Kansas City Fed President Concerned About Financial Stability

May 30th, 2014 5:27 am | by John Jansen |

Some headlines from comments made by Kansas City Fed President Esther George. She is a bit hawkish as she is concerned (as well she should be) that keeping rate too low for too long will encourage excessive and imprudent risk taking.

30-May-2014 10:10 – U.S. FED’S GEORGE: FED SHOULD RAISE RATES ‘SHORTLY
AFTER’ END OF BOND-BUYING
30-May-2014 10:10 – GEORGE: LIKELY APPROPRIATE TO RAISE RATES FASTER
THAN MOST AT FED NOW EXPECT
30-May-2014 10:10 – GEORGE: KEEPING RATES LOW EVEN AFTER RECOVERY IS
COMPLETE SETS STAGE FOR MORE RISK-TAKING
30-May-2014 10:10 – GEORGE: FED’S RATE HIKES COULD CAUSE FINANCIAL
MARKET VOLATILITY
30-May-2014 10:10 – GEORGE: FED WILL NEED TO RESIST PRESSURE TO BACK
AWAY FROM RATE HIKES
U.S. Fed’s George says open to big balance sheet – RTRS
30-May-2014 10:55

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