Did the West Coast Port Dispute Contribute to the First-Quarter GDP Slowdown?
Mary Amiti, Tyler Bodine-Smith, Michele Cavallo, and Logan T. Lewis The decline in U.S. GDP of 0.2 percent in the first quarter of 2015 was much larger than market analysts expected, with net exports subtracting a staggering 1.9 percentage points (seasonally adjusted annualized rate). A range of factors is being discussed in policy circles to […]
What Do Bond Markets Think about “Too-Big-to-Fail” Since Dodd-Frank?
As we discussed in our post on Monday, the Dodd-Frank Act includes provisions to address whether banks remain “too big to fail.”