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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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Chairwoman Janet Yellen to deliver Federal Reserve report on monetary policy to Congress

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

Ben Bernanke Participates In IMF Research Conference
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 Committee on Tuesday and will follow tha ...
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Letter: Need a New Way to Teach Economics

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

Guinness Book of World Records Holder John Cassidy Performs at White House
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 market ...
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Tokyo/Beijing, July 23 (IANS) The 24-hour Japanese convenience chain FamilyMart announced Wednesday it has stopped buying chicken from the Chinese company Husi, which was shut down after selling meat past its expiry date, even as police in China arrested five people in this connection. | by IANS
 
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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

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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 ...
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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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