Should the United States Abandon the Federal Reserve System?

About the Author: Mr. Conrad is a retired college Economics Instructor who is hoping to remove a lot of the confusion, misunderstandings, and myths that surround contemporary economic thinking. The Federal Reserve gives us the freedom to buy things now that we would otherwise have to wait for. In looking at the Federal Reserve, it is important to More...

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By David Duncan On Monday, February 27th, 2017

Brazil Central Bank Signals a More Accomodative Stance

Last week, the Copum, Brazil’s monetary policy committee, voted unanimously to cut interest rates in the country for the second consecutive time. The benchmark now stands at 12.25% after the 75 bps cut. Brazil’s More...

By Benjamin Comston On Friday, February 24th, 2017

Janet’s Choice: Are Rule Based Monetary Policies Still Relevant?

Janet Yellen has increasingly switched her tone of late and is appearing to be far more hawkish on setting short-term interest rates than she had in the past. She has recently suggested that monetary policy was More...

China currency
By Victoria Lynden On Monday, January 9th, 2017

Foreign currency reserves of China declined in December to 6-year low

Foreign currency reserves of China declined to near six-year low in December but remained above the critical level of 3 trillion USD, against the attempts of the authorities to stabilize the national currency. In More...

Turkey Lira
By Viliyana Filipova On Wednesday, January 4th, 2017

Turkey will probably raise interest rates

It is only the second trading day of 2017, but the Turkish stocks are already experiencing bad year. The Turkish lira registered the largest decline of all major international currencies after last month inflation More...

Personal deposits
By Victoria Lynden On Thursday, December 29th, 2016

Personal deposits in UK grew by 4.8% yoy in November

British accumulate savings, preparing for economic uncertainty. The personal deposits in UK grew by 4.8% yoy in November, according to a study of the British Banking Association. In the period January-November 2016, More...

By Joshua Jadon On Thursday, December 22nd, 2016

Bank of Spain expect steady GDP growth at the end of the year

The Spanish economy probably maintained its pace of growth in the last quarter, supported by active job creation, releases the latest forecast of the central bank. According to the institution the GDP growth will More...

Thailand holds key interest
By Viliyana Filipova On Wednesday, December 21st, 2016

Thailand holds key interest rate for 13th consecutive session

Thailand holds key interest rate for already 13th consecutive session. So the central bank relies on the stability of the prospect of higher US interest rates that prevailed in Asian currencies and worsen the prospects More...

By Victoria Lynden On Tuesday, December 20th, 2016

Turkish Central Bank remained key interest rates unchanged

Turkish Central Bank remained key interest rates unchanged at its meeting on Tuesday and surprised economists, who had expected an increase. Meanwhile, the Turkish lira remained under pressure against the US dollar More...

Shadow banking in China
By Viliyana Filipova On Saturday, December 17th, 2016

Shadow banking in China continues to grow in November

Shadow banking in China continues to grow at a time, when the Chinese authorities seek to restrict lending, which is at such high levels that threaten the stability of the financial sector. The shadow banking reached More...

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