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My Letter to the Wall Street Journal

The Wall Street Journal just published a letter of mine, Debt Bomb has Shorter Fuse Than Many Citizens Think (credit to them for the snappy title, and to my wife Corrina for invaluable editing).  I respond to the Journal’s recent editorial Obama’s … Continue reading

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My FT Alphaville Commentary on Managing U.S. Treasury Debt

My commentary Go Long, Mr Mnuchin has just been posted at FT Alphaville of the Financial Times. I address whether the U.S. Treasury debt should be lengthened and whether it should sell 50-year or 100-year bonds.  I think that “ultra-long” bonds are … Continue reading

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The Money We Live With

My friend Matt Hergott has just published The Money We Live With: Understanding the World Through the Prism of Modern Money, an Amazon eBook. From the Introduction: This book is about contemporary money, how it is used by policymakers to … Continue reading

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Fourth Annual Municipal Finance Conference

I hope you can join us in Boston this summer at the Fourth Annual Municipal Finance Conference.  The conference will be hosted on August 7 by Brandeis International Business School and the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston.  The conference has evolved … Continue reading

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Article in Pensions & Investments

An article of mine appeared in the  online edition of Pensions & Investments the other day.  In Did the Treasury undermine the Fed?, I respond to a highly-publicized paper by four Harvard scholars that claimed that the U.S. Treasury sold too much … Continue reading

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“After the Taper” Slides Now Available

On November 3, I gave a talk titled “After the Taper: Risks for the Fed and the Treasury” to the Denver Chapter of the Global Association of Risk Professionals (“GARP”). We had an interesting mix of attendees from around the … Continue reading

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Adventures with the Treasury and the Fed

Last year, my wife and I put on an event to recognize the success of a fast-growing division of the Hunt Companies.  The event was held at the Boettcher Mansion on Lookout Mountain outside Denver.  Corrina, a sommelier and chef, … Continue reading

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