GMO: Monetary Policy Is ‘The Greatest Con Ever Perpetuated’
GMO's James Montier chides policymakers for devoting attention to "a make-believe concept" while ignoring a tool that could reignite economic growth.
Debt Traders to Fed: We Dare You to Try Raising Rates This Year
Some central bankers say they are in a 'wait and see mode' when it comes to policy-setting.
Optimistic Fed Said Rate Rise Unlikely Before April
The Fed confirmed that being “patient” on interest rates means no increase before late April.
Morgan Stanley Recruits 5 Advisors; Merrill Adds Team
The wirehouses each add registered reps from rival firms with more than $500 million in client assets.
PIMCO’s Gross Cruises Into ‘New Neutral’
PIMCO leader mixes metaphors as he explores Fed’s “New Neutral” goal and what it means for investors. Oh, he also doesn’t own a cellphone.
Bernanke Signals No Immediate Moves
Chairman Ben Bernanke said the Fed is prepared to take further steps to lift the U.S. economy if it weakens. But he didn't signal any imminent action in testimony before a congressional panel Thursday.
4 Fed Bankers: No Need for QE3
In further proof the days of presenting a united front at the Fed are gone, four central bankers said Tuesday that further stimulus won’t be needed.
Gold: Ready for $1,500?
As global economies around the world sputter and world central banks search for the answers, an ancient measure of value appears ready to rise. What...
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One Size Fits All
As benchmarks go, it's hard to beat the consumer price index for real-world impact. CPI's fingerprints show up on bond prices, cost-of-living increases for Social...