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Central banks announce joint plan to avoid credit crunch

Nov 30, 2011
To increase liquidity, the European Central Bank and the Federal Reserve are teaming up.
Posted In: Europe debt crisis, European Central Bank, Federal Reserve, credit crunch

The Fed, ECB team up to give banks more access to cash

Nov 30, 2011
Central banks from around the world have reached a deal that they hope will increase liquidity and avoid global recession.
Posted In: Federal Reserve, European Central Bank, credit crunch

PODCAST: Central banks join forces

Nov 30, 2011
The European debt crisis spreads to American banks. The National Labor Relations Board could speed up the process for elections. In light of recent scandals, universities are taking a closer look at candidates before hiring them on. And the end of Napster has finally come.
Posted In: European Central Bank, Federal Reserve, credit crunch

Throwing money at the problem

Nov 30, 2011
Six central banks, led by the U.S. Federal Reserve, have announced a plan to inject dollars into the life support system keeping European banks alive. The move was meant to restore confidence in the global financial system.
Posted In: European Central Bank, Federal Reserve, Europe debt crisis

Central banks unite to help Europe

Nov 30, 2011
The Federal Reserve and other major central banks take coordinated action to provide cheap dollars to European banks that face funding problems
Posted In: European Central Bank, Federal Reserve

Why the central banks stepped in

Nov 30, 2011
The Federal Reserve and other central banks announced today they were teaming up to increase liquidity in the global economy. What does this mean, and will it actually help the European debt crisis?
Posted In: Europe debt crisis, Federal Reserve

Ben Bernanke in a Humvee: Why the Fed bailed out Europe

Nov 30, 2011
To better understand why central banks around the world today said they would "inject liquidity" into the global markets, you might imagine the global economy as a highway
Posted In: liquidity, Federal Reserve, Europe debt crisis

New round of stress tests planned for biggest U.S. banks

Nov 23, 2011
The Federal Reserve says it will launch a new round of stress tests on the biggest U.S. banks -- the ones that remain "too big to fail" 
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Leading U.S. banks to undergo Fed stress tests

Nov 23, 2011
The Federal Reserve will test the six biggest banks in the U.S. to see if they could withstand a fallen European economy, and high unemployment here at home.
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PODCAST: Stress tests are back, China loves smartphones

Nov 23, 2011
China has just surpassed the United States as the biggest smartphone market in the world. Smartphones here at home are helping consumers to find the best deal this holiday season. Holiday travel could be hindered by fewer flight delays and cancellations, thanks to new government penalties.
Posted In: stress tests, Federal Reserve

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