Chris Isidore Archive

Re: The Fed’s dual mandate

[Skip to the end] (an email exchange) On Thu, Jun 12, 2008 at 7:21 PM, Russell wrote: > The mainstream economists now saying inflation is here to stay. Wow. Yes, and note this: Get used to high prices by Chris Isidore (CNNMoney.com)But most economists don’t expect the Fed to raise interest rates ...Read More

CNNMoney.com: Dallas Fed President: Inflation, not recession, is No. 1 woe – Mar. 4, 2008

Yes, Fisher is on record as the lead inflation hawk. If he’s right and it turns out Bernanke cut rates into a 70’s style inflation Fisher has to be a leading candidate for Fed Chairman. Much like when Volcker replace Miller in 1979. And Kohn gets passed over a second time, this ...Read More