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Options narrow for Federal Reserve action

Jun 7, 2012
Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke is on Capitol Hill today and he's under pressure to do more to stimulate the economy in the United States.
Posted In: Ben Bernanke, Federal Reserve, interest rates, quantitative easing

Bernanke: Fed will act if there is risk

Jun 7, 2012
Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke was on Capital Hill today, he didn't rule out action, but did not suggest any immediate policy changes.
Posted In: Federal Reserve, Ben Bernanke, interest rates, quantitative easing

Should central banks be doing more?

Jun 6, 2012
There's been more and more talk of the world economy slowing down. Still, the European Central Bank isn't changing its interest rate, and the Federal Reserve hasn't budged yet.
Posted In: European Central Bank, Federal Reserve, global recession

Who are the biggest holders of U.S. debt?

Jun 4, 2012
There's always talk that foreigners -- China, especially -- hold all of our debt, but that isn't true.
Posted In: Treasuries, Federal Reserve

Jobs data may determine Fed's next step

Jun 1, 2012
May's job data, which comes out today, could help determine whether the Federal Reserve pumps more money into the U.S. economy.
Posted In: Federal Reserve, jobs report, Unemployment, quantitative easing

Nearing 100, Federal Reserve crowdsources its centennial

May 31, 2012
The Federal Reserve is almost 100, and it wants your help in compiling an inventory of its history.
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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

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.
Posted In: Federal Reserve, Housing, Ben Bernanke

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

How will the Fed respond to March's jobs numbers?

Apr 9, 2012
March's disappointing jobs report could push the Federal Reserve to do more to spur job growth. Chairman Ben Bernanke is expected to speak on the subject today in Atlanta.
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