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Wall Street Journal
Partisan Divide Over Fed on Display as Congressional Panel Considers Bill
The polarization of American politics now extends to the issue of whether interest rates should be determined by mathematical formulas.
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8 hrs ago
Fed Forever Blowing Bubbles - Thinks That Is OK
Just before the Fourth of July holiday, on July 2 to be exact, Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen repeated her view that rather than trying to pop bubbles in asset prices, the Fed should work to make sure that financial institutions are in good enough shape to withstand the effects of rapid deflation of a bubble.
Wed Jul 09, 2014
The San Diego Union-Tribune
Fed sees October end to stimulus
At a June 17-18 meeting, board members of the nation's central bank generally agreed to stop creating money for bond purchases designed to cut interest rates, according to an official account released Wednesday.
The Daily Caller
If All Goes Well, Fed To End Quantitative Easing By October
Federal Reserve officials have finally specified an end date to quantitative easing, saying that they will rapidly cut off monetary injections from $35 billion a month to zero by October if all goes according to plan, the Washington Examiner reports .
House Republicans Ignore Unemployment to Keep Inflation Low
Remember when Treasury Secretary Hank Paulson, Fed Chair Ben Bernanke, and Timothy Geithner, then President of the N.Y. Fed were running around yelling that the world was about to end? Yeah, that was back in the fall of 2008 when Lehman went under and this trio demanded that Congress immediately cough up $700 billion to bail out the banks or the ... (more)
Tue Jul 08, 2014
Wall Street Journal
Grand Central: Yellen Didn't Rule Out Monetary Policy to Combat Bubbles
Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen caused a stir last week when she appeared to rule out raising interest rates to tame financial bubbles.
Mon Jul 07, 2014
The Campbell Reporter
Yellen challenges echo Arthur Burns more than Greenspan
In this Wednesday, July 2, 2014, file photo, Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen speaks at the International Monetary Fund in Washington.
Gold's Fate Hinges On Bernanke
One of this week's main events will be the Congressional testimony from US Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke, which will conclude into the latter half of the week and give investors important clues with respect to the underlying policy bias that is shared by a majority of the voting members at the central bank.
New York Sun
Krugman's Last Hurrah?
'I'm a defender of the economic policies that we followed after World War II, that produced the best generation of economic growth that this country has ever experienced.
Sun Jul 06, 2014
Central banks ending era of clear promises, return to 'artful' policy
The world's major central banks are returning to a more opaque and artful approach to policymaking, ending a crisis-era experiment with explicit promises that they found risked their credibility and did not substitute for action.
Don't Listen to Bernanke: Buy the U.S. Dollar
This week's commentary from Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke sent signals suggesting the U.S. central bank is in no rush to put an end to its quantitative easing programs, and that these strategies might remain in place even if the economy does manage to pick up at a modest pace.
Sat Jul 05, 2014
The Macon Telegraph
What's making US economy a world beater? 5 factors
Yet the U.S. job market is humming, and the pace of economic growth is steadily rising.
Fri Jul 04, 2014
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If the Grinch had been pimping for a small pack of Grinchsters who impoverished the honest people of Whoville, then the Dr. Seuss poem cheap mulberry bags would have perfectly described Ben Bernanke, the Federal Reserve and the banksters that run the show here in the USA.
Mark Dampier: Bond fund has suffered with low rates but should bounce back
I have remarked a number of times how the 2008 financial crisis has been tortuously difficult for many fund managers to navigate.
Thu Jul 03, 2014
The China Post
Obama assembles variety of economists
U.S. President Barack Obama on Wednesday invited top economists to a private lunch at the White House for the second time in three weeks, tapping a broad array of ideological views as he seeks to assemble an economic agenda for the remaining 30 months of his presidency.
Obama Says 'Further Reforms' Needed To Rein In Wall Street
President Barack Obama described current Wall Street reforms as "still not a real efficient way for us to run a financial system."
Bill Gross Bets Big on Low Interest Rates
The chief investment officer of Pacific Investment Management Co . dropped almost $60 million of his wealth into closed-end funds in May and June, in addition to the roughly $140 million he has already sunk into such holding, accord into a report today by Bloomberg .
Power Doesn't Corrupt, It Just Forgets
So I'm watching Janet Yellen and Christine Lagarde discussing the state of the world economy at a Washington forum this week, and it hit me.
Buy Dollar, Sell S&P 500 After Bernanke
Dollar bulls have reasons to add to their positions after this week's comments from Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke.