Tag Archives: interest rates

How the US Fed Tries to Discipline Trump

The Fed’s current interest rate increases are to tamp down the possibly very dangerous effects of fiscal recklessness during a time of a booming U.S. economy.

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Economic Reason Returning to Turkey?

The surprisingly strong interest rate hike in Turkey makes a recession even more likely.

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Turkey’s Next Challenge: How Bad Can Inflation Get?

How Turkey’s central bank plans to regain market confidence that it will eventually hit its 5% inflation target again remains a mystery.

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Fed Needs to Rethink How to Tighten Monetary Policy

The Federal Reserve going about the process of tightening in the wrong way could have severe global repercussions.

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The U.S. Fed and the Seven-Year Itch

The peculiar logic of raising interest rates because you pre-announced it

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Why the Fed Should Start Tightening

If the Fed wants to wait for economic circumstances that are perfectly balanced for a rate rise, that day might never come.

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Truly a New Economic Order

How to operate in a world shaped by a cost crash and a demand lull?

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Ben Bernanke, the Law Breaker? The Fed’s “Other” Rate Dilemma

A look at the unconventional policy measures of the Federal Reserve.

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Germany Vs. Greece: Behind the Headlines

Germany’s actual position on Greece.

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Should China Deregulate Finance?

Why is it in the world’s best interest for China to go slow on deregulating its financial system?

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