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Why low inflation can be dangerous

Apr 11, 2014
Some at the Fed are worried the inflation rate, around 1 percent, is too low.
Posted In: inflation, Fed

Weekly Wrap: Consumer confidence? 'Meh'

Mar 28, 2014
Kai talks to John Carney from the Wall Street Journal and Leigh Gallagher from Fortune for the Weekly Wrap.
Posted In: consumer confidence, housing market, Fed

Why the Federal Reserve is vague about interest rates

Mar 19, 2014
Fed Chair Janet Yellen loves transparency, to a point.
Posted In: Janet Yellen, Federal Reserve, Fed

The Fed: Cash cow or sitting duck?

Jan 15, 2014
When the Fed sends less money to the Capitol, it also loses some political capital.
Posted In: Fed, bonds

A Fed explainer: What's Reverse Repo?

Jan 14, 2014
The Fed is testing out new tools to fight inflation that may be coming down the road.
Posted In: Fed, Yellen, Reverse Repo, interest rates

The Fed's new tools

Jan 13, 2014
Economists say the Fed's massive balance sheet isn't a concern, thanks to new tools.
Posted In: Fed, stimulus, bonds, securities

You're invited! It's the Fed's 100th anniversary!

Dec 23, 2013
Marketplace invites you to the party of the year.
Posted In: Federal Reserve, Fed

$4.04 trillion in assets

Dec 19, 2013
As of yesterday, that's how much the Fed held on its books.
Posted In: Fed, bond buying, taper, stimulus

All’s well that tapers well

Dec 18, 2013
On Wednesday, the Federal Reserve announced it will cut its bond-buying program by $10 billion starting January. So what about this whole tapering thing? What’s it gonna mean for you and me and Aunt Mabel?
Posted In: Fed, taper, Bernanke, bond buying, stimulus, QE

Fed tapering: Bernanke okays plan to trim bond-buying

Dec 18, 2013
The long awaited move has come. The Fed says its going to cut its monthly asset purchases by $10 billion.
Posted In: Fed, QE, taper, bond-buying

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