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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.
Posted In: taper, Federal Reserve, tapering, Ben Bernanke, quantitative easing

So what's Quantitative Easing anyway?

Sep 18, 2013
About 75 percent of Americans couldn't identify the bond buying program from a multiple choice list. So it's not too late to ask: Quantitative Easing entails the FED buying bonds to keep interest rates down and encourage lending.
Posted In: quantitative easing, bond buying, stimulus, FOMC, Federal Reserve

Federal Reserve stimulus: Preview and post-view

Jul 17, 2013
Federal Reserve chairman Ben Bernanke made his semi-annual testimony on Capitol Hill today. He told lawmakers that Fed tapering of economic stimulus is not "pre-ordained."
Posted In: Federal Reserve, Ben Bernanke, quantitative easing

The Fed is still in the game, and stocks are reacting

Jul 11, 2013
Susan Schmidt, head of equities at Mesirow Financial, discusses the key takeaways of the latest notes from the Federal Reserve.
Posted In: Federal Reserve, quantitative easing, stock market

Wall Street reads the Fed's tea leaves

Jul 10, 2013
More nuanced news from the Federal Reserve today on the future of its stimulative bond buying program – and Wall Street is reading the tea leaves.
Posted In: Federal Reserve, quantitative easing

Top central banker calls investors 'feral hogs'

Jun 25, 2013
A Federal Reserve banker in Texas has warned the so-called 'feral hogs' of the financial markets to stop overreacting to the Federal Reserve's plans to wind down quantitative easing. What does it all mean?
Posted In: Federal Reserve, bonds, interest rates, quantitative easing

Fed's stimulus spigot stays open, for now

Jun 20, 2013
Ben Bernanke and the Federal Reserve said they would keep the 'easy money' stimulus policies going...in the short term.
Posted In: Fed, Bernanke, QE2, quantitative easing, Federal Reserve

All eyes on the Federal Reserve

Jun 19, 2013
The Fed will likely announce some changes today. A look at the winners and losers.
Posted In: Federal Reserve, Ben Bernanke, quantitative easing

Will the Fed begin phasing out its economic stimulus program?

Jun 14, 2013
At its two-day meeting next week, the Federal Reserve Board may indicate whether it will begin 'tapering' its quantitative easing program.
Posted In: Federal Reserve, Ben Bernanke, quantitative easing

What do asteroids and the Federal Reserve have in common?

May 31, 2013
QE2. Quantitative easing or an asteroid?
Posted In: asteroid, space, Federal Reserve, quantitative easing

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