Jamie, is that a threat or a promise?

June 10, 2011

James Saft is a Reuters columnist. The opinions expressed are his own.

Jamie Dimon is just doing his job, which is why it is more important than ever that Ben Bernanke do a better job at his.

For the Fed, faith may not follow transparency

April 28, 2011

James Saft is a Reuters columnist. The opinions expressed are his own.

HUNTSVILLE — Wednesday was a weird day, caught somewhere between being a victory for the paranoid and a genuine step forward for openness and transparency.

Bonds, risk and Bernanke’s intentions

February 10, 2011

Will bond investors keep faith with U.S. government debt amid signs of growing global inflation?

Currencies: war, tragedy or farce?

February 8, 2011

Call it what you like — war, tragedy or farce — but the disagreement over global currency exchange rates shows no sign of coming to a peaceful negotiated agreement.

Fed hits its 3rd mandate: rising shares

January 18, 2011

James Saft is a Reuters columnist. The opinions expressed are his own.

Apparently not satisfied with being unable to fulfill its dual target of price stability and maximum employment the Federal Reserve has set itself a third mandate: higher asset prices.

China hike could help risk assets elsewhere

December 30, 2010

James Saft is a Reuters columnist. The opinions expressed are his own.

China’s Christmas day interest rate hike may prove to be bad for global growth but good, at least for a time, for risky assets.