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Is Rajan trying to do what Paul Volcker did in the US ?

Sep 21, 2013

Is Rajan trying to do what Paul Volcker did in the US ?

Can Rajan like Volcker did, bring inflation under control by raising interest rates? Or can he just keep sending signals to the government by raising interest rates to get its house in order, so that inflation can be brought under control? #RBI #Interest rates #US Fed #Raghuram Rajan #Paul Volcker
Oil-for-food scam: CIC dismisses RTI query on sensitive report

May 27, 2013

Oil-for-food scam: CIC dismisses RTI query on sensitive report

The Central Information Commission has dismissed an RTI appeal seeking disclosure of a report on Volcker Committee investigation in oil-for-food scam in which names of some prominent Indian politicians had emerged. #India #United Nations #NewsTracker #Central Information Commission #Volcker Committee #Virendra Dayal #Arun Kumar Aggarwal #Paul Volcker Committee
US CEOs beware, you can go to jail for proprietary trading

Oct 08, 2011

US CEOs beware, you can go to jail for proprietary trading

It is unclear if regulators will seek CEO imprisonment or hefty fines as potential penalties for violating the Volcker rule. Whatever regulators might put in place, fines would be a far more likely punishment if any are ever doled out, banking lawyers said. #NewsTracker #JPMorgan Chase & Co. #Goldman Sachs #Paul Volcker
Global inflation: The picture is less scary than you think

Aug 13, 2011

Global inflation: The picture is less scary than you think

But that does not mean policymakers in developing countries can lower their inflation guard. Talk of currency wars has not gone away. #United States #Business/Finance #Inflation #OurObsession #Federal Reserve System #Monetary policy #Deflation #Paul Volcker

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India needs lower taxes, supply side miracle - not rate hikes

Sep 17, 2011

India needs lower taxes, supply side miracle - not rate hikes

The RBI's rate hikes will not work ultimately. What India needs is a supply side miracle and tax cuts that will stimulate the economy and increase investment. #RBI #How This Works #Paul Volcker #Reagan Revolution #Stagflation

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India needs lower taxes, supply side miracle - not rate hikes

Jul 03, 2014

What Is Yellen's Unemployment Rate?

Fed Chairwoman Janet Yellen spoke with IMF President Christine Lagard at an epoch-making conference yesterday. It was epoch-making (with luminaries such a ex-Fed Chair Paul Volcker in attendance), because Ms. Yellen in effect said, by emphasizing her...