Tag Archives: Federal Reserve

UN Report Urges Fed to Suspend Interest Rate Hikes, Presses for ‘Public Spending’ Increases

By | October 4, 2022

The United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) has warned that the U.S. Federal Reserve’s interest rate hikes and the slew of other central banks raising rates, could pose harm to the global economy. UNCTAD calculated that for every Fed basis point rise, the economic output of wealthy countries declines by 0.5%, and for… Read More »

White House Defends Trillion-Dollar Stimulus While Jamie Dimon and Larry Summers Warn of Runaway Inflation

By | May 27, 2021

On Wednesday the White House defended President Joe Biden’s trillion-dollar spending proposals despite the criticism concerning rising inflation and low-interest rates. Inflation has risen at unprecedented levels in the U.S. and the average American’s purchasing power is growing less powerful. Now critics like JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon and American economist Larry Summers have blasted… Read More »

US Regulators Urgently Working on Joint Cryptocurrency Regulation: Fed’s Quarles Says It’s ‘High Priority’

By | May 26, 2021

U.S. government agencies are urgently working together on a joint regulatory framework for cryptocurrencies, Federal Reserve Vice Chair of Supervision Randal Quarles has confirmed. “We along with the OCC and the FDIC are engaged right now in what we are calling a sprint in seeking to pull together views on” crypto regulation. US Agencies Collaborating… Read More »

Data Suggests Fed’s MBS Operations and Wall Street Investors Behind Inflated US Real Estate Market

By | May 22, 2021

The Federal Reserve and America’s big banks have significantly inflated home prices across the U.S. according to a number of statistics. In many towns across the nation, home sales are facing bidding wars and certain regions are seeing property shortages. One report notes that homebuyers are bidding against “pension funds and Wall Street types,” as… Read More »

US Dollar Drops to a Three-Year Low, Greenback Could Dip 10% Lower, Fed Still Not Ready to Taper QE

By | May 20, 2021

America’s currency has been flirting with lows again, as the U.S. Dollar Index (DXY) dropped to a low of 89 on Tuesday and the following Thursday. This is the third time since April 2018, the DXY has been this weak, and some analysts think the currency could drop even lower. US Dollar ‘Is a Bit… Read More »