Posts Tagged ‘fiscal policy’

Federal Reserve walking policy tightrope

by Published: August 10,2010

Tags: economy, Federal Reserve, fiscal policy, interest rates

WASHINGTON — Federal Reserve policymakers are pondering ways to jump-start the economic recovery. The trick: making sure whatever they do or say doesn’t rattle Wall Street. U.S. stocks closed higher yesterday as investors anticipated reassuring words or action today by the chairman of the country’s central bank, Ben Bernanke and his colleagues on the Federal […] [...]

Bullard gives update on regulatory reform debate

by Published: April 16,2010

Tags: Fed, fiscal policy, monetary policy

In remarks April 15 to the 19th Annual Hyman P. Minsky Conference, St. Louis Fed president James Bullard assessed the state of the regulatory reform debate. In his presentation, “Containing Risk in the New Global Financial Landscape,” Bullard said, “As the nation’s lender of last resort, the Fed will be at the center of managing […] [...]

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