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In the wake of its recent crisis, the Fed boosts repo operations to calm lending worries before the new year
The expansions arrive as banks look to prove liquidity in end-of-year tests, likely reining in free cash and pulling the key lending rate higher.
"Today we see something very different and far more sinister. Nihilistic forces are dismantling policies to protect our air, water, and climate."
The central bank signaled it saw little need for further rate cuts, even against a backdrop of cooling global growth and ongoing trade disputes.
The two entities' activities represent structural issues in the lending market and suggest the spike was not a one-off blunder, the report said.
Former Federal Reserve Chairman Paul Volcker has died. Volcker helped to rein in the US's persistent inflation problem and reset the economy.
Even with hundreds of billions of dollars in new liquidity created out of thin air, it's too soon for the Fed to signal a clear coast for repo markets.
US unemployment is the lowest in 50 years. Here’s why Wall Street thinks that’s actually a bad thing.
Low unemployment adds pressure to the Federal Reserve to raise interest rates, turning bonds into a more appealing investment compared to stocks.
Treasury Sec. Steven Mnuchin is working with the Federal Reserve to curtail another repo rate crisis, report says
Mnuchin told the House that he and Fed Chair Jerome Powell met multiple times to discuss liquidity concerns ahead of year-end reserve obligations.
Corporate America’s debt load is nearing $10 trillion, a record 47% of the overall economy — and experts around the world are sounding the...
Experts are specifically warning that a buildup of BBB-rated debt could be vulnerable to downgrades during an economic slowdown.
The Wall Street juggernaut sees growth stabilizing. And, as a result, the firm expects "decent risky asset returns."