“FOMC Sentiment Extraction and its Transmission to Financial Markets”
Since December 2004, the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC), the governing board that determines U.S. monetary policy, has expedited the release of the minutes of its meetings from six to three weeks after the meetings are held. The reasoning behind this move is that markets benefit from having information from the minutes sooner. But does information in the minutes actually cause a reaction in the financial market?
Friday Forum Spring 2016 Schedule
Fridays, 12:30 – 2:00pm
Humanities 1, Room 202
A weekly interdisciplinary colloquium series for sharing graduate research across the humanities. Join us for light refreshments and weekly presentations by your fellow graduate students.
April 8th- Andrew Woods, Politics
April 15th- Claudia Lopez, Sociology
April 22nd- Jordan Reznick, HAVC
April 29th- Erin McElroy- Feminist Studies
May 6th- Raul Tadle- Economics
May 13th- Cathy Thomas, Literature
May 20th- Trung Nguyen, History of Consciousness
May 27th- Rebecca Ora, Film of Digital Media
June 3rd- Veronica Zablotsky, Feminist Studies