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Investors Want Liquidity and They Want it Now

Nov 7th, 2019 | Filed under: Newly Added, Private Equity, Hedge Fund Strategies, The A.I. Industry, Debt Types of Private Equity, Institutional Investing, Hedge Funds, Equity Types of Private Equity, The Global Economy & Currencies, Other Issues in Private Investments, Business News, Economics, Institutional Asset Management, Private Investments, Macroeconomics, Allocating to A.I., Finance & Economics, Other Topics in A.I.

A recent publication from Fidelity Institutional Asset Management, while looking at the money markets in the US, emphasizes that investors are looking for liquidity. The report, written by Kerry Pope and Chris Lewis, each an institutional portfolio manager with FIAM, begins with a discussion of the Federal Reserve’s September rateRead More


What if Cryptos Succeed Only After the US has Locked Itself Out?

Oct 29th, 2019 | Filed under: Newly Added, Currencies, The A.I. Industry, Emerging Alternative Investments, The Global Economy & Currencies, Digital currencies, Frontier markets, Other Topics in A.I.

Recent developments in cryptocurrency have brought new currencies and more uncertainty about them and some of the underlying investments in this brave new world. Anthony Pompliano, a founder and partner at Morgan Creek Digital, tackles these issues and more relating to the cryptocurrency universe in his blog, Off the Chain.Read More


Meet the New Crisis: Looks Like the Old Crisis

Oct 13th, 2019 | Filed under: Newly Added, The A.I. Industry, The Global Economy & Currencies, Business News, Economics, Risk Management Strategies & Processes

Last month saw an extraordinary spike in the interest rates of the repo market—the market that consists of the (very) short-term, usually the overnight, borrowing of government securities. Hedge funds, along with other institutions such as trading firms and banks, regularly hand over US Treasury bills and the like inRead More


‘Great Moderation?’ Forget about it, says new Fed working paper

Jan 10th, 2019 | Filed under: Newly Added, The A.I. Industry, Financial Economics Theory, The Global Economy & Currencies, Economics, Macroeconomics, Finance & Economics

A new working paper from the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago looks at the real risk-free interest rate over the last 30 years, where it has been trending, and why that trend hasn’t had the consequences one might intuitively have predicted. The paper, Accounting for Macro-Finance Trends, is the workRead More


Ben Carson Says Something Odd about Money

Oct 14th, 2015 | Filed under: Personalities in AI

It would be good to have presidential candidates who don't give every impression that they are uninformed and simply 'winging it,' when asked simple questions about monetary policy. It would be best to have candidates schooled in Austrian theory. Read More


BIS to US Fed: You’re Messing with the World

Aug 25th, 2014 | Filed under: Currencies, Forex, Emerging markets

There are several channels for spill-over effects, whereby the actions of the Federal Reserve and the ECB can have grave consequences around the world. Psychological consequence, in particular herding, is among them. Read More


Dogs Don’t Think Like Central Bankers

Sep 9th, 2012 | Filed under:

The point: central bankers have failed to “catch the crisis Frisbee” because they have made matters too complicated. How many parameters are necessary for a “typical large international bank” to calculate the probability of default of retail mortgages in order to apply credit risk capital charges?Read More