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6 hrs ago | Reuters

Yellen shows her hand

The difference between the Federal Reserve Board of Chairwoman Janet Yellen and that of her immediate predecessor Ben Bernanke is becoming clear.

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Related Topix: Federal Reserve Bank, Business News

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Reuters

DIARY - Top economic Events to April 29

Former chairman of the U.S. Federal Reserve, Ben Bernanke, will give a speech entitled "Eight Years of Crisis Management at the Federal Reserve and the Way Forward" - 1545 GMT.

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Wall Street Journal

Fed Bond-Buying Delivered 'Significant' Boost to U.S. Economy, IMF Researchers Say

Former Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke famously quipped in his closing days that the problem with quantitative easing is that "it works in practice but it doesn't work in theory."

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MarketWatch

The Fed's enormous balance sheet in seven charts

It's a big number, even by Washington standards. It's twice the government expenditures for all 50 states, equal to the net worth of 56 Bill Gates and could buy 6.5 billion iPhones, notes Vincent Reinhart, chief U.S. economist at Morgan Stanley.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

New Vision

Losing interest

By Barry Eichengreen Two of the world's most prominent economic institutions, the International Monetary Fund and Former US Treasury Secretary Larry Summers, recently warned that the global economy may be facing an extended period of low interest rates.

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Learn Bonds

Economic and Demographic Trends Pointing to More Modest Economic Growth

Current global economic and demographic trends are pointing to more modest economic growth than what has prevailed in recent decades.

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Related Topix: Financial Markets

Foreign Policy

What Yellen Didn't Say - By Jamila Trindle

In her first major speech on monetary policy since taking the helm at the U.S. Federal Reserve in February, Janet Yellen said that she'll be watching the labor market and inflation and keeping an eye out for any other surprises that might derail the U.S. economic recovery as she considers how long to keep interest rates close to zero.

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Related Topix: Financial Markets

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Mail & Guardian

Eurozone stimulus may boost rand

If stimulus measures move over to the eurozone, it could spell a slight respite for South Africa's beleaguered currency.

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SFGate

Yellen: Fed stimulus still needed

Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen, center, speaks during a luncheon at the Economic Club of New York on Wednesday, April 16, 2014.

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Safehaven

Doug Casey's Coming Super-Bubble

In many of my conversations with legendary speculator Doug Casey since the crash of 2008, Doug has talked about a coming super-bubble.

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Kiplinger Online

New Fed Chief, New Unemployment Approach

With Janet Yellen's greater emphasis on slack in the labor market, part-time grocery worker Vicki Lira is the new face of Fed policy.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

Mid-Day Mumbai

Talking to Bill, schmoozing with Ben

Last year, when we had attended his talk with Bill Clinton, we recall congratulating our friend, the banker Uday Kotak, not only on his hitherto unknown moderating skills, but also on the excellent execution of the evening.

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Wall Street Journal

Rebuttal for Rajan: Bernanke Defends U.S. Policy in Visit to Mumbai

Less than a week since Reserve Bank of India Governor Raghuram Rajan criticized U.S. monetary policy in a visit to Washington D.C., former U.S. Federal Reserve chairman Ben Bernanke, landed in Mumbai with a rebuttal.

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The Hartford Courant

Fed should beef up low-rate vows, two officials say

The U.S. Federal Reserve ought not to raise interest rates until the economy is much closer to full strength, two of the Fed's most dovish policymakers said on Tuesday.

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The Washington Post

3 big things to look for in Yellena s first monetary policy speech

But that will likely change on Wednesday, when Yellen is slated to address the Economic Club of New York.

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Consumer Default Rates Drop to Eight-Year Low, S&P/Experian Says - Bloomberg

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President Obama will nominate Janet L. Yellen to be the next head of the Federal Reserve, the White House said Tuesday.

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The Bennington Banner

An overlooked opportunity in the education debate

There has been a lot of attention lately to rising education costs and how we fund education in Vermont.

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Related Topix: Vermont, Education Etc., Stowe, VT, Opinion

Mon Apr 14, 2014

NJ.com

Pulitzer-Prize winning author speaks about energy, global politics

"So many of the big questions around the world, and you realize that energy figures in them, whether it's Ukraine, whether it's the future of the Middle East, whether it's US-Chinese relations in the Pacific," said energy expert Daniel Yergin in an interview with The Brown and White.

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National Public Radio

Geithner Book Tour To Include Bernanke, Paulson

Former Treasury Secretary Timothy F. Geithner won't be the only famous person on stage for his upcoming book tour.

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