Mid-day Update

PODCAST: All Fed, all the time

Mark Garrison Jun 19, 2013
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Mid-day Update

PODCAST: All Fed, all the time

Mark Garrison Jun 19, 2013
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Many times when companies settle with the Securities and Exchange Commission, they don’t have to admit they did anything wrong. That practice may be changing.

Recently, we’ve seen stock prices shoot up, with home prices following right along. As they’ve risen higher and higher, some market watchers have tossed around a word that connotes something very light, but in this context, carries heavy meaning: bubble.

Today on Wall Street, all eyes are on the Federal Reserve. The Fed is expected to announce what it plans to do with interest rates and whether it will continue its massive bond buying program known as quantitative easing.

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