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Chief economist update: A tiny bug takes down the largest economy
BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 31 JUL 2020
... experiencing rising infections. A fact not lost on US Fed chair Jerome Powell. At a press conference following the 28-29 July FOMC meeting, Powell declared: "We have seen some signs in recent weeks that the increase in virus cases and the renewed measures ...
Chief economist update: The power of money (and a cure)
BENJAMIN ONG  |  WEDNESDAY, 17 JUN 2020
... services pointed the finger on the Fed's gloomy outlook for the US economy (declared at the conclusion of its 9-10 June FOMC meeting) and the increasing likelihood of a second wave in America. I defended the Fed back then . Don't blame the Fed... ...
Chief economist update: The second wave
BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 12 JUN 2020
... services point the finger on the Fed's gloomy outlook for the US economy (declared at the conclusion of its 9-10 June FOMC meeting) and the increasing likelihood of a second wave in America. Don't blame the Fed... Sure, the Fed has painted a ...
US GDP to contract 6.5%: Fed
ELIZA BAVIN  |  THURSDAY, 11 JUN 2020
... and the December quarter 2018 is that then the Fed was on a tightening tack." Miller said the Fed's statement suggests the FOMC is not only of a mind to keep rates lower but use other tools such as QE and yield curve control to potentially run the economy ...
Chief economist update: Don't fight the Fed
BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 11 JUN 2020
... to 2022. As expected, the US Federal Reserve left the fed funds rate target at 0-0.25% at the conclusion of its 9-10 June FOMC meeting, repeated their commitment "to using its full range of tools to support the U.S. economy ... until it is confident ...
Fed buys up BlackRock ETFs
ELIZA BAVIN  |  WEDNESDAY, 3 JUN 2020
... debt-buying programs, but said it will not charge management fees on the ETFs it buys on behalf of the central bank. In the FOMC Minutes, the Fed said corporate bonds had been performing well since it announced its purchase plans. "Corporate bond spreads ...
Chief economist update: No escaping the inverted yield curve
BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 4 MAY 2020
... yield curve positive around October of that year and continued to steepen. So much so that by the Fed's December 2019 FOMC meeting, Chairman Jerome Powell was waxing optimistic, "Our economic outlook remains a favourable one despite global developments ...
Chief economist update: Lock us down Scotty!
BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 24 MAR 2020
... facilities to support corporate markets." These after a 150 basis point cut in interest rates before its scheduled 17-18 FOMC meeting (which was cancelled). In Australia, the RBA's rate cuts on March 3 and March 19 - the official cash rate is now ...
Chief economist update: The corona crash of 2020
BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 13 MAR 2020
... help address "highly unusual disruptions" in Treasury market amid coronavirus outbreak , ahead of its scheduled 17-18 March FOMC meeting, where it's expected to cut interest rates again. The Bank of Canada (BOC) cuts its benchmark interest rates ...
Chief economist update: Wall Street sneezes
BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 27 FEB 2020
... bull market by delivering another 25 bps hike in the fed funds rate to 2.25%-2.50% at the conclusion of its 18-19 December FOMC meeting. Some would claim that the deleterious impact of the coronavirus on the globe is worse than at the height of the tariff ...
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