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November 30, 2021

Global
The President's Inbox Episodes by Topic

A comprehensive list of each episode of The President's Inbox organized by topic. 

Resolute desk

November 17, 2021

Economics
What to Watch to Understand the Fed’s Next Move—Beyond “Transitory” and “Permanent”

The labor force participation rate and long-term inflation expectations are the variables the Federal Reserve seems to be assessing as it makes monetary policy.

An eagle tops the U.S. Federal Reserve building's facade in Washington, July 31, 2013.

September 16, 2020

United States
Why the Fed Bond Binge Will Boost Inflation

After the 2008 financial crisis, it took five years of quantitative easing (QE) for the Fed’s balance sheet to grow $1.8 trillion. This year, once the pandemic began, it took less than five month…

Why the Fed Bond Binge Will Boost Inflation

July 18, 2019

Cybersecurity
Cyber Week in Review: July 19, 2019

Tech companies face intense scrutiny; viral FaceApp raises data privacy concerns; Huawei invests in Italy as pushback builds in the United States and UK; Indonesia announces a new digital tax; and us…

David Marcus, CEO of Facebook’s Calibra, testifies to the House Financial Services Committee hearing on "Examining Facebook's Proposed Cryptocurrency and Its Impact on Consumers, Investors, and the American Financial System" on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., July 17, 2019.

December 3, 2010

Diplomacy and International Institutions
Friday File: A Treaty for a Tax Cut

Above the Fold. Don’t count the New START Treaty out just yet. Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) told Good Morning America on Tuesday that the treaty could be approved by year’s end. Sen. George Voinovich…

Friday File: A Treaty for a Tax Cut

May 7, 2018

Emerging Markets
Should We Fear a Tighten Tantrum?

Back in May 2013, then-Fed Chair Ben Bernanke roiled emerging markets (EM) with the mere suggestion that the Fed might soon pare back its monthly asset purchases under so-called quantitative easi…

Should We Fear a Tighten Tantrum?

January 22, 2016

Turkey
Winter Storm Reading

Snow- and Middle East–themed reading for this weekend's winter storm.

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June 8, 2017

Thailand
Thailand’s Military Prepares for the Long Haul?

During the 1990s and early 2000s, when I was based in Thailand, Thai military officers frequently claimed to me that the armed forces, which along with the monarchy had been the central player in Tha…

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November 17, 2017

Economics
Will Powell Be an Accidental Hawk?

Fed Chair nominee Jerome (Jay) Powell was a logical choice for Fed chair. A business-friendly Republican, he is likely to push forward President Trump’s deregulation agenda in the financial sector wh…

Fed's Projected Balance-Sheet Evolution & Projected Policy-Rate Increases

July 11, 2012

Sub-Saharan Africa
Question of the Week: China in Africa

The Development Channel is pleased to launch a new feature, Question of the Week. These posts will review important questions and controversies in global development by providing background informati…

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