The intention of the second wave of quantitative easing by the Federal Reserve in November might be to boost the supply of credit and reinvigorate the US economy, but the money may end up chasing higher...
Barclays Capital’s December 2010 Global Outlook forecast for this year advises investors to buy commodities, credit and stay long-equities. Growth in 2011 is predicted to reach 4.5% as fears of a double-dip...
The Fed is loath to admit accommodative monetary policy contributed to the financial crisis.
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Analysis of the Dodd-Frank Act has so far focused mainly on the swap carve-out clause and requirements for central clearing. But section 165 on prudential standards also raises some difficult questions, writes Barry Schachter
Federal Reserve measures to boost economic growth pose the biggest risk to continued growth and to rational markets, says William Cunningham, global head of fixed income research at State Street.
All 209 Isda primary members could qualify as swap dealers under the Dodd-Frank Act, says CFTC chairman.
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