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What tapering in the U.S. has to do with Turkey and South Africa

Jan 29, 2014
Why our recovery is throwing emerging economies into a tizzy
Posted In: taper, Federal Reserve, emerging markets

$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

Three risks you didn't know about the Fed

Dec 17, 2013
Some are worried the Fed will announce that it’s going to stop -- or at least slow -- its stimulative bond-buying program.
Posted In: Fed, taper, Janet Yellen, Ben Bernanke, QE

Weekly wrap: Good news in the jobs report? + #longreads

Dec 6, 2013
Heidi Moore from the Guardian and the Wall Street Journal's Sudeep Reddy join host Kai Ryssdal to look back at the week's business news and forward at where the economy is going after today's jobs report.
Posted In: Weekly Wrap, Unemployment, jobs numbers, taper, stimulus

Want to know how to taper? Ask a candle maker

Nov 20, 2013
We don't know when the Federal Reserve will trim its bond-buying policies that boost the economy, but we do know that tapering that program will be intricate work.
Posted In: Federal Reserve, taper, tapering

Tapering our own economic expectations

Oct 30, 2013
The Federal Reserve reaffirmed, to no one's surprise, that its stimulus will continue.
Posted In: Fed, Bernanke, taper, interest rates, dual mandate

Bernanke's taper -- that wasn't

Sep 18, 2013
Economists had expected the Fed to scale back its bond-buying program. Economists were wrong.
Posted In: taper, Federal Reserve, tapering, Ben Bernanke, quantitative easing

Bernanke's tape: Who's afraid of rising rates?

Jun 20, 2013
Fed chair Ben Bernanke says rising interest rates are a good thing. But good for whom, exactly?
Posted In: QE2, Bernanke, taper