Erste Asset Management - Blog

Artikel zu Schlagwort: US Federal Reserve
http://blog.en.erste-am.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/13/2017/09/Fotolia_69474500_L-890x390.jpg
Gerold Permoser am 09th November 2017

Market Monitor: Optimism on the rise

(c) Fotolia

This week we held our monthly Investment Committee meeting. Although only little has changed with regard to the overall economic picture, we were having a few interesting discussions that we would now like to share with you.

Read more

http://blog.en.erste-am.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/13/2016/12/iStock_000013878393XLarge_FED-890x390.jpg
Gerhard Winzer am 25th September 2017

US central bank will start reducing bond holdings in October

(c) iStock

The most important central bank in the world, the Federal Reserve of the USA, has announced a historic decision as a result of its FOMC meeting on 20 September: the central bank balance sheet, hugely inflated in the wake of the bond purchase programme, will be gradually reduced from October onwards. Generally speaking this is a good sign, as the decision can be seen as further testimony to the normalisation of the economic environment.

Read more

http://blog.en.erste-am.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/13/2017/09/iStock_505664006_XLARGE_Das_weisse_Haus-890x390-1504598143.jpg
Gast-AutorIn / Guest Author am 05th September 2017

US debt ceiling keeping the financial markets on their toes

(c) iStock

Author: Felix Dornaus, Senior Fundmanager

The Trump administration should be keeping the financial markets on their toes in the coming weeks. Yet again, the issue is the government debt which will soon reach its statutory maximum.

Read more

http://blog.en.erste-am.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/13/2016/12/iStock_000013878393XLarge_FED-890x390.jpg
Gerold Permoser am 01st August 2017

Quo Vadis, Federal Reserve? – Part 3

(c) iStock

Making sense of it all

I will be upfront about it: to me, the Taylor rule is still a helpful tool to assess the future monetary policy of the US central bank. However, it should not be used as blueprint without thinking it through. Instead, it should be seen as heuristic tool that helps structure one’s analysis.

Read more

http://blog.en.erste-am.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/13/2016/12/iStock_000013878393XLarge_FED-890x390.jpg
Gerold Permoser am 27th July 2017

Quo Vadis, Federal Reserve? – Part 2

(c) iStock

Taylor Rule – precise formula, vague Inputs

Since 2008, the key-lending rates in the USA seem to have been significantly too low as measured by the Taylor rule. With some economists blaming Alan Greenspan’s loose monetary policy as partially responsible for the financial crisis of 2008, the question is whether we are in for a déjà-vu.

Read more

http://blog.en.erste-am.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/13/2016/12/iStock_000013878393XLarge_FED-890x390.jpg
Gerold Permoser am 24th July 2017

Quo Vadis, Federal Reserve? – Part 1

(c) iStock

The US central bank has embarked on a cycle of interest rate hikes. The question is: by how much will the interest rates increase still, and at what point will it reach a level detrimental to the economy, where equities should be regrouped into asset classes less sensitive to the economic cycle?

Read more

http://blog.en.erste-am.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/13/2016/12/iStock_000013878393XLarge_FED-890x390.jpg
Gerhard Winzer am 16th December 2016

US central bank confirms trend reversal

(c) iStock

We have seen a number of trend reversals this year, one of them being the end of the negative growth surprises. The forecast of economic growth and inflation are currently not subject to downwards revisions any longer. Read more

Subscribe to Blog by E-Mail