Pigeonholing Fed hawks

May 16, 2013

Richard Fisher, the Dallas Fed’s outspoken president, is happy to be labeled a monetary policy hawk. After all, he sometimes quips, “doves are part of the pigeon family.” That may be so. But thus far, the doves have had the upper hand in the policy debate – and the economic data¬†appear to bear them out.

Worried about deflation? Don’t be so stupid

November 21, 2008

Posted by Alister Bull

Highly regarded Federal Reserve historian Allan Meltzer has some sharp words for journalists calling for his views on whether the United States is heading for a Japan-style bout of deflation.