Monthly Archives: April 2013

Federal Reserve’s Inflation Target And Post-Crisis Recovery

By Chandrashekar (Chandra) Tamirisa, (On Twitter) @c_tamirisa The Federal Reserve is mismanaging the economic recovery. Comparing past recoveries with the current episode, The Wall Street Journal in an opinion article titled Growth Deficit writes that during previous recoveries the US … Continue reading

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You Ain’t Seen Nothin’ Yet: The Financial Crises Yet To Come

By Chandrashekar (Chandra) Tamirisa, (On Twitter) @c_tamirisa In a second New York Times article Carmen Reinhart and Kenneth Rogoff (RR) have gracefully acknowledged their error and defended themselves from their critics. At issue was their empirical analysis relating debt and … Continue reading

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The Boston Marathon Bombings

By Chandrashekar (Chandra) Tamirisa, (On Twitter) @c_tamirisa Replete with symbolism, 2 brothers, aboriginal Caucasians, had killed 3 and injured more than 180 in Boston, Massachusetts on April 15, 2013 after detonating crude pressure cooker bombs packed in backpacks. On Patriots’ … Continue reading

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Federal Reserve Selectively Releases Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) Meeting Minutes Early

By Chandrashekar (Chandra) Tamirisa, (On Twitter) @c_tamirisa Financial Times reported that the Federal Reserve’s Special Assistant to the Board Members, a Mr Brian Gross, has accidentally released the minutes of the Federal Open Market Committee’s (FOMC) March meeting a day … Continue reading

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How And Why Stocks Are Being Stoked By The Fed

By Chandrashekar (Chandra) Tamirisa, (On Twitter) @c_tamirisa Rise in equity prices in US on lower than normal trading volumes and flight from Europe and Japan to the safety of the relatively higher yielding US bond markets, US index funds and … Continue reading

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Forecasting Fed Policy On QE 3

By Chandrashekar (Chandra) Tamirisa, (On Twitter) @c_tamirisa The Federal Reserve appears to have telegraphed its thinking on its third round of Quantitative Easing, QE3, in the recent remarks of Fed Vice Chair Janet Yellen and San Francisco Fed president John … Continue reading

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$32 Trillion In Offshore Wealth

By Chandrashekar (Chandra) Tamirisa, (On Twitter) @c_tamirisa The purpose of this article is to provide readers with direct access to a report done for the Tax Justice Network by former Chief Economist of McKinsey and Company James Henry about offshore … Continue reading

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