Monetary Policy

  1. How Do Negative Interest Rates Work?

    There is a lot of confusion surrounding negative interest rates. Matt breaks it down ...
  2. El-Erian: Low Rates Lead to Excessive Risk-Taking

    Mohamed El-Erian, chief economic advisor for Allianz, believes low interest rates ...
  3. The Keynesian Put: New Support For Asset Prices

    Bank of America Merrill Lynch analysts suggest fiscal policy is likely to take over ...
  4. How Negative Interest Rates Can Affect Currencies

    Analyze the relationship between interest rates and currency devaluation. Examine ...
  5. Should Central Banks Be Independent?

    Find out why more and more experts are calling for an end to central bank independence, ...
  6. Alan Greenspan: Gold Is Safest Store of Value ...

    Alan Greenspan is sounding the alarm on out-of-control entitlements and inflation. ...
  1. Why China Is Buying Gold at a Rapid Pace (BCS)

    The People's Bank of China has been buying up extra gold reserves at a breakneck ...
  2. Credit Suisse Doesn't Rule Out Negative Interest ...

    Credit Suisse issued a note arguing that the Bank of England might be forced to introduce ...
  3. Why Negative Interest Rates Are Not Working

    Find out why negative interest rate policies are failing because bond buyers do not ...
  4. 2 Reasons Why the Stock Market Leads the Economy

    Pay attention to how economic strength can follow a sustained stock market advance ...
  5. The True Value of Gold, If You Are Rich (GLRE)

    Discover why wealthy investors should consider converting part of their portfolios ...
  6. Is the ECB Failing as a Central Bank?

    Deutsche Bank claims that the European Central Bank has failed. Discover the reasons ...
  1. Economics Basics

    Learn economics principles such as the relationship of supply and demand, elasticity, ...
  2. The Federal Reserve

    Few organizations can move the market like the Federal Reserve. As an investor, it's ...
  1. What is the relationship between inflation and interest rates?

    Inflation and interest rates are linked, and frequently referenced in macroeconomics. Inflation refers to the rate at which ...
  2. What's the difference between microeconomics and macroeconomics?

    Microeconomics is generally the study of individuals and business decisions, macroeconomics looks at higher up country and ...
  3. Do lower interest rates increase investment spending?

    Learn how the Federal Reserve Board uses monetary policy and the federal funds rate to influence long-term interest rates ...
  4. Who decides to print money in Russia?

    Read about the Central Bank of the Russian Federation, its organizational structure and the role it plays in setting the ...
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