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From FT : My lessons from life as a Chinese central banker

May 13th, 2012 · No Comments · Geopolitics, Markets

  My lessons from life as a Chinese central banker By David Daokui Li When I became one of three academic members of the People’s Bank of China’s Monetary Policy Committee in April 2010, I knew I was unprepared, despite teaching economics for nearly 20 years in the US and Hong Kong before returning to […]

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Richard Fisher : Historical Perspectives on the Current Economic and Financial Crisis

December 29th, 2008 · No Comments · Markets

Historical Perspectives on the Current Economic and Financial Crisis (With Reference to Paul Volcker, Washington Irving, Walter Bagehot, Mother Caris, Rube Goldberg and Bismarck) Remarks before the World Affairs Council of Dallas/Fort Worth and the Dallas Committee on Foreign Relations Dallas, Texas December 18, 2008 Thank you, Mr. Mayor. I am especially honored that you […]

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Bernanke : Liquidity Provision by the Federal Reserve

May 13th, 2008 · No Comments · Markets

Today Chairman of the Federal Reserve Bank, Ben S. Bernanke, addressed the attendees of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta Financial Markets Conference in Sea Island Georgia(via Satellite). His remarks suggest that the Bank of England has more flexibility than the Fed and thus can tailor better and more specific solutions to address the liquidity crisis. […]

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