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Federal Reserve – Mind the Cap

Federal Reserve – Mind the Cap

Federal Reserve Mind the Cap by Danielle DiMartino Something is rotten in the state of U.S. monetary policy. This Wednesday will likely mark the beginning of the first rate-hiking cycle since the last one began nearly 12 ago. The “yield curve” […]

As Predicted, Baltimore Jury Refuses To Convict Cop

As Predicted, Baltimore Jury Refuses To Convict Cop

Baltimore Two Legal Issues Present Almost Insurmountable Barriers WASHINGTON, D.C. (December 16, 2015): As public interest law professor John Banzhaf predicted months ago, a jury has refused to convict a Baltimore police officer of homicide for allegedly killing Freddie Gray. […]

After 9 years the Fed finally raised interest rates. Fed Chair Yellen took the historic step after her predecessor, Ben Bernanke, lowered rates to 0% during the depths of the 2008 global financial crisis.

Redacted Version Of The December 2015 FOMC Statement

Redacted Version Of The December 2015 FOMC Statement by David Merkel, The Aleph Blog October 2015 December 2015 Comments Information received since the FOMC met in September suggests that economic activity has been expanding at a moderate pace. Information received […]

Predicting Chinese Stock Market Crashes

Predicting Chinese Stock Market Crashes

Predicting Chinese Stock Market Crashes Sebastien Lleo NEOMA Business School William T. Ziemba University of British Columbia (UBC) – Sauder School of Business December 1, 2015 Abstract: Predicting stock market crashes has been a focus of interest for both researchers […]