Fed Expands Asset Purchases to Boost Markets
“We are now in QE infinity, again,” a CIO says after the Fed announced unlimited asset purchases in response to the coronavirus crisis.
Fed Repurchases Debt Amid Overnight Rate Jump
The repo operation, the Fed's first since the Great Recession, came after the benchmark federal funds rate rose to the top of its target range.
Is More Quantitative Easing in Sight?
Good news: U.S. banks' funding costs are falling. Bad news: the European Central Bank prepares to make new asset purchases.
Will Trump’s Attempt to Manipulate Monetary Policy Backfire?
When politicians start chiming in on monetary policy, they actually can torpedo sensible policy: opinion.
Dollars, Deficits, and “Duh” in Davos
Under current U.S. fiscal policy, federal budget deficits are doomed to continue racing upward with no end in sight, investment consultant says.
ECB Ramps Up Stimulus With More Asset Buys
Mario Draghi announces stronger than expected measures to awaken the eurozone from its economic slumber.
Eurozone Growth Slows for 2nd Straight Month
Markit's purchasing managers index for February increases the odds that the European Central Bank will impose more stimulus measures in March.
European Central Bank May Expand Stimulus
The bank could step up its $1 trillion bond buying program with inflation still stubbornly below its 2% target.
Fed Official Criticizes Post-Crisis Policies
The St. Louis Fed's vice president says zero interest rates, forward guidance and QE have done little to stimulate the economy.
China Says No QE Needed
The People's Bank of China said existing policy tools would allow it to "maintain an appropriate level in liquidity."