Brexit Has Happened: Now What?

After 47 years of association, Great Britain officially departed the European Union on January 31. The full impact of this momentous action has yet to be realized, but it is certain to alter the global political and trade landscape.

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Paul Volcker, RIP.

In terms of direct impact on every American, no Fed leader stood taller (literally and figuratively) than Paul Volcker, who died last week at age 92. His passing should be noted especially by the generation that followed for whom “inflation” is a foreign concept.

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Personal Finance: Economic policy tools getting dull

For the past two weeks we have been looking at economic cycles and typical policy responses. But the characteristics of cycles have evolved over time, as have the responses to countercyclical intervention. This suggests a good news-bad news scenario: lower economic volatility, but reduced impact of government responses.

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