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16 hrs ago | The Heartland Institute

Federal Reserve Policies Cause Booms and Busts

Since the economic crisis of 2008-2009, the Federal Reserve - America's central bank - has expanded the money supply in the banking system by over $4 trillion, and has manipulated key interest rates to keep them so artificially low that when adjusted for price inflation, several of them have been actually negative.

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Madden 15 Gameplay! (So Much Rage!!)

Critics Slam 'Ice Bucket Challenge' as 'Slacktivism' and 'Stunt Philanthropy'

Police Fatally Shoot Another Black Male Near Ferguson

Should the U.S. Capitol Have a POW/MIA Memorial?

20 hrs ago | Dealbreaker

Art Dealer's Husband Thinks Ecb Qe Would Be Terrible

Remember Philipp Hildebrand? 'Bout yea high? Firecracker of a wife? Had to step down as head of the Swiss National Bank because in between hedge-fund managing and art-dealing , said firecracker couldn't resist the franc-dollar spread that her husband was helping create? Well, Phil's clearly itching to do some central banking again.

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Related Topix: Swiss National Bank, Financial Services, Banking

Yesterday | The Washington Post

Wonkbook: What the worlda s top central bankers will be talking about at Jackson Hole

Welcome to Wonkbook, Wonkblog's morning policy news primer by Puneet Kollipara .

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Related Topix: Financial Markets, US Politics, US News

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Newsday

Ben Bernanke to speak at LIA fall luncheon

Former Federal Reserve chairman Ben Bernanke will be the speaker at the annual fall luncheon of the Long Island Association, the region's largest business group.

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Foreign Affairs

Print Less but Transfer More

In the decades following World War II, Japan's economy grew so quickly and for so long that experts came to describe it as nothing short of miraculous.

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Live Charts

US open: Stocks rally as geopolitical tensions ease

US stocks advanced as tensions in Ukraine and Iraq cooled. Ukrainian Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin and his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov in Berlin made progress on talks in Berlin to solve the crisis, which helped to lift sentiment on global equity markets.

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Related Topix: Financial Markets, Iraq, World News, Middle East

News Max

Yellen Confronts Labor Market of Millions Working Part Time

Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen has a stubborn warning light blinking on her labor market dashboard: A group of Americans larger than Washington state's population can find only part-time work.

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

Reuters

Global Economy Weekahead-No Fed fireworks, but plenty of clues, expected at Jackson Hole

Flashes of illumination rather than fireworks are expected at this week's annual meeting of top central bankers and economists in Jackson Hole, Wyoming.

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Sat Aug 16, 2014

Albany Times Union

Paul Krugman: What can be done to avoid a Forever Slump

It's hard to believe, but almost six years have passed since the fall of Lehman Bros.

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Wall Street Journal

Job Openings Hit 13-Year High in June

The number of job openings across the U.S. economy reached a 13-year high in June, and workers showed increasing willingness to quit, signaling steady improvement in the labor market.

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Related Topix: Housing, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance

Fri Aug 15, 2014

Reuters

DIARY -Top Economic Events to Aug 28

Federal Open Market Committee will release the minutes of its July policy meeting - 1800 GMT.

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Fox News

Jackson Hole, Data Deluge on Tap Next Week

Seemingly endless turmoil in Eastern Europe once again spooked Wall Street on Friday, sending the benchmark equity indexes gyrating.

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Salon

Paul Krugman: Want to strengthen the recovery? Stop listening to paranoid inflationistas

It's been nearly six years since the demise of Lehman Brothers "ushered in the worst economic crisis since the 1930s," and New York Times columnist Paul Krugman would like to move on.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

Wall Street Journal

James Bullard Says Fed Getting 'Pretty Close' to Policy Goals

Falling unemployment and rising inflation are bringing the Federal Reserve closer to its goals more rapidly than policy makers had foreseen, and may justify raising interest rates as early as the end of the first quarter of 2015, St. Louis Fed President James Bullard said Thursday.

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South China Morning Post

Finance spin masters need to ensure the market will keep listening

Finance chiefs and central bankers are masters of the art, but care is needed to ensure audience still listening when it comes to market signals On a balmy Saturday afternoon in October 1983, then financial secretary John Bremridge faced the world's press.

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Wed Aug 13, 2014

Seeking Alpha

The Collapse Of Our Monetary System

Some regular readers requested for more information on the effects of hyperinflation.

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TheBlaze.com

The key libertarian in Warren Buffett's life who he never listened to

Warren Buffett has famously supported the Obama administration and other Democrats , even lending his name to the so-called " Buffett Rule ," which calls for raising income taxes on high earners.

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Related Topix: US News, Warren Buffett, US Politics, Ron Paul, Republican, US House of Representatives

Tue Aug 12, 2014

Reuters

INSIGHT-Yellen resolved to avoid raising rates too soon, fearing downturn

Approaching a historic turn in U.S. monetary policy, Janet Yellen has staked her tenure as chair of the Federal Reserve on a simple principle: she'd rather fight inflation than another economic downturn.

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Mon Aug 11, 2014

Star Tribune

Fed's No. 2 troubled by global economic growth

With the Teton Mountains behind them, Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke, left, and former Bank of Israel Governor Stanley Fischer walk together outside of the Jackson Hole Economic Symposium, Friday, Aug. 31, 2012, at Grand Teton National Park near Jackson Hole, Wyo.

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Seeking Alpha

Federal Reserve Tapering Part II: Emerging Market Local Debt Performance

In part two of our discussion, we focus on the impact of recent changes in Federal Reserve policy on locally-denominated fixed income across emerging markets .

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Related Topix: Financial Markets

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