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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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Fed weighs key questions this week on reversing its low-rate policies but may reveal little

Jul 29 2014 12:06pm CDT | Source: Canadian Business Online

WASHINGTON – This much is clear: The Federal Reserve will make another cut this week in its monthly bond purchases, which have been aimed at keeping long-term loan rates low. This much is not: When will the Fed start tightening its interest-rate policy to thwart any runaway inflation? How will it do so? And when will the Fed start paring its enormous $4 trillion-plus investment portfolio — a step that will put upward pressure on interest rate ...
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The Fed suckered IBM into a failing cloud strategy?

Jul 25 2014 8:38am CDT | Source: BetaNews

Economist David Stockman, who is probably best known for being President Reagan’s budget director back in the era of voodoo economics, has been particularly outspoken about IBM as a poster child for bad policy on the part of the US Federal Reserve. How this would be isn’t immediately obvious but I think is worth exploring because IBM is far from the only company so afflicted. There’s an important effect here to be understood about corporate motivations and t ...
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WTO fails to reach trade facilitation agreement
Geneva, Aug 2 (IANS) Negotiations at the World Trade Organisation(WTO) has failed to agree on the implementation of the trade facilitation agreement as the deadline of July 31 passed. | by IANS
 
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Japanese men's life expectancy over 80 years for first time
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Chairwoman Janet Yellen to deliver Federal Reserve report on monetary policy to Congress

Jul 15 2014 2:23am CDT | Source: Canadian Business Online

WASHINGTON – Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen will have some good news to tell Congress this week about the health of the labour market. But lawmakers will likely press her to provide more information on just how the central bank intends to react to the good news. Yellen is scheduled to deliver the Fed’s twice-a-year report to Congress on interest-rate policy and the economy. She testifies before the Senate Banking C ...
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Letter: Need a New Way to Teach Economics

Jun 19 2014 12:10am CDT | Source: The Huntington News

Remember the walkout of students from their Principles of Economics class at Harvard a couple of years ago in solidarity with the “Occupy” movement? They thought that the economics they were being taught was doctrinaire, failed to provide a balanced perspective on the real existing economy and did not show sufficient empathy for the 45 million people living in poverty. No wonder – the economics being taught on blackboards in almost all classrooms makes it appear as though m ...
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Despite uptick in inflation, Fed likely to remain in wait-and-see mode at this week’s meeting

Jun 17 2014 1:00pm CDT | Source: Canadian Business Online

WASHINGTON – The Federal Reserve received some further cause for discussion at its policy meeting this week with a report Tuesday of a surprising jump in consumer inflation. Yet most economists aren’t altering their view that the Fed’s first interest rate increase is at least a year away. Analysts cautioned that that time frame could change if inflation were to accelerate. The consumer price index rose 0.4 per cent in May, the government said, and has risen 2.1 per cent over the past 12 m ...
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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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