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Obama, House Republicans move toward austerity

Apr 10, 2013
David Kelly, chief global strategist at JP Morgan Funds, joins Marketplace Morning Report host Jeremy Hobson to explain Obama's proposed budget and how it differs from House Republican plans.
Posted In: Federal Reserve, federal budget, Obama

Test yourself: The Federal Reserve Time Machine

Mar 20, 2013
Think you can figure out the Federal Reserve's position on inflation and unemployment in 2012 compared to today? Test your smarts.
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Quantitative easing is here to stay: Analyst

Mar 20, 2013
Juli Niemann, analyst with Smith, Moore & Company, joins Marketplace Morning Report host Jeremy Hobson to explain why the Federal Reserve is likely to continue with quantitative easing.
Posted In: Federal Reserve, quantitative easing

Federal Reserve meets, considers future of quantitative easing

Mar 20, 2013
The Federal Reserve is finishing up a meeting today in Washington, to which many economists and investors are looking for signs of just how long the central bank intends to keep up its aggressive monetary easing.
Posted In: Federal Reserve, quantitative easing

Stressed out? Banks get the Fed's diagnosis

Mar 7, 2013
As the Federal Reserve issues its annual stress test results for big banks, the question is do they have enough cash to survive a deep recession, a 50 percent stock market fall and 12 percent unemployment?
Posted In: Federal Reserve, stress tests, banking

Will you take a hit from the sequester?

Feb 27, 2013
Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke has warned members of Congress that the sequester's spending cuts, which kick in on Friday, will harm the already fragile economic recovery.
Posted In: sequester, Ben Bernanke, Federal Reserve

Federal Reserve Chief Ben Bernanke takes the stand

Feb 26, 2013
In his semi-annual report to Congress, Ben Bernanke reaffirmed the Federal Reserves bond buying policy, but said monetary policy alone cannot prop up the economy.
Posted In: Ben Bernanke, Federal Reserve, Monetary and fiscal policy

Global markets tank on concerns over Federal Reserve meeting

Feb 21, 2013
On Wednesday, the central bank released meeting minutes which showed division over whether to continue its stimulative policy of quantitative easing.
Posted In: Federal Reserve, quantitative easing, stock market

U.S. production falls, Chevy Silverado stalls

Feb 15, 2013
The Federal Reserve said this morning that production at U.S. factories declined last month after two months of gains. Industrial production fell by 0.4 percent.
Posted In: Federal Reserve, Auto, chevrolet

Another Fed meeting... Why bother?

Jan 30, 2013
With interest rates locked near zero until 6.5 percent unemployment, what's the point of meeting until then?
Posted In: Fed, Federal Reserve, Economy, interest rates

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