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Feuding congressmen, a formula to set monetary policy and the Swedes all played a part in this epic Twitter thread. We've set it to music.
Ten years ago this week, the Fed unexpectedly slashed interest rates at an unscheduled meeting. It was the first of many "bold" actions by the Fed during the financial crisis.
For Randall Kroszner, 2008 was all about doing the exact opposite of what the Fed did in the 1930s.
A look at what the Fed was doing — and wasn't — before the crisis hit the headlines and your bank account.
Author Lowenstein explains the 'patriotic conspiracy' behind the central bank.