Posts Tagged ‘policy’

The Only Constant Growth is Seen in the Fed’s Balance Sheet

by Christopher Lemieuxon December 17, 2013 5:04 pm BST
Prior to starting the quantitative easing program in order to stop the financial hemorrhaging in 2009, the Federal Reserve’s balance sheet was roughly $800 billion. In September 2012, the balance sheet increased to $2.82 trillion. Now, in the wake of asset-bubbles, the Federal Reserve’s balance sheet expanded to $3.99 trillion on a full-out Keynesian blitzkrieg […]

Draghi Sees Euro-Area Recovery Fostered by ECB Policy, Reforms

by Forex Rooton December 18, 2012 8:05 am BST
European Central Bank President Mario Draghi said ECB policies and governance reforms in the euro area have revived confidence that will help foster a gradual economic recovery in the second half of next year. A commitment in July to preserve the euro at any cost and the establishment of a single banking supervisor have improved […]

BOJ seen defying easing calls as political pressure heats up

by on November 19, 2012 9:03 pm BST
Mon Nov 19, 2012 4:03pm EST * Outcome expected around 0330-0530 GMT * Likely next PM calls for bolder central bank action* Markets to see how BOJ responds to independence concerns* Comments from governor's briefing seen after 0715 GMT* Markets betting on Dec easing, BOJ weighing optionsBy Leika KiharaTOKYO, Nov 20 (Reuters) - The Bank of

Cazalot takes over as API chair

by on November 14, 2012 9:03 pm BST
Cazalot will succeed Chevron chief executive John Watson in the one-year term starting 1 January."His vision, experience and drive will be major assets in API's public policy work in the coming year," API chief executive Jack Gerard said in a statement.Cazalot started his career at Marathon in 2000