Daily Money & Banking News Update: 3/16/2017

  1. Evidence That China Is No Currency Manipulator (CNBC)
  2. BOJ Keeps Policy Steady as Fed Sticks to Rate Hike Path (CNBC)
  3. Bank of Japan Keeps Monetary Policy Unchanged (MarketWatch)
  4. Wrong Lessons From Canada’s Private Currency, Part 1 (Cato Institute)
  5. Fed Rate Moves Could Spell End to Asian Easing (Reuters)
  6. Lagarde Says Blast at Paris IMF Office “Cowardly Act of Violence” (CNBC)
  7. Bank of England Votes 8-1 to Hold Interest Rate at 0.25 Percent (CNBC)
  8. Fed Is Still Way Behind the Curve After Rate Hike, Says Former Governor (CNBC)
  9. PBOC Raises Yuan Midpoint the Most in Nearly Two Months (CNBC)
  10. China Tweaks Policy to Get Comfortable With Fed’s Rising Rates (Wall Street Journal)
  11. Fed and Investors Are a Happy Couple, for Now (Wall Street Journal)
  12. The Fed’s Era of Contentment (Wall Street Journal)
  13. Trump’s Currency Conundrum Risks Fueling G20 Trade Tensions (Wall Street Journal)
  14. Economists’ Costly Obsession With Demand (Wall Street Journal)
  15. Team Trump: Yellen and Mnuchin Head to G20 (Fox Business)
  16. Debate Over Bank Capital Requirements Heats Up (MarketWatch)
  17. Four Sanctioned North Korean Banks Delisted by SWIFT (MarketWatch)
  18. As Easy-Money Era Winds Down, Investors Bet on Growth (Wall Street Journal)
  19. China Raises Some Key Short-Term Interest Rates, Following Fed Closely (Wall Street Journal)
  20. Fed Eases Bank Merger Rules by Lifting Size Threshold for Review (Reuters)

Daily Money & Banking News Update: 3/15/2017

  1. Are We Heading Toward Another Subprime Mortgage Crisis? (Cato Institute)
  2. Fed Expected to Raise Rates as US Economy Flexes Muscle (Reuters)
  3. FOMC Monetary Policy Statment (Federal Reserve Board)
  4. FOMC Participant Summary of Economic Projections (Federal Reserve Board)
  5. Inflation Is Back, But Economy Remains Weak (CNBC)
  6. Atlanta Fed Downgrades US Q1 GDP View Below 1% (CNBC)
  7. After the Fed Rate Hike, Credit Card Holders Could Pay an Extra $1.6 Billion (MarketWatch)
  8. Making His First Dissent, Fed’s Kashkari Takes Up Dovish Banner (MarketWatch)
  9. Yellen Has a Simple Message for Consumers After Fed Rate Hike (MarketWatch)
  10. Fed Raises Interest Rates by a Quarter Point, Sees Two More Hikes This Year (MarketWatch)
  11. Here’s When Fed Officials Say They Will Hit 2% Inflation Target (MarketWatch)
  12. Yellen’s Message: My Work Here Is (Mostly) Done (New York Times)
  13. Fed Increases Interest Rates as Inflation Pressures Loom (Financial Times)
  14. This Startup Is Building a Bridge Between Banks and Legal Marijuana Sellers (CNBC)

Daily Money & Banking News Update: 3/14/2017

  1. EU Law Enforcement: Digital Currency Is Impeding Investigations (CoinDesk)
  2. CNBC Survey: Look Out for a More Aggressive Fed This Year (CNBC)
  3. BOE Deputy Governor Steps Down After Failing to Declare Barclays Link (MarketWatch)
  4. Why Three Rate Hikes in 2017 May Not Be Enough (Cato Institute)
  5. Fed, in Shift, May Move to Faster Pace of Rate Hikes (Reuters)
  6. Alternative Cryptocurrency Ether Has Done Something Only Bitcoin Has Managed to Do (CNBC)
  7. Three in Ten UK Bankers Worry About Consequences of Speaking Up, Survey Finds (CNBC)
  8. North Korean Banks Under US Sanctions Remain on SWIFT Network (Wall Street Journal)
  9. Trump to Nominate Goldman Sachs’ Donovan as Deputy Treasury Secretary (CNBC)
  10. Trump Nominates Six for Treasury Spots, Including Goldman Banker (MarketWatch)
  11. What Suddenly Lit a Fire Under the Fed? The Bubble Market? (MarketWatch)

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)