Are successful interventions random events?

Humpage, Owen F.
March 1996
Economic Commentary;03/01/96, p1
Trade Publication
Looks at the theoretical links between exchange-rate fundamentals and the United States government's practice of entering the foreign exchange market in an attempt to influence the behavior of exchange rates. Links between the practice of intervention and market expectations; Number of successful interventions over a period of frequent and heavy United States intervention; Random occurrence of successful interventions.


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