Setup News Ticker
Searching for 'Funds Did'. (Return)

Yahoo BusinessNov 20, 2019
Fed Throws the Kitchen Sink at Short Rates and Still Struggles
(Bloomberg Opinion) -- "I think we have it under control."That's what Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell said when lawmakers in Washington asked him last week about the mid-September turmoil in short-term funding markets. New York Fed President John Williams said something similar on Tuesday. If Powell didn't sound entirely sure, it's for good reason — the Federal Open Market Committee apparently isn't, either. Minutes of the FOMC's October meeting released on Wednesday showed that officials are puzzled about how to best regain their handle on short-term interest rates. According to the minutes, policy makers were presented with two possible options: either frequent repo operations like the past two months, or establishing a standing fixed-rate facility.Fed officials hemmed and hawed:"Many participants noted that, once an ample supply of reserves is firmly established, there might be little need for a standing repo facility or for frequent repo operations. Some of these participants indicated that a basic principle in implementing an ample-reserves framework is to maintain reserves on an ongoing basis at levels that would obviate the need for open market operations to address pressures in funding markets in all but exceptional circumstances. Many participants remarked, however, that even in an environment with ample reserves, a standing facility could serve as a useful backstop to support control of the federal funds rate in the event of outsized shocks to the system.… A couple of other participants sugg
TrumpChina Apple Kong bill Hong
tradedeal US-China year China report
KongHong bill Trump trade deal
dealtrade Black Friday US-China Best
stocktrade deal Market US-China report
Stockstrade deal US-China report &
Chinatrade US-China deal Trump Kong
HongKong bill Trump trade deal
earningsCall Transcript Q3 Edited conference
AppleTrump Texas billion plant tariffs

Top News (Business News)
Accounting Today
AdWeek News
Banking Business Review
Barron's This Week Magazine
Barron's Up and Down Wall Street Daily
Brad Ideas
Chicago Tribune Business News
CNBC Business
CNBC Economy
CNBC Finance
CNN/Money Real Estate News Analysis Indicators
Enterprise Application News
Forbes Headlines
Forbes Social Media News - China, Economy & Trade - Financial Markets - Hedge Funds - Telecoms - US
Google Business News
Google Market News
HBS Working Knowledge
INSEAD Knowledge
International Tax Review
L.S. Starrett News
MarketWatch Breaking News
MarketWatch MarketPulse
McKinsey Quarterly Business
Nielsen Trends
NonProfit Times
NPR Topics: Business
NYTimes Business
Private Equity Breaking News
Reuters Business
Reuters Company News
Reuters Money Updates: News Digest
Tax Policy News
The Economist International News
The Motley Fool
USA Today Money
Wall Street Journal US Business
Wall Street Transcript
Washington Post Business
WSJ Asia
WSJ Europe
WSJ MoneyBeat
WSJ Opinion
WSJ World Markets
Yahoo Business
  • CEOExpress
  • 1 Boston Place | Suite 2600
    Boston MA 02108
  • 617 482 1200
    617 299 8649 (fax)
  • Contact
  • As an Amazon Associate
    CEOExpress earns from
    qualifying purchases.

©1999-2019 CEOExpress Company LLC