Posts tagged ‘Federal Reserve’

I Want to Hold Your Hand: Forward Guidance & the Power of Central Bankers



Oh yeah, I’ll tell you something I think you’ll understand When I say that something I want to hold your hand -          “I Want to Hold Your Hand,” The Beatles Hand-holding is getting to be very popular with the world’s major central banks. Effectively constrained by zero or…

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Tiptoe through the Taper – A Novelty Song by ‘Big Ben’ Bernanke



Several Fed presidents, and “Big Ben” Bernanke himself, have been spending the last week or so trying to convince markets that their program of quantitative easing isn’t on the immediate chopping block and that any eventual tapering would be contingent on continued economic…

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