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By Willem H. Buiter - Sep 29,2023
NEW YORK — On August 30, 2023, the US Federal Reserve System’s Consolidated Statement of Condition recorded total capital of $42.72 billion.
By Willem H. Buiter - Jul 06,2023
NEW YORK — Now that the brinkmanship over the US federal debt limit has been suspended until January 1, 2025, two major, interdependent fiscal-policy challenges demand attention.
By Willem H. Buiter - Jun 06,2023
NEW YORK — On January 19, 2023, the stock of outstanding US federal debt reached $31.4 trillion, technically bumping up against the statutory “debt ceiling”.
By Willem H. Buiter - Apr 19,2023
NEW YORK — In its latest World Economic Outlook, the International Monetary Fund establishes a plausible case that once inflation has been squeezed out of the system, interest rates in the advanced economies (and in many emerging markets) will return toward their extremely low pr
By Willem H. Buiter - Mar 21,2023
 NEW YORK — When a market liquidity and/or funding liquidity crisis occurs at a moment when inflation is above-target, tension between the objectives of central banks, price stability and financial stability, is inevitable.
By Willem H. Buiter - Jan 07,2023
NEW YORK — A good case can be made that secular stagnation, sustained slower growth, is looming for most advanced economies, China, and many emerging markets and developing economies dependent on trade and foreign investment.
By Willem H. Buiter - Jul 23,2022
NEW YORK  —  It has finally arrived. The European Central Bank (ECB) has launched a Transmission Protection Instrument (TPI) to prevent monetary policy fragmentation within the eurozone.
By Willem H. Buiter - Mar 13,2022
NEW YORK  —  Financial markets do not seem to be pricing in the full risks of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.
By Willem H. Buiter - Feb 23,2022
NEW YORK  —  So far this century, the US Federal Reserve has been relentlessly gradualist about increasing the federal funds rate.
By Willem H. Buiter - Feb 08,2022
NEW YORK — The price of Bitcoin has undergone yet another wild gyration, rising from $41,030 on September 29, 2021, to $69,000 on November 10, 2021, before falling back to $35,075 on January 23.



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