News and Commentary
The Cato Institute’s, Diego Zuluaga commented publicly on the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s (CFPB) advanced notice of proposed rulemaking (ANPR) on the Qualified Mortgage Definition under the Truth in Lending ACT (TILA) (Regulation Z).
Also from Cato, James A Dorn writes about the President Trump’s attack on the Fed and why the the U.S. central bank needs a monetary rule to protect its independence.
The Federal Reserve Bank of New York’s Liberty Street Economics blog has a blog post out about how banking competition affects credit growth and financial stability.
A paper in the NBER suggest that risk perceptions embedded in stock prices are an important driver of the business cycle and are not fully rational.
Another paper in the NBER presents evidence that President Trump’s tweets have influenced future expectations about monetary policy using fed funds futures data.
A piece in Vox EU suggests that macroprudential policy in the Eurozone could have reduced the shock from the credit cycle in the periphery countries, and mitigated the accumulation of external imbalances.