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Too Much Risk?

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Are asset prices climbing too far too fast? Do they signal the approach of an unsustainable boom that the FOMC should step in and stop before it gathers speed? Bubbles are notoriously hard to spot beforehand, and even if we were better at it, no one is sure what the best monetary policy response would be.

Are asset prices climbing too far too fast? Do they signal the approach of an unsustainable boom that the FOMC should step in and stop before it gathers speed? Bubbles are notoriously hard to spot beforehand, and even if we were better at it, no one is sure what the best monetary policy response would be.


Suggested citation: Haubrich, Joseph G., and Ben R. Craig, 2005. "Too Much Risk?" Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland, Economic Commentary, 03.15.2005.

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