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Interest rates for banks that borrow from the Fed will remain near zero percent for the next two years. But keeping rates that low for that long is unprecedented and making such a bold statement carries risk.
Economists say one of their big concerns in consumer confidence. But how do you build confidence? The TV psychologist says he thinks Americans need to focus on the important things in life.
With more than $500 billion in currency reserves and a budget surplus, Russia is upset with its BBB rating, which puts the country just behind Ireland, Cyprus and the Bahamas
Josh Brown, a financial adviser at Fusion Analytics, says despite months of poor economic reports, Wall Street hasn't declared another recession, and 'they never will until we're about halfway through' it.
Marketplace Morning Report for Wednesday, August 10, 2011