a better understanding of what the Federal Reserve is, the history behind it and the folks that drive monetary policy under its mandate to manage inflation and the unemployment rate. … Continue reading

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The Fed Continues Monetary Policy of ‘Accommodation’

The Federal Reserve has just announced that it will continue its policy of purchasing $85 billion worth of mortgage backed securities and Treasury securities each month. ¬†Perhaps I was too optimistic but I was expecting the Fed to announce the … Continue reading

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