Tag: Eric Rosengren

Fed’s Rosengren: Distress Ahead for the Heavily Leveraged

Boston Federal Reserve Bank President Eric Rosengren opposed the pre-crisis rate cuts and now he is being proven right, the pandemic’s effects will be worse than otherwise because the Fed had less ammunition while some individuals and firms accumulated too much low-interest debt, he said Wednesday. “If this continues for some time and there’s some […]

Fed’s Rosengren: Unemployment to Rise “Dramatically”

The Federal Reserve is working to limit economic fallout from the pandemic and promote recovery, but unemployment is surging, and fiscal policy is “crucial,” Eric Rosengren, president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, said Wednesday. “The Federal Reserve is working to limit the financial and economic distress – to take actions that help avoid […]