Posts Tagged ‘FOMC’

  • Correlation or Causation: Federal Reserve Humor

    Jan 19, 13 • 266 Views • Economic History, Economic Thinkers, Financial Markets, Government, Macroeconomic Measurement, Money and Monetary Policy, Thinking Economically, UncategorizedNo Comments

    I can remember a combination of euphoria and uneasiness as we we had some early signs of the credit crisis during 2007, the stock market peaked in October, and then in December the recession began. With a typical 5-year lag, the transcripts of the 2007

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    Translating the Fed

    Sep 23, 10 • 177 Views • Money and Monetary PolicyNo Comments

    I just discovered the Slate Plain English tool. Still under development, its function is to transform unintelligible jargon into normal English. To see how it works, you might want to look at a Slate/Planet Money translation of Tuesday’s Federal Reserve