Tag: Ben Bernanke

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Federal Reserve Cuts Stimulus to $65 Billion a Month

The U.S. Federal Reserve on Wednesday announced a further $10 billion cut to its monthly bond purchases as...

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Fed Expected to Announce Further $10 Billion Taper Today

Turmoil in emerging markets and a month of disappointing job growth at home are unlikely to deter the...

[gold pill]

Gold Investors on the Clock Today

By 2:00 p.m. EST today, the world’s gold investors will have a better idea of what lies ahead...

[Janet Yellen]

Yellen’s Confirmation as Fed Chair Will Leave Easy-Money Policies, Risks Intact

The Senate’s overwhelming vote to approve Janet Yellen to become the next chair of the Federal Reserve puts...

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Fed Comments Lower Stocks for Second Session of New Year

The S&P has fallen for a second consecutive session to begin 2014 thanks to comments from outgoing Federal...

[Janet Yellen]

Senate sets Monday Vote on Janet Yellen to Head Fed

Janet Yellen moved toward final approval as the Federal Reserve's next chair after the U.S. Senate set a...

[Cartoon: Janet Yellen printing money]

As Fed Chief, Yellen will Leave Bernanke’s Policies Intact

Yellen seemed to discount any notion that the Fed’s massive quantitative easing, or QE, programs will create asset...

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Bernanke: Low Rates to Endure Long after QE Ends

Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke said yesterday, “The target for the federal funds rate is likely to remain...

John Allison, President & CEO of the Cato Institute, Addresses Liberty, Limited Government and the Financial Crisis

I had the pleasure of talking this week with John Allison, president & CEO of the Cato Institute.

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Fed Largess Aids U.S. Financial Strength BofA Deems Unrivaled

Five years after Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke cut U.S. interest rates toward zero to end the worst...