Posts Tagged ‘bond bubble’

Notes From Underground: CNBC-CME trader sounds off

August 25, 2010

Yra Harris on CBNCClick on me to watch me discuss the uncertainty of the FED’s role and the BOND BUBBLE fallacy.

Notes From Underground: Jackson Hole is where the market focus will be … and Bernanke the main act?

August 25, 2010

It has been written in many domains that the speech to watch will be the paper delivered by Raghuram Rajan and Bill White. What will they say? We don’t have a clue but they are being given a great deal of pre-speech attention. Why? They have been proven prescient in their early views on the danger of asset bubbles and predicted the housing crash. Alan Greenspan belittled their work in 2005 and that is all we need to know. Even Bernanke, who was skeptical of the possibility of pricking asset bubbles, has given Professor Rajan much more respect than he previously did so will be particularly attentive to these two academics and the work they present.