Fannie and Freddie were perceived to be low quality assets because their backing by the US govt was ...
posted 2017-04-19 23:04:57 in reply to Fed shrinkage and interest rates
posted 2017-04-19 15:15:21 in reply to Fed shrinkage and interest rates
Super interesting. Looks like the risks are rising again. Though maybe not as concentrated as they ...
posted 2017-04-18 00:49:37 in reply to global housing prices
posted 2017-04-18 00:47:58 in reply to (Another View on) The Slowdown in Lending: A Rorschach Test (OR family And friends loans?)
posted 2017-04-18 00:45:30 in reply to Transmission Mechanism of Monetary Policy
posted 2017-04-12 00:33:18 in reply to Transmission Mechanism of Monetary Policy
This one is pretty cut and dry. The Fed absolutely controls the rate in overnight lending by setting...
posted 2017-04-11 15:36:34 in reply to Does the Fed "control" short rates?
posted 2017-04-11 13:23:51 in reply to Revisiting S = I + (S-I)
The thing that sparked this was the way MMT advocates would say that private sector savings equalled...
posted 2017-04-11 12:27:46 in reply to Revisiting S = I + (S-I)
posted 2017-04-11 12:09:12 in reply to Federal Reserve