Kitco News, Released on 5/19/22
The U.S. Federal Reserve is to blame for inflation and rising housing prices, said Danielle DiMartino Booth, CEO of Quill Intelligence, who said that 2023 is the year a housing crash could start.
Speaking to Michelle Makori, Editor-in-Chief of Kitco News at the Vancouver Resource Investment Conference, Booth, a former Fed insider, suggested that Powell could have tackled inflation sooner.
Danielle DiMartino Booth is CEO & Chief Strategist for Quill Intelligence LLC, a 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.