Fed's Bullard Says He's Ready To Increase QE As Inflation Is 'Too Low'
St. Louis Fed Chief James Bullard spoke at the Levy Institute's Minsky Conference, explaining that inflation rates are too low and that the Fed has the power to do more, namely increase the rate of asset purchases, to avoid a Japan-like scenario.
IMF Warns Of 'Dangerous' Recovery As It Cuts U.S. And Global Growth Estimates
In its latest World Economic Outlook, the IMF cut the global and the U.S. growth estimate for this year. Warning of a dangerous and uneven economic recovery, they see Europe mired in recession and the emerging markets continuing to lead.
Economy Ready To Add More Than 88,000 Jobs A Month, But Watch Out For The Sequester
The disappointing March jobs report spooked many, yet risk assets have rallied in the face of continued easing by Bernanke's Federal Reserve. The jobs report may have overstated weakness in labor markets, but the sequester will begin to hurt in the second quarter.
Bernanke, Creating Resilient Communities
Speech at the "Resilience and Rebuilding for Low-Income Communities: Research to Inform Policy and Practice" Federal Reserve System Community Affairs Research Conference, Washington, D.C.
$1400 Gold Is a Bullish Signal Amid a Bearish Presidency
A falling gold price signals a stronger dollar and positive reversal back into the economy of the mind that propelled the U.S. to major heights in the ‘80s and ‘90s.
Bernanke, Financial and Economic Education
Speech at the 13th Annual Redefining Investment Strategy Education (RISE) Forum, Dayton, Ohio
Bernanke, Stress Testing Banks: What Have We Learned?
Speech at the Financial Markets Conference, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, Stone Mountain, Georgia
Bernanke, Monetary Policy and the Global Economy
Speech at the Department of Economics and STICERD (Suntory and Toyota International Centres for Economics and Related Disciplines) Public Discussion in Association with the Bank of England, London School of Economics, London, United Kingdom