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U.S. Inflation: The Barrier to Interest Rate Hikes

U.S. Inflation: The Barrier to Interest Rate Hikes

Evan Lefkovitz ’16 After the 2008 recession, the Federal Reserve Board, in an effort to combat disinflation, instituted a series of quantitative easing measures through the purchase of mortgage-backed and… Read more »

Fed Maintains Tapering Pace, But Will Keep Interests Rates Low

Fed Maintains Tapering Pace, But Will Keep Interests Rates Low

By Robert “R.J.” Raglin ’16 The Federal Open Market Committee announced after its meeting on Wednesday that it will continue to taper quantitative easing by another $10 billion, reducing its… Read more »

Fed Releases Minutes Early to Staffers and Top Banks

Fed Releases Minutes Early to Staffers and Top Banks

Written by Allen Lee ’16 The Federal Reserve accidentally emailed minutes of the March 20-21 meeting almost a day early, revealing the discussions among Fed officials to top Wall Street… Read more »

Deflation and Conspiracies – Professor Collum

Deflation and Conspiracies – Professor Collum

Cornell Current had its first ever guest lecturer at this past Sunday’s meeting. Professor David Collum spoke to club members on numerous topics, ranging from political economics to conspiracy theories…. Read more »

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