Blog/Central Banks

Do We Advise Boris Johnson?

QUESTION: Marty; Do you ever advise Boris Johnson? HS ANSWER: No. I have never spoken with him nor with any member of his staff that I am aware of. Perhaps some in [...]

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PRIVATE BLOG – ECB Relaxes Bank Leverage

PRIVATE BLOG – ECB Relaxes Bank Leverage Private blog posts are exclusively available to Socrates subscribers. To sign-up for Socrates or to learn more, please [...]

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ECB Buying Bank Stocks

QUESTION: Buongiorno signor martin anche se mi piacerebbe chiamarla professore, è la Bce sta comprando azioni delle banche europee grz AP ANSWER: The ECB is [...]

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PRIVATE BLOG – Central Bank Policies

PRIVATE BLOG – Central Bank Policies Private blog posts are exclusively available to Socrates subscribers. To sign-up for Socrates or to learn more, please [...]

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PRIVATE BLOG – The Fed & Changing View of Inflation

PRIVATE BLOG – The Fed & Changing View of Inflation Private blog posts are exclusively available to Socrates subscribers. To sign-up for Socrates or to learn [...]

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Central Bank Crisis Expanding

QUESTION: Hi Marty. You mentioned in the blog that all European sovereign debt may end up being converted into perpetual bonds. Will it be through debt [...]

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Will the Fed Cap Rates?

QUESTION: Do you think the Fed will venture into capping the long-term rates as they did during World War II? JH ANSWER:  There is much talk that the Fed will go [...]

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Is the Fed Public or Private?

The people who love to weave conspiracy theories about the Fed are twisting the fact that the Fed’s design from the outset was to be a private organization. [...]

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Is Trump Nationalizing the Fed?

Here we go with the same old hypothesis over the Quantity Theory of Money that Trump is (1) nationalizing the Fed, (2) the Fed’s actions are worse than the [...]

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The Fed is Acting Precisely on the Forecasts of Socrates

The Federal Reserve called a third emergency meeting to combat the economic impact of the unprecedented hyped coronavirus. A lot of emails have come in noting that [...]

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