The National Economists Club would like to thank our sponsors for making possible our 2015 annual sponsors.  We would like to thank our Diamond Level sponsors Cornerstone Macro and The Observatory Group as well as our Diamond Level sponsor - Econometrica.  Thanks so much for the support!

 

 

 


 

2015 Herbert Stein Memorial Lecture and Annual Members Dinner

Below are some links to news stories and commentary on our speaker from November 4, 2015, Stanley Fischer, Vice Chairman, Federal Reserve Board of Governors:

Financial Times
http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/d89818dc-8357-11e5-8e80-1574112844fd.html#axzz3qaDcfK8E

 

FISCHER SAYS ANCHORING OF INFLATION EXPECTATIONS IS DUE TO CONTINUED CREDIBILITY OF FED'S INDEPENDENCE FROM POLITICAL INTERFERENCE

Reuters

http://www.reuters.com/article/2015/11/05/usa-fed-fischer-idUSL1N12Z30N20151105#pWPPv0SsMfLmB8XK.97

 

Fed official hints at rate hike, says inflation is coming

Washington Examiner

http://www.washingtonexaminer.com/fed-official-hints-at-rate-hike-says-inflation-is-coming/article/2575695

 

Fed's Fischer: Falling unemployment will lead to higher inflation

 

Fed's Fischer: Current US deficits 'pretty respectable' as share of GDP

http://news.forexlive.com/!/feds-fischer-current-us-deficits-pretty-respectable-as-share-of-gdp-20151105

 

December Interest Rate Increase Is ‘a Live Possibility,’ Janet Yellen Says

New York Times

http://www.nytimes.com/2015/11/05/business/economy/fed-yellen-congress-interest-rates.html?_r=0

 

Yellen Says December Rate Hike Still Alive, Stocks Fall

Fox Business

http://www.foxbusiness.com/markets/2015/11/04/futures-little-changed-china-stocks-surge-4/

 

Yellen Says Rate Increase Possible in December

Nasdaq

http://www.nasdaq.com/article/yellen-says-rate-increase-possible-in-december-20151104-01013

 

Fischer says Fed may be closer than thought to its inflation target

Reuters UK

http://uk.reuters.com/article/2015/11/05/us-usa-fed-fischer-inflation-idUKKCN0SU05120151105

 

Fed’s Fischer warns against shackles on central bank

Financial Times

http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/d89818dc-8357-11e5-8e80-1574112844fd.html#axzz3qcoFq27L

 

Fischer Advocates for Fed Policy Independence in Post-Crisis Era

Bloomberg

http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2015-11-05/fischer-advocates-for-fed-policy-independence-in-post-crisis-era