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Fed holds interest rates steady in final policy meeting of tumultuous year; signals borrowing costs will not change anytime soon
Business

Fed holds interest rates steady in final policy meeting of tumultuous year; signals borrowing costs will not change anytime soon

The policy decision left the Fed’s benchmark overnight lending rate in its current target range between 1.50% and 1.75%, three-quarters of a percentage point below where it started the year

Paul Volcker was a great economist but his greatest lesson wasn’t on economics, it was on being a public servant
World

Paul Volcker was a great economist but his greatest lesson wasn’t on economics, it was on being a public servant

Regardless of what those answers turn out to be, the life of Paul Volcker offers guidance about the values they might want to embrace in seeking them.

US Fed more likely to opt for QE4 than a rate hike - and here's why
World

US Fed more likely to opt for QE4 than a rate hike - and here's why

The Austrian School of Economics predicts that America's economic woes cannot be ended with more liberal and free money. But that is exactly what the US Fed may end up doing for fear of another economic collapse.

Taking a home loan? This is how dual financing by banks might hurt you
Business

Taking a home loan? This is how dual financing by banks might hurt you

The problem is that while the urban cooperative banks are not allowed to carry out dual financing, there is nothing that stops scheduled commercial banks from doing the same.

10 things you need to know about K Natwar Singh
Politics

10 things you need to know about K Natwar Singh

The Paul Volcker committee gave a damning report on 27 October 2005 that the minister and his son Jagat Singh were part of the UN Iraqi oil-for-food scandal.

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

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?

The US takes to inflation targeting - and how!
Economy

The US takes to inflation targeting - and how!

The US Fed has announced an official inflation rate it will be targeting - 2 percent. It proposes to make policy more transparent.

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

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.<br /><br />

Global inflation: The picture is less scary than you think
Economy

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.