Federal Reserve

A question for Senator Ted Cruz

By |2018-12-20T20:32:39-08:00October 6th, 2015|Congress, Federal Reserve, Fiscal Policy, Monetary Policy, TIA|

We are about three weeks away from the next Republican candidates' debate, but I'm still stuck on one item from the last debate. Toward the end, the moderators cited a Treasury Department proposal to replace the image of Alexander Hamilton on the ten-dollar bill with that of a woman, and asked the candidates which woman they would choose for that [...]

Janet Yellen’s Dashboard

By |2018-12-20T21:53:01-08:00June 18th, 2014|Economic Indicators, Federal Reserve, Financial Institutions, Fiscal Policy, Monetary Policy|

Posted June 18, 2014 The Brookings Institute's Hutchins Center on Fiscal and Monetary Policy, a group providing independent and well-researched analysis of fiscal and monetary policy issues, released a cute new graphic that pretends to mimic Janet Yellen's economic dashboard. Every quarter, Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen and her Fed colleagues secretly evaluate various economic indicies to see where the [...]