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Wednesday, November 30, 2011

Did the Fed Go Far Enough?

More comments at the NY Times Room for Debate on today's announcement that monetary authorities are taking steps to increase the availability of dollar loans to foreign banks in the hopes of avoiding a Lehman-like crisis. The question we were asked is:

Should the Fed be more aggressive in dealing with Europe’s financial crisis? What are the risks of its involvement?

Here are our responses:

[Additional comments here.]

    Posted by on Wednesday, November 30, 2011 at 04:29 PM in Economics, Financial System, International Finance, Monetary Policy | Permalink  Comments (15)


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