Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco

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Name: Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

Fed Bond-Buying Delivered ‘Significant’ Boost to U.S. Economy, IMF Researchers Say

How much of a punch did the Federal Reserve ’s easy-money policies pack? Quite a wallop, two economists say in a new paper published Friday by the International Monetary Fund . The U.S. Federal Reserve building in WashingtonAFP/Getty Images Former ... [Publicerad WSJ.com: Real Time Economics - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

Hedge Funds Accelerated 2008 Meltdown, Researcher Says

Hedge funds may have been to blame for helping spread the financial crisis of 2008.So argues a study published April 14 by Reint Gropp, a visiting scholar at the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco. It attempts to measure how deterioration in financial ... [Publicerad Financial Advisor Magazine - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

Anti-Discrimination Laws Didn’t Help Older Men Get Back to Work

Tough age-discrimination laws didn’t do much to help older unemployed men find work during and after the recession, according to a recent analysis from the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco .  It actually may have hurt them. Men seek ing employment ... [Publicerad WSJ.com: Real Time Economics - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

Rudebusch on "Housing Demand", by David Henderson

This is another installment in my posts on my visit to the San Francisco Fed on April 9. My talk was in the afternoon, but I always like to see the talks that precede mine so that I can get a feel for the audience--what they know and don't know, what ... [Publicerad EconLog - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

Hedge Funds Helped Fan Financial Crisis: SF Fed Paper

Hedge funds helped fuel the global financial crisis just like banks and insurance firms, according to new research published by the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco that goes against conventional wisdom on the meltdown of 2007 2009. Apart from some ... [Publicerad Advisen FPN - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

United Security Bancshares - First Quarter Profits: $908 thousand

FRESNO, Calif.Annualized return on average equity (ROAE) for the three months ended March 31, 2014 was 4.77%, compared to 6.20% for the three months ended March 31, 2013. Annualized return on average assets (ROAA) was 0.55% for the three months ended ... [Publicerad ADVFN UK - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Hedge funds pose biggest risks in crises: Fed study

Reuters – Hedge funds, not banks, may be the most important transmitters of shocks during financial crises, according a study published Monday by the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco.The finding suggests that hedge funds may be a bigger conduit for ... [Publicerad HedgeCo - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

SF Fed highlights the central role of efficiency in the maturing of green community development

Author:  Eric Mackres Energy efficiency is increasingly viewed as an essential element of community development, and is arguably becoming the most appreciated and integrated “green” topic in the field. For example, a growing number of state housing ... [Publicerad ACEEE Blog - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

Hedge Funds Actually Riskier, Scarier Than Banks, Vladimir Putin, Earth-Bound Asteroids Combined

Sayeth a German academic, contra everything that every hedge fund lobbyist has said (and that everybody believed) since 2007. Hedge funds, on the other hand, adversely affect all three other types of financial institutions. During crises, the spillovers ... [Publicerad Dealbreaker - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

Study: Hedge Funds Pose Major Systemic Risk

The hedge fund industry has spent much of the last seven years arguing that its members do not pose a systemic risk to the global financial system. The campaign has been widely successful; most of the blame for the crisis has fallen on banks and other ... [Publicerad FINalternatives - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 3 reports

Banks, insurers not to blame for GFC

The heavy focus on banks and insurance companies as a source of the global financial crisis may be misplaced according to a paper published on Monday by the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco.Analysis by a visiting scholar has implications for designating ... [Publicerad Australian Banking & Finance - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

My San Francisco Fed Talk, by David Henderson

Last Wednesday I gave a talk at the San Francisco Federal Reserve Bank. The event was the "2014 Conference of Twelfth District Directors." I was one of three presenters. See here for the other two. The session was on "Bubbles" and my talk was titled ... [Publicerad EconLog - Apr 14 2014]

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...week that the San Francisco Federal Reserve published a study by visiting scholar Reint Gropp from Frankfurt’s Goethe University which found that "hedge funds may be the most important transmitters of shocks during crises, more important than commercial banks or investment banks"
"During calm times, the risks emanating from hedge funds are as small as those from other financial institutions," Gropp wrote. "During crisis times, shocks from hedge funds have substantial effects on all three other types of financial institutions we study."
"In Brazil, if you say how much you make, you’re an idiot, irresponsible, or an exhibitionist" says a lawyer, and he's talking about the risk of kidnapping and not just, like, general social norms...
...industry?" I reminded the audience of Ben Bernanke's famous confession to Milton Friedman and Anna J Schwartz at Milton's 90th birthday party: "I would like to stay to Milton and Anna: Regarding the Great Depression. You're right, we did it. We're very sorry. But thanks to you, we won't do it again." That was an expensive way to learn the lesson, I pointed out, and moreover, under the Fed, the dollar has lost over 95 percent of its value

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Grand Central: Bubbles, Bubbles, Toil, and Trouble [Publicerad WSJ.com: Real Time Economics - Apr 17 2014]
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Levine on Wall Street: Risky Hedge Funds and Ki... [Publicerad Bloomberg - Apr 15 2014]
Grand Central: So Far So Good on the U.S. Growt... [Publicerad WSJ.com: Real Time Economics - Apr 15 2014]
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Monetary Policy and the Economic Recovery Chair Janet L. YellenAt the Economic Club of New York, New York, New YorkApril 16, 2014       Nearly five years into the expansion that began after the financial crisis and the Great Recession, the recovery ...
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How much of a punch did the Federal Reserve ’s easy-money policies pack? Quite a wallop, two economists say in a new paper published Friday by the International Monetary Fund . The U.S. Federal Reserve building in WashingtonAFP/Getty Images Former ...
Anti-Discrimination Laws Didn’t Help Older Men ... [Publicerad WSJ.com: Real Time Economics - Apr 18 2014]
Tough age-discrimination laws didn’t do much to help older unemployed men find work during and after the recession, according to a recent analysis from the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco .  It actually may have hurt them. Men seek ing employment ...
Rudebusch on "Housing Demand", by David Henderson [Publicerad EconLog - Apr 18 2014]
This is another installment in my posts on my visit to the San Francisco Fed on April 9. My talk was in the afternoon, but I always like to see the talks that precede mine so that I can get a feel for the audience--what they know and don't know, what ...
SF Fed highlights the central role of efficienc... [Publicerad ACEEE Blog - Apr 17 2014]
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