Speeches Archive

Tea party address

[Skip to the end] Warren Mosler speaks in Quincy, Part I         Warren Mosler speaks in Quincy, Part II [top] ...Read More

Bernanke speech

[Skip to the end] Chairman Ben S. Bernanke- At the Stamp Lecture, London School of Economics, London, England Jan 13, 2009 The Crisis and Policy Response (Some text omitted) Heightened systemic risks, falling asset values, and tightening credit have in turn taken a heavy toll on business and consumer confidence and precipitated ...Read More

Bernanke on the swap lines

[Skip to the end] Last week’s swap line number reported by the Fed was down to $521 billion from $608 billion. While still a very large number, it is coming down, and hopefully will continue to do so. However, the continued fall in commodities prices, particularly crude oil, means dollars are ‘harder ...Read More

Re: Kohn to ROW- You hike, not us (today’s speech)

[Skip to the end] (an interoffice email) On Thu, Jun 26, 2008 at 7:48 AM, Karim wrote: >    >    >    Global Economic Integration and Decoupling Vice Chairman Donald L. Kohn At the International Research Forum on Monetary Policy, Frankfurt, Germany June 26, 2008 For the moment, higher headline rates of inflation have ...Read More

Another look at Kohn’s June 11th speech

[Skip to the end] This still reads hawkish to me: The results of such exercises imply that, over recent history, a sharp jump in oil prices appears to have had only modest effects on the future rate of inflation. This result likely reflects two factors. First, commodities like oil represent only a ...Read More

Comments on Bernanke speech

Although economic growth slowed in the fourth quarter of last year from the third quarter’s rapid clip, it seems nonetheless, as best we can tell, to have continued at a moderate pace. Q4 GDP seen as ‘moderate’ – that is substantially better than initial expectations of several weeks ago. Recently, however, incoming ...Read More