Apr 26, 2017
Conflicts of Interest in Securitization and the U.S. Housing Crisis
This Notes from the Vault post assesses the recent literature on whether conflicts of interest in securitization contributed to the U.S. housing crisis.
Apr 08, 2017
Market Probability Tracker Updated
On Friday, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics released March's employment report. Find out how this affected the market's assessment of future rate moves at the Market Probability Tracker.
Feb 27, 2017
Interest on Reserves
The Federal Reserve's payment of interest on reserves has generated some controversy and may result in more as rates increase. This Notes from the Vault post considers the implications of such payments.
Jan 30, 2017
The Revolving Door
The so-called revolving door between industry and the regulatory agencies is a recurring concern. This Notes from the Vault post provides a high-level overview of this issue.
Jan 05, 2017
To Fail or Not to Fail? A Discussion of Banking's "Too Big to Fail" Problem
1/5/2017 - The problem of financial institutions whose distress would be large enough to imperil the larger economy has vexed policymakers for decades. The podcast looks at some of the challenges involved in solving too big to fail.