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"Prioritizing Wall Street": Report by Select Subcommittee on Fed’s Corporate Bond Purchases

September 24, 2020
On September 23, the United States House of Representatives Select Subcommittee on the Coronavirus Crisis released a report investigating corporate bond purchases by the Federal Reserve (Fed) in response to the economic downturn caused by COVID-19. Continue reading “"Prioritizing Wall Street": Report by Select Subcommittee on Fed’s Corporate Bond Purchases”

USDA Announces $14 Billion in Aid to Farmers

September 23, 2020
The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced on September 18 that a second tranche of approximately $14 billion in federal aid will be made available to agricultural producers struggling as a result of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP 2) provides direct support to farmers facing significant price declines. Continue reading “USDA Announces $14 Billion in Aid to Farmers”

News in Systemic Risk: Wednesday, September 23, 2020 (10 a.m. ET)

September 23, 2020
Japan's Economy and Monetary Policy (Bank of Japan; Haruhiko Kuroda ) Lebanon's monetary meltdown tests the limits of central banking (Patrick Honohan, Adnan Mazarei ; Peterson Institute for International Economics) Automatic fiscal stabilisers in the euro area and the COVID-19 crisis (Othman Bouabdallah, Cristina Checherita-Westphal, Maximilian Freier, Carolin Nerlich, Kamila Sławińska; European Central Bank ) ECB to accept sustainability-linked bonds as collateral (European Central Bank) Continue reading “News in Systemic Risk: Wednesday, September 23, 2020 (10 a.m. ET)”

News in Systemic Risk: Tuesday, September 22, 2020 (10 a.m. ET)

September 22, 2020
Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (Jerome Powell ; Federal Reserve Board of Governors) EU financial regulators assess risks to the financial sector after the outbreak of COVID-19 and call for enhanced cooperation (European Securities and Markets Authority) Measuring Financial Stress in India (Manjusha Senapati and Rajesh Kavediya; Reserve Bank of India) Fabio Panetta: Asymmetric risks, asymmetric reaction - monetary policy in the pandemic (Fabio Panetta; Bank for International Settlements) The Australian Economy and Monetary Policy (Guy Debelle ; Reserve Bank of Australia) Ukrainian governor defends key banking reform (Dan Hardie; Central Banking) Continue reading “News in Systemic Risk: Tuesday, September 22, 2020 (10 a.m. ET)”

Blockchain & Illicit Activity: Demystifying Assumptions & Lessons Learned for Financial Innovation

By: Diana Barrero Zalles September 22, 2020
Yblockchain

What a pleasure to collaborate with the Yale ICF and put together a blockchain webinar series!  Over the past few years since I graduated from the Yale School of Management and became immersed in this new industry, I’ve experienced first-hand some very fast-paced and crucial developments in...

Continue reading “Blockchain & Illicit Activity: Demystifying Assumptions & Lessons Learned for Financial Innovation”

"Prioritizing Wall Street": Report by Select Subcommittee on Fed’s Corporate Bond Purchases

September 24, 2020
On September 23, the United States House of Representatives Select Subcommittee on the Coronavirus Crisis released a report investigating corporate bond purchases by the Federal Reserve (Fed) in response to the economic downturn caused by COVID-19. Continue reading “"Prioritizing Wall Street": Report by Select Subcommittee on Fed’s Corporate Bond Purchases”

USDA Announces $14 Billion in Aid to Farmers

September 23, 2020
The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced on September 18 that a second tranche of approximately $14 billion in federal aid will be made available to agricultural producers struggling as a result of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP 2) provides direct support to farmers facing significant price declines. Continue reading “USDA Announces $14 Billion in Aid to Farmers”

News in Systemic Risk: Wednesday, September 23, 2020 (10 a.m. ET)

September 23, 2020
Japan's Economy and Monetary Policy (Bank of Japan; Haruhiko Kuroda ) Lebanon's monetary meltdown tests the limits of central banking (Patrick Honohan, Adnan Mazarei ; Peterson Institute for International Economics) Automatic fiscal stabilisers in the euro area and the COVID-19 crisis (Othman Bouabdallah, Cristina Checherita-Westphal, Maximilian Freier, Carolin Nerlich, Kamila Sławińska; European Central Bank ) ECB to accept sustainability-linked bonds as collateral (European Central Bank) Continue reading “News in Systemic Risk: Wednesday, September 23, 2020 (10 a.m. ET)”

News in Systemic Risk: Tuesday, September 22, 2020 (10 a.m. ET)

September 22, 2020
Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (Jerome Powell ; Federal Reserve Board of Governors) EU financial regulators assess risks to the financial sector after the outbreak of COVID-19 and call for enhanced cooperation (European Securities and Markets Authority) Measuring Financial Stress in India (Manjusha Senapati and Rajesh Kavediya; Reserve Bank of India) Fabio Panetta: Asymmetric risks, asymmetric reaction - monetary policy in the pandemic (Fabio Panetta; Bank for International Settlements) The Australian Economy and Monetary Policy (Guy Debelle ; Reserve Bank of Australia) Ukrainian governor defends key banking reform (Dan Hardie; Central Banking) Continue reading “News in Systemic Risk: Tuesday, September 22, 2020 (10 a.m. ET)”

Blockchain & Illicit Activity: Demystifying Assumptions & Lessons Learned for Financial Innovation

By: Diana Barrero Zalles September 22, 2020
Yblockchain

What a pleasure to collaborate with the Yale ICF and put together a blockchain webinar series!  Over the past few years since I graduated from the Yale School of Management and became immersed in this new industry, I’ve experienced first-hand some very fast-paced and crucial developments in...

Continue reading “Blockchain & Illicit Activity: Demystifying Assumptions & Lessons Learned for Financial Innovation”