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Lael Brainard (born 1962) is a member of the U.S. Federal Reser...

wikipedia - 12 Sep 2016
Lael Brainard (born 1962) is a member of the U.S. Federal Reserve's Board of Governors, and served as the United States Under Secretary of the Treasury for International Affairs in the administration of President Barack Obama. She was a senior fellow at the Brookings Institution from 2001 to 2009, and served as the vice president and director of the Global Economy and Development program from June 2006 to March 16, 2009. Brainard was confirmed by the United States Senate to her post on April 20, 2010
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Fed's Brainard Says Caution Warranted on Further Tightening

Bloomberg - 05 Sep 2017
Brainard said the Federal Open Market Committee should allow the balance sheet to run off in the background, an event that is anticipated to start this year. However, she noted that if term premia on longer-run Treasuries rise as a result, that could ...
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Redacted Version Of The September 2017 FOMC Statement

Seeking Alpha - 21 Sep 2017
Voting for the FOMC monetary policy action were: Janet L. Yellen, Chair; William C. Dudley, Vice Chairman; Lael Brainard; Charles L. Evans; Stanley Fischer; Patrick Harker; Robert S. Kaplan; Neel Kashkari; and Jerome H. Powell. Voting for the FOMC ...
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Reaction To Fed Balance Sheet Reduction Is Key UK - 18 Sep 2017
Furthermore, the likelihood is that the Fed will formally announce the start of “Quantitative Tightening” or balance sheet run down (even arch dove Lael Brainard expects it to be this week). However, given the weakness of the dollar to QE, the impact ...
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Inflation Chatter Ripples Through Bond Market

Wall Street Journal (subscription) (blog) - 05 Sep 2017
Pessimistic bond investors aren't the only ones worried about soft inflation. Federal Reserve governor Lael Brainard on Tuesday laid out her worries about a lack of price pressures in the U.S. She suggested that the Fed's “persistent failure” to hit ...
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DIARY-Top Economic Events to Nov 29

Reuters - 21 Sep 2017
WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 27 KANSAS CITY, Missouri - Federal Reserve Board Governor Lael Brainard speaks on “Labor Market Disparities and the Mission of the Federal Reserve” before conference, “Banking and the Economy: A Forum for Minority ...
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Stocks Fall, Bonds Rally Amid Korea, Irma Threats: Markets Wrap

Bloomberg - 05 Sep 2017
The greenback declined amid dovish comments from Fed Governor Lael Brainard. Buyers of four-week Treasury bills demanded the highest yields since 2008 in Tuesday's auction as the deadline to raise the U.S. debt ceiling neared. Big economic news still ...
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York News-Times - 19 Sep 2017
The publication includes a foreword by Lael Brainard, Governor, Federal Reserve Board of Governors, and James Bullard, President and Chief Executive Officer, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis.” This report is worth a review in its entirety. It delves ...
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Fed's Kashkari Gains Company in Concerns Over Raising Rates

Fox Business - 19 Sep 2017
Leaders of the Chicago, Dallas and Philadelphia Fed banks have said recently they want to see higher inflation before approving another rate rise. Fed governor Lael Brainard said recently " we should be cautious about tightening policy further until we ...
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In Shedding Bonds, Fed Aims for Boring End to Crisis-Era Measures

New York Times - 18 Sep 2017
NEW YORK/SAN FRANCISCO — The U.S. Federal Reserve is set on Wednesday to announce the start of a plan to trim its $4.5-trillion portfolio of assets, much of it amassed in response to the 2007-2009 financial collapse, marking another milestone in ...
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Fed to play it safe on rates in face of inflation jitters

Financial Times - 18 Sep 2017
Lael Brainard, one of the central bank's Washington-based governors, suggested this month that the trend rate of inflation has deteriorated following a prolonged shortfall compared with target. The unemployment rate has averaged 5 per cent over the ...
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The Fed - Will They Or Won't They?

Seeking Alpha - 18 Sep 2017
Both Lael Brainard and Neel Kashkari have been dovish members of the central bank's committee, and their comments came as little surprise to markets. Kashkari dissented at the last meeting when the FOMC voted to hike rates by 25 basis points.
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Nikkei hits 4-month low as Asian markets continue selloff

MarketWatch - 06 Sep 2017
Also not helping Tuesday's U.S. trading were dovish comments from Federal Reserve Governor Lael Brainard, who said the central bank should be cautious about raising short-term interest rates further until policy makers are confident of overcoming the ...
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Fed officials admit they've lost some inflation credibility

Bond Buyer - 14 Sep 2017
“There is no single highly reliable measure” of longer-run inflation expectations, Fed Governor Lael Brainard told The Economic Club of New York on Sept. 5. “Nonetheless, a variety of measures suggest underlying trend inflation may currently be lower ...
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Monetary Regime Change: Mission Accomplished

Seeking Alpha - 17 Sep 2017
Governor Lael Brainard's recent speech is a good example of this change in thinking with her acknowledgement that trend inflation may be falling. Still, there is something bigger going on here that is being missed in these conversations about the ...
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The Fed's Bad Options for Addressing Too-Low Inflation

Fox Business - 13 Sep 2017
As Lael Brainard, a Fed governor, noted last week, some one-offs, such as drug-price hikes last year, must be pushing the other way. That leaves the third explanation: Trend inflation has fallen. Until recently, Fed officials scoffed at the possibility ...
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Dollar Wobbles Like A Bop Bag

Seeking Alpha - 06 Sep 2017
That sparked the initial bid on US Treasuries and started the ball rolling south on USD/JPY, but it was Lael Brainard who left the dollar wobbling and as prone as bop bag. While traders have grown accustomed to Brainard's overly dovish banter but it ...
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The Most Momentous 72 Hours in Fed History

Daily Reckoning - 11 Sep 2017
Last Tuesday morning, Sept. 5, Fed governor Lael Brainard delivered one of the most significant Fed speeches ever. Translating from Fed-speak to plain English, she more or less admitted the Fed has no idea how inflation works. Brainard pointed out that ...

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