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Fienup: Federal Reserve actions diminish economic future

By   /  Friday, June 7th, 2019  /  East Ventura County, Latest news, Op/Eds, Opinion, Tri-County Economy  /  Comments Off on Fienup: Federal Reserve actions diminish economic future

By Matthew Fienup For years, we have been critical of Federal Reserve policy and the significant impacts that it is having on the U.S. economy. As we wrote in 2017, “U.S. monetary policy is among the greatest of internal risks to U.S. economic growth.” And in 2018, “Extraordinary policy experimentation undertaken by the Federal Reserve Read More →

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Kashkari: Fed needs new approach to monetary policy

By   /  Thursday, May 16th, 2019  /  Latest news, South Coast, Tri-County Economy  /  Comments Off on Kashkari: Fed needs new approach to monetary policy

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Dubroff: Economic factors make for uncertain forecasting in 2018

By   /  Friday, February 2nd, 2018  /  Columns, Latest news  /  Comments Off on Dubroff: Economic factors make for uncertain forecasting in 2018

Henry Dubroff

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Fed rate increase should help take risk out of financial markets

By   /  Friday, December 18th, 2015  /  Columns, Latest news  /  Comments Off on Fed rate increase should help take risk out of financial markets

The Federal Reserve’s decision to slowly begin the process of normalizing interest rates may not have all that much to do with the economy or inflation. The economy isn’t really overheated and any threat of inflation remains far off in the future. Parsing the Fedspeak of the Dec. 16 announcement that regulators are “reasonably confident” Read More →

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City National bank CEO heralds Fed decision to raise rates

By   /  Thursday, December 17th, 2015  /  Banking & Finance, Banking Industry, Latest news, Top Stories  /  Comments Off on City National bank CEO heralds Fed decision to raise rates

The Federal Reserve’s Dec. 16 decision to begin the long process of normalizing short-term interest rates got a thumbs up from one of Southern California’s most influential bankers. City National Bank CEO Russell Goldsmith heralded the decision to raise the benchmark short-term rate to 25 basis points from zero — the first rate hike in Read More →

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Measure of business inventory could dictate future of interest rates

By   /  Friday, October 9th, 2015  /  Latest news  /  Comments Off on Measure of business inventory could dictate future of interest rates

NEW YORK —  An often-overlooked measure of business inventories may hold a powerful clue to the future direction of interest rates, an influential Federal Reserve official said Oct. 9. Dennis Lockhard, president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, told a group of business journalists that his staff’s analysis of third quarter GDP has reported Read More →

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