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    Off The Cuff: Understanding The Trouble With Repo Rates

    Is a liquidity crisis brewing?
    by Adam Taggart

    Friday, September 20, 2019, 7:10 PM

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In this week’s Off The Cuff podcast, Chris and Wolf Richter discuss:

  • What is the repo rate?
  • Why did the rate suddenly skyrocket?
  • Why a liquidity crisis is so dangerous
  • Will the Fed really start up QE again?

Something completely unexpected happened this week. Banks started running out of cash reserves. As a result, the cost for them to borrow money overnight — the repo rate — suddenly skyrocketed, taking the banking system and the Federal Reserve by surprise.

While the situation appears under control for now, it is not a good sign nor a healthy one for the financial system.

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