Former Fed Chairman Robert Heller on why we need to stop raising interest rates now

font size The money supply is declining in absolute terms. Additional tightening by the US Federal Reserve risks triggering a recession, writes Robert Heller. El Drago/Bloomberg About the author: Robert Heller He is a former member of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System. Inflation is the most important issue facing the economy … Read more

This indicator of recession is approaching the point of no return. But stocks historically rise if the Fed cuts and the economy continues to grow.

It’s too early to announce the Goldilocks environment, even if the major asset classes at least point to a better opportunity for it. S&P 500 SPX Index Gained 5% this year, the high-tech Nasdaq Composite COMP It rose 8%, even with a seemingly daily influx of job cut announcements. Stay tuned on Thursday for a … Read more

A summer of sovereign debt crises may come. Is the Fed ready?

font size Desmond Lachman writes that conditions in the US were already sufficient to justify a halt to the Fed’s rate hike. Kevin Deitch/Getty Images About the author: Desmond Lachman He is a senior fellow at the American Enterprise Institute. He was Deputy Director of the Policy Development and Review Department at the International Monetary … Read more

The Fed says it will not cut interest rates in 2023. Markets disagree. Who is right?

font size Marriner S. Eccles Federal Reserve Building in Washington, D.C. Kevin Deitch/Getty Images About the author: Christopher Smart Chief Global Strategist and President of the Barings Institute of Investment, and a former senior official for economic policy at the US Treasury Department and the White House. The US Federal Reserve could not be clearer. … Read more

Nonprofit organizations boost the economy. But the industry needs help.

font size American nonprofits account for about 10% of the workforce. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images About the author: Stanley Leto She is the Accenture Professor of Practice at Duke University and a member of the Board of Trustees at the State University of New York. He previously served as President of the IBM Corporation and is … Read more