Paul-Martin Foss

Daily Money & Banking News Update: 3/13/2017

  1. Fed May Not “Pull Any Punches” in Policy Statement (MarketWatch)
  2. Blizzard Likely Won’t Delay Fed From Raising Rates (MarketWatch)
  3. Atlanta Fed Taps Bostic as New President (MarketWatch)
  4. After Bharara, What to Expect on Wall Street Enforcement (MarketWatch)
  5. Don’t Bet on a Bitcoin ETF Happening Soon, Analysts Say (MarketWatch)
  6. At the Fed, Spring Comes Early With Return to New “Normal” (Reuters)
  7. Blackstone Picks Luxembourg for EU Base (Reuters)
  8. Treasury’s Mnuchin to “Push Hard” for US Interests at G20: Official (Reuters)
  9. Trump Wants Faster Growth. The Fed Isn’t So Sure (CNBC)
  10. Atlanta Federal Reserve Bank Picks Raphael Bostic to Succeed Dennis Lockhart as New President and CEO (CNBC)
  11. Bitcoin Shrugs Off Rejection by US Regulators (CNBC)
  12. Chinese Banks’ Latest Funding Trick Gets Scrutiny It Deserves (Wall Street Journal)
  13. US Treasury Secretary to Push G20 on Currency Vows and Trade Policies (Wall Street Journal)

Daily Money & Banking News Update: 3/10/2017

  1. Jobs Report Takes Away Last Hurdle to Fed Interest Rate Hike (MarketWatch)
  2. Trump Meets With US Community Bankers, Pledges to Scale Back Regulations (CNBC)
  3. In Tightening Controls, PBOC Chief Signals Policy Shift (Wall Street Journal)
  4. Here’s What’s Next for Bitcoin After the SEC Killed the Winklevoss Bitcoin Trust (MarketWatch)
  5. Central Banks Are Taking Off the Market’s Training Wheels (MarketWatch)
  6. Fed Expected to Send Hawkish Signals With the Dot Plot (MarketWatch)

Daily Money & Banking News Update: 3/9/2017

  1. The War on Cash Finds Its General (Mises Institute)
  2. Demonetization Pushes India’s Billionaires Down the Rich List (Financial Times)
  3. Trump to Meet With US Community Bankers on Regulatory Costs (Fox Business)
  4. ECB to Sit Tight Ahead of High-Risk Elections (Reuters)
  5. How a Fish Became Prison Currency (Foundation for Economic Education)
  6. Senate Banking Committee to Tackle Capital Formation (CNBC)
  7. China’s Bitcoin Exchange Freeze May Be Likely to Continue (CoinDesk)
  8. European Central Bank Leaves Interest Rates Unchanged (Fox Business)
  9. ECB Holds Interest Rates at Zero Percent Ahead of High Risk Elections (CNBC)
  10. ECB Leaves Rates, Policy Guidance Unchanged (Wall Street Journal)
  11. Mario Draghi in No Hurry to Pull Plug on ECB Stimulus (MarketWatch)
  12. Draghi Told EU Leaders to Reform Before Loose Policies End: Merkel (CNBC)
  13. As ECB Tweaks Tone, Markets Should Listen (Wall Street Journal)

Daily Money & Banking News Update: 3/7/2017

  1. PBOC Official: China’s Bitcoin Exchanges Need Strict Supervision (CoinDesk)
  2. Chinese Banks Experiment With Bitcoin-Like System (MarketWatch)
  3. Arizona Challenges the Fed’s Money Monopoly (Mises Institute)
  4. “Wildcard” for ECB Rates and Four Other Things to Watch at Thursday’s Meeting (MarketWatch)
  5. Why the ECB Could Be Forced to Exercise “Nuclear” Policies in the Event of a Political Crisis (CNBC)
  6. Central Banks Are Stockpiling Foreign Reserves (Wall Street Journal)
  7. China Hints at Bitcoin Licensing, “Forgiving Attitude” to Exchanges (Cointelegraph)
  8. North Korean Banks Banned by SWIFT Banking System (MarketWatch)
  9. UBS Considers Refusing DOJ Settlement Offer (Financial Times)

Daily Money & Banking News Update: 3/6/2017

  1. Can Yellen Keep the Boom Going? (Mises Institute)
  2. US-Japan Talks Should Avoid Fiscal, Monetary Policy Meddle: Amari (Reuters)
  3. Ending Too Big To Fail – The Minneapolis Plan at the NABE Economic Policy Conference: Presentation by President Neel Kashkari (Minneapolis Fed)
  4. Why the Fed’s Almost-Certain Rate Hike Is an Even Bigger Deal Than Normal (CNBC)
  5. BOJ’s Kuroda Faces Bond Buying Dilemma as His Skeptics Head Out (CNBC)
  6. ECB’s Next Trick? Acknowledge Europe’s Improving Economy (Wall Street Journal)

Daily Money & Banking News Update: 3/3/2017

  1. China’s New Banking Watchdog Chief Coy on Super-Regulator Role “Rumor” (CNBC)
  2. Ahead of Yellen Speech, These Charts Show Dramatic Rise in Market Expectations for March Fed Hike (MarketWatch)
  3. China Lost the Currency War, But the “Manipulation” Continues (MarketWatch)
  4. Yellen to Headline Final Round of Fed Speeches Before March Meeting (Wall Street Journal)
  5. Innovation, Technology, and the Payments System: Speech by Governor Jerome Powell (Federal Reserve Board)
  6. Monetary Policy: By Rule, By Committee, or By Both? – Speech by Vice Chairman Stanley Fischer (Federal Reserve Board)
  7. From Adding Accommodation to Scaling It Back: Speech by Chairman Janet Yellen (Federal Reserve Board)
  8. The Federal Reserve Has One Last “Low Hurdle” to Jump Before a Rate Hike (CNBC)
  9. Fed’s Yellen Boosts Expectations of March Rate Rise (Financial Times)
  10. Fed and ECB Go Their Separate Ways (Reuters)
  11. Fed’s Fischer Avoids Rate Debate, Makes Case for Free Hand in Policy (CNBC)
  12. Bitcoin Hits All-Time High as Talk of US ETF Approval Intensifies (CNBC)
  13. Investors Still Not Reading a Hawkish Fed’s Lips (Wall Street Journal)
  14. Yellen Signals Rate Increase Likely at March Fed Meeting (Wall Street Journal)

Daily Money & Banking News Update: 3/2/2017

  1. If Alipay Were Bitcoin: Why Coinbase Exits Hawaii (Cointelegraph)
  2. Art Bubble Bursting: Gauguin Painting Collapses 74% to $22 Million (Zerohedge)
  3. Eurozone Inflation Rises to a Four-Year High, Above ECB Target (CNBC)
  4. Fed’s Powell: “The Case for a Rate Increase for March Has Come Together” (CNBC)
  5. Eurozone Inflation Raises Policy Pressure on Draghi (Financial Times)
  6. Three Reasons the Fed Wants to Hike Rates in March (CNBC)
  7. US Financial Regulators Discuss Labeling Nonbank Firm “Too Big To Fail” (Reuters)
  8. Japan’s Core Inflation Rises for First Time in Over a Year (CNBC)
  9. Post-Demonetization, India Slowly Returning to “Normalcy”: SBI Chair (CNBC)
  10. Will the Trump Administration Make Gold Great Again? (Coin Update)
  11. Banks Paid $321 Billion in Fines Since Financial Crisis: BCG (Reuters)