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Larry Summers won't be the next Fed chair, but who will be?

Sep 16, 2013
Pushback from Democrats and other groups was part of the reason Summers withdrew his name from the running.
Posted In: Larry Summers, Fed chair, Federal Reserve, Ben Bernanke

Larry Summers withdraws name from Fed chair job, international markets react

Sep 16, 2013
Global stocks are near five year highs and bond yields across Europe and Asia have fallen.
Posted In: Larry Summers, Federal Reserve, Ben Bernanke, Janet Yellen

Summers at center of unusually public fight over Fed

Sep 13, 2013
Larry Summers, widely thought to be on the short list of candidates to lead the Federal Reserve, has been criticized for his policies and his personality.
Posted In: Federal Reserve, Larry Summers

How did a former treasury secretary move markets today by doing absolutely nothing?

Sep 13, 2013
False information from a Japanese newspaper moved investor activity.
Posted In: Japan, Lawrence Summers, Federal Reserve, chairman of the federal reserve, markets

Money for Nothing: Inside the Federal Reserve

Sep 12, 2013
Jim Bruce, writer, producer and director of the documentary "Money for Nothing," talks about what he learned making a movie about America's central bank.
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The Fed releases a new status report today

Sep 4, 2013
The report will show the status of all its districts.
Posted In: Economy, business, Federal Reserve

Fun with economists at Jackson Hole, Wyo.

Aug 22, 2013
A key summit of economists in Jackson Hole, Wyo., may shed more light on the Fed's plan to taper its stimulus policies.
Posted In: Fed, QE2, Federal Reserve

This summer's best drama: The fight over who will be Fed chair

Jul 31, 2013
The political battle over who will succeed Ben Bernanke is heating up -- and it could be the most important economic policy decision made this year.
Posted In: Federal Reserve, Fed, Ben Bernanke, Janet Yellen, Larry Summers

Breaking away from the consensus

Jul 23, 2013
Do you buy or sell stocks based on consensus forecasts? Analyst Juli Niemann at Smith, Moore & Company says there is something you should know about that strategy.
Posted In: stock market, Federal Reserve, Investing

Federal Reserve stimulus: Preview and post-view

Jul 17, 2013
Federal Reserve chairman Ben Bernanke made his semi-annual testimony on Capitol Hill today. He told lawmakers that Fed tapering of economic stimulus is not "pre-ordained."
Posted In: Federal Reserve, Ben Bernanke, quantitative easing

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