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Federal Reserve holding off on new action... for now

Apr 26, 2012
The Fed has ended its two-day meeting and the conclusion is the economy isn't bad enough to take new action now.
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Fed holds off on new steps to help U.S. economy

Apr 26, 2012
The Federal Reserve won't be taking any major new steps to help the economy at this time, and the reason is that the Fed expects the U.S. economy to grow at about 3 percent this year.
Posted In: Federal Reserve, GDP, Ben Bernanke

Could the U.S. follow the U.K. into another recession?

Apr 26, 2012
The Federal Reserve has upgraded its forecast for the U.S. economy in 2012 but also downgraded its outlooks for 2013 and 2014. There are worries the U.S. could fall back into recession just like the U.K. did.
Posted In: Federal Reserve, Ben Bernanke, UK

The man who makes Ben Bernanke look good

Apr 17, 2012
Lenny Gilleo, that's who. He owns a barber shop in the Federal Reserve building in Washington, D.C.
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Fed money played no role in Watergate

Apr 4, 2012
At the Federal Reserve's latest meeting, only two of 10 voting committee members support additional stimulus. The Fed inspector general, meanwhile, released a report that Fed money didn't contribute to the Watergate burglary, or to Saddam Hussein and Iraq getting weapons in the 1980s.
Posted In: Federal Reserve, Ben Bernanke, Ron Paul, Watergate

Bernanke in translation: Rates will stay low

Mar 26, 2012
Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke says U.S. needs faster job growth before Fed changes monetary policy.
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Markets reacting to health care hearings

Mar 26, 2012
Twenty-six states are challenging the law, parts of which are already in place. Could the arguments for either side be affecting investors today?
Posted In: Ben Bernanke, health care reform law, Supreme Court

Bernanke gives lectures on gold standard

Mar 20, 2012
The Federal Reserve chairman went back to the classroom today.
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Ben Bernanke remains cautious in House remarks

Mar 1, 2012
The Federal Reserve chairman was careful about what he said yesterday in his speech on the U.S. economy to the House Financial Services Committee.
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Happy #FedValentines Day!

Feb 10, 2012
The favorite holiday of economists and business journalists.
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