Danielle DiMartino Booth: Can Fed’s Powell Thread the Needle as Banks Flounder and Inflation Persists?

Money Show, Released on 3/29/23

Danielle DiMartino Booth is CEO and Chief Strategist for Quill Intelligence LLC. In this interview, the Federal Reserve policy expert and market strategist explains the delicate policy needle that Jay Powell must thread. She explains how the Fed Chairman has to try to support the banking sector on one hand, while keeping inflation at bay on the other. She also explains the two biggest credit quality threats the nation’s banks face, as well as provides more background on the interest rate risks that took down Silicon Valley Bank amid widespread deposit flight. Finally, Danielle shares some thoughts about what she’ll discuss at the upcoming MoneyShow/TradersEXPO Las Vegas set for April 24-26, 2023 at the Paris Las Vegas.

Danielle DiMartino Booth is CEO & Chief Strategist for Quill Intelligence LLCa research and analytics firm. She spent nine years as an advisor to Richard W. Fisher at the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas. Danielle left the Fed in 2015 to found Money Strong, LLC, an economic consulting firm and launched a weekly economic newsletter She is the author of Fed Up: An Insider’s Take on Why the Federal Reserve is Bad for America. DiMartino Booth began her career in New York at Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette and Credit Suisse, where she worked fixed income and the public and private equity markets. Danielle earned her BBA as a College of Business Scholar at the University of Texas at San Antonio. She holds an MBA in Finance and International Business from the University of Texas at Austin and an MS in Journalism from Columbia University.

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Igby MacDavitt

Can a doctor do micro-surgery with a sledgehammer? C’mon, there is no threading the needle here.