Federal Reserve

Don’t bet on interest rates rising

27 January 2022 6:35 pm

So is this really it: the end of the era of virtually zero interest rates? There was a marked pullback…

Inflation fears grow

13 May 2021 8:45 pm

Two months ago The Spectator reported on what was keeping Rishi Sunak awake at night ahead of the Budget: an inflation…

The world is stuck in a debt trap

28 September 2019 9:00 am

I don’t usually get up early just for an appointment at a bank. Yet last Tuesday in New York, I…

Yes, Jay Powell is the compromise candidate for the Federal Reserve – but not a bad one at that

11 November 2017 9:00 am

Perhaps we should be relieved that Donald Trump has made a dull appointment to succeed Janet Yellen as chairman of…

Our terrified central bankers have sat on interest rates long enough

26 September 2015 8:00 am

When news broke last Thursday evening that the US Federal Reserve had decided to keep interest rates on hold, I…

The warning signs of a new credit crunch

26 July 2014 9:00 am

Think we’ve done enough to avoid another financial crisis? Think again

The American economy vs gravity

22 February 2014 9:00 am

Reality may be about to reassert itself after an extraordinary hot streak

Charles Moore’s notes: Liberal-leaning Muslims are the people most opposed to the niqab

21 September 2013 9:00 am

We are not allowed to know any details about the Muslim woman, charged with intimidating a witness, who has been…