"Tracking the Fed in Transition"
The Fed is in transition with a new Fed chair and determining when and how fast to taper its quantitative easing programs. Rogers focuses on how to track Fed policy and the key economic news affecting Fed decisions. Unwinding the Fed’s hugely expanded balance sheet will require innovative techniques and some likely but alternative scenarios will be discussed.
Attend This Meeting to Learn:
Possible QE tapering scenarios that may unfold in 2014
Issues the Fed faces with unwinding their balance sheet in 2014 and beyond
How to track Fed policy and the economic news that impacts the Fed's decisions
Reasons to Attend This Meeting:
- Understand the transition issues the Fed faces as we enter 2014
- Become aware of how to avoid Fed-related "surprises" that may impact your investments
- Gain insight into Fed workings and thought processes
Discussed By:R. Mark Rogers
R. Mark Rogers is Econoday’s Senior Economist specializing in tracking U.S economic indicators and U.S. monetary policy. Prior to joining Econoday, he spent 19 years at the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta and was Macroeconomic Forecast Coordinator and provided briefings on economic trends to the bank president prior to Fed policy meetings. Rogers has published on economic indicators, including Handbook of Economic Indicators and The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Economic Indicators.
When & Where
AAII Silicon Valley Chapter
The AAII Silicon Valley Chapter is affiliated with the American Association of Individual Investors (AAII), a nonprofit corporation founded in 1978 for the purpose of assisting individuals in becoming effective managers of their own assets through programs of education, information and research.
AAII local chapters are grassroots organizations led by volunteer AAII members, and allow AAII to extend its mission "person to person" to individual investors in their own communities by offering meetings that provide unbiased investment education in a social context.