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Two Percent Inflation: A Good Thing or A Bad Thing

Source: Business Balla | Apr 8 2014, 4:08pm CDT | by Forbes

Maybe it’s just me, but it seems like every time Janet Yellen speaks publicly she goes out of her way to call attention...
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These Charts Show How QE Rescued America From The Great Recession

Oct 28 2014 10:05am CDT | Source: Business Insider

In the dark days of 2008 following the collapse of Lehman Brothers it looked to many like the global economy was facing an economic collapse on a scale not seen before in living memory. In November of that year the Federal Reserve undertook its first round of unorthodox policy in the form of large scale asset purchases, commonly called Quantitative Easing (QE), in an effort to avert that disaster. Six years later the Fed appears to have su ...
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Geithner defends terms of AIG bailout, citing risky conduct; interest rate said ‘crazily high’

Oct 8 2014 2:42pm CDT | Source: Canadian Business Online

WASHINGTON – Former top regulator Timothy Geithner defended terms of the U.S. government’s bailout of American International Group Inc., saying Wednesday that the insurance giant’s exceptionally risky behaviour had caused losses that called for strict treatment. The terms included a huge government stake in the company and an interest rate called “crazily high” by a government official. Geithner headed the New York Federal Reserve when it extende ...
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Ben Bernanke Dines With Hedge Fund Billionaires In New York As He Rakes In The Big Bucks

Source: Business Balla | Mar 27 2014, 5:10pm CDT | by Forbes

Ben Bernanke Dines With Hedge Fund Billionaires In New York As He Rakes In The Big Bucks
A couple of months after stepping down from the job in which he is credited with averting a global financial crisis...
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Taper II and Goodbye Mr. Bernanke

Source: Business Balla | Jan 29 2014, 3:09pm CST | by Forbes

While I wasn’t surprised that the FOMC accelerated their taper today, I wouldn’t have been surprised had they hit the...
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Ben Bernanke: 'We Tried To Do The Right Thing' (And Other Quotes Of The Week)

Source: Business Balla | Jan 19 2014, 4:32pm CST | by Forbes

Ben Bernanke: 'We Tried To Do The Right Thing' (And Other Quotes Of The Week)
Outgoing Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke delivered far-ranging remarks this week at a Hutchins Center on Fiscal and Monetary...
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It's Not A Bubble Until It's Officially Denied, Singapore Edition

Source: Business Balla | Jan 16 2014, 5:45am CST | by Forbes

It's Not A Bubble Until It's Officially Denied, Singapore Edition
There must be an unwritten rule in the shadowy world of central banking that demands that dangerous, society-...
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The Fed Taper: Dances With Wolves

Source: Business Balla | Dec 20 2013, 1:02pm CST | by Forbes

The Fed Taper: Dances With Wolves
In case it wasn’t obvious, Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke had to initiate “the taper.” Why? Not just because Uncle Ben...
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Inflation, jobs will drive further US taper (Comment: Special to IANS)

Source: Business Balla | Dec 20 2013, 4:02am CST | by IANS

The Federal Open Market Committee's announcement Wednesday to reduce the Federal Reserve's monthly purchases of Mortgage Backed Securities and Treasuries of $85 billion a month to $75 billion a month came as a surprise to many market participants.
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