from Breakingviews:

Trump’s Fed position befits a banana republic

By Rob Cox
May 6, 2016

The author is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist. The opinions expressed are his own.

from Breakingviews:

Review: Stop blaming the world’s central bankers

April 8, 2016

The author is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist. The opinions expressed are his own.

from MacroScope:

Federal Reserve’s loss is Bank of Canada’s gain

March 3, 2016

The Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco produces some of the U.S. central bank's best research on labor markets and monetary policy. And it's from there that the Bank of Canada plucked its newest deputy governor,

from Breakingviews:

Negative yielding bond world favours the agile

March 1, 2016

The author is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist. The opinions expressed are her own.

from Breakingviews:

Chancellor: Buffett’s U.S. optimism long-term valid

March 1, 2016

The author is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist. The opinions expressed are his own.

from MacroScope:

Not all Fed policymakers sing from the same songbook

February 18, 2016

San Francisco Fed President John Williams on Thursday said he still thinks gradual interest-rate hikes are the “best course” (http://reut.rs/1RaUTa9), a view that fails to harmonize with that of fellow Fed policymaker James Bullard, president of the St. Louis Fed who said late Wednesday further rate hikes would be “unwise” (http://reut.rs/1XAnEjh)

from Breakingviews:

Chancellor: Negative rates, negative implications

February 12, 2016

The author is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist. The opinions expressed are his own. 

from Morning Bid with David Gaffen:

Trouble in the Oil Patch

February 4, 2016

A slew of weak reports from Shell RDSa.L, Occidental OXY.N and ConocoPhillips COP.N have set the tone for what will probably be another session punctuated by lackluster buying interest in stocks and a predilection toward pushing fixed income yields lower even ahead of what is supposed to be a solid jobs report on Friday.

from Breakingviews:

Fed stress-tests idea of negative interest rates

February 2, 2016

The author is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist. The opinions expressed are his own.

from MacroScope:

Reserve Bank of India may cut rates even more than expected this year

January 20, 2016

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor Raghuram Rajan attends a news conference in Mumbai, India, December 1, 2015. REUTERS/Shailesh Andrade - RTX1WLY7

The Reserve Bank of India is widely expected to cut interest rates just once in 2016, as most analysts see retail inflation rising slightly above the central bank's target, but there is a decent chance it could cut more aggressively, as it did last year.