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

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Jan 29, 2014
Why our recovery is throwing emerging economies into a tizzy

$4.04 trillion in assets

Dec 19, 2013
As of yesterday, that's how much the Fed held on its books.

All’s well that tapers well

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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?

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.

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.

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.

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.

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Tapering our own economic expectations

Oct 30, 2013
The Federal Reserve reaffirmed, to no one's surprise, that its stimulus will continue.
Federal Reserve Board Chairman Ben Bernanke participates in a meeting of the Board of Governors at the Federal Reserve, October 24, 2013 in Washington DC.
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Bernanke's taper -- that wasn't

Sep 18, 2013
Economists had expected the Fed to scale back its bond-buying program. Economists were wrong.

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?
Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke.
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