Tagged: Twist operations

Economic slowdown! What if the Fed imposes negative rates?

After the huge financing operation put in place by the FED in 2008-2009, lending $7.5 Trillion to the banks at a 0.1% interest rate, we were introduced to the toxic assets purchasing program (Capital Purchase Program) by the Us Department of the Treasury, a $700 Billion of distressed assets buying program. Afterwards we had the...

Lessons from Bill Gross

Lessons from Bill Gross

We often have heard M. Gross explaining his opinions against the Fed’s monetary policy, but this time he gave us some good lessons. In his last letter to investors, he argued why the Fed was wrongdoing through its Twist operations. Intervening in the market with these Twist operations, the Fed has not further expand the...