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Nobel prize winner Stiglitz calls TPP 'outrageous'

Nobel prize winning economist Joseph Stiglitz says it's "absolutely wrong" for the U.S. to pass the trade deal known as the Trans-Pacific Partnership.<p>It will only help big corporations, not American citizens, he says.<p>"The advocates of trade said it was going to benefit everyone. The evidence is …

Fed Chair Janet Yellen speaks at Jackson Hole, Wyoming symposium

<i>Below is Fed Chair Janet Yellen's full speech at the central bank's annual Jackson Hole summit in Wyoming.</i><p><b>The Federal Reserve's Monetary Policy</b> …

Economics

FOMC Minutes: "Near-term risks to the domestic outlook had diminished"

With respect to the economic outlook and its implications for monetary policy, members continued to expect that, with gradual adjustments in the …

Two Fed rate hikes 'conceivable' in 2016, September in play: Lockhart | Reuters

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (Reuters) - The U.S. Federal Reserve could still raise interest rates twice this year, with a move in September a possibility, Atlanta Fed President Dennis Lockhart said on Tuesday.<p>Dennis Lockhart of the Atlanta Fed takes part in a panel convened to speak about the health of the …

Donald Trump

John Kay on helicopter money

John Kay has written the first in a series of posts on monetary policy, and he starts by trashing helicopter money. I also disagree that HM should be …

Does Fiscal Stimulus Work when Recessions Are Caused by Too Much Private Debt?

Does Fiscal Stimulus Work when Recessions Are Caused by Too Much Private Debt? Yuliya Demyanyk, Elena Loutskina, Daniel Murphy Cleveland Fed, …

Monetary Exhaustion Means Rising Gold Prices

As non-traditional monetary policies in advanced economies are likely to eclipse, investors will increasingly turn to gold to hedge their portfolios. …

Economist's View

Should economics be democratised?

In the continuing fallout from the Brexit vote comes a call to democratise economics. I tend to think about these issues by drawing an analogy …

FRB: FEDS Notes: Which Market Indicators Best Forecast Recessions?

Economists, staying true to their epithet as "dismal scientists," are seemingly in a perpetual state of worry over the risk that the economy may …

The Big Picture - Macro Perspective on the Capital Markets, Economy, Geopolitics, Technology, and Digital Media

Source: How Much<p>Read More<p><i>Investing While Distracted in the Trump Era There’s a lot of sturm und drang out there. The trick is putting it in</i> …

Guest Post by Alex Rodrigue: The Fed and Lehman

<i>The following is a guest contribution by Alex Rodrigue, a math and economics major at Haverford College and my fantastic summer research assistant.</i> …

Forecasting Interest Rates over the Long Run

Forecasting Interest Rates over the Long Run<br>Tobias Adrian, Richard Crump, Peter Diamond, and Rui Yu<br>Liberty Street Economics, JULY 18, 2016 In a …

FOMC Statement: No Change to Policy, Upgrade Economy, Risks "diminished"

Information received since the Federal Open Market Committee met in June indicates that the <b>labor market strengthened and that economic activity has</b> …

FOMC Preview: No Rate Hike, Possibly Preparing for September Rate Hike

The FOMC will meet on Tuesday and Wednesday, and no change to policy is expected.<p>There will no economic projections released at this meeting, and …

Economist's View

It is time to accept the fact that Brexit may never actually happen

Leaving the EU is so difficult, and the consequences are so economically damaging, that it may be easier for prime minister Theresa May's government to endlessly delay the process rather than to actually leave.<p>Morgan Stanley economists Jacob Nell and Melanie Baker published a fascinating note to …

Economist's View

Brexit Primary Contagion Channel - The Big Picture

Learning from Brexit - The Big Picture

The day we learned that the UK had voted slightly in favor of “Leave,” I wrote a column discussing <i>Eight Things to Know About the U.K. Vote</i>; that …

Brexit: I Think Paul Krugman Is Confused Here...

When we say 'uncertainty', what do we mean? The best answer I’ve gotten is that for a while, until things have shaken out, firms won’t be sure where …

20 Cognitive Biases - The Big Picture

FOMC Minutes: Concerns about slowing Labor Market, Brexit

<b>Almost all participants judged that the surprisingly weak May employment report increased their uncertainty about the outlook for the labor market</b>. …

Brexit happens. Have a plan, and stick to it. - The Big Picture

Brexit happens. Know your investment plan, and stick to it.<br>Barry Ritholtz <br>Washington Post, June 24 2016<p><b>Brexit! This is not a drill!</b><p>The klaxon horns …

Investing

Krugman and DeLong Are Right, Eurotimidity Must Be Defeated. Here Is How

photo: Images Money The Fiscal Money Group[1] From Eurotimidity to Euroaudacity A new proposal has come from a group of leading European economists …

Economist's View

Economist's View

Economist's View

Why Brexit Is So Bad for the Global Economy

The regulations and trade negotiations will be a nightmare to sort out, but the scariest part right now is the uncertainty.<p>Great Britain’s decision to extricate itself from the EU has consequences that are at once far-reaching and unknown. By Friday morning, no market was immune. Great Britain’s …

Great Britain