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Anatomy of a Market Lie: CNBC Misreads the Fed and Helps Out Short Sellers

Terry Connelly | Posted 05.20.2014 | Business
Terry Connelly

Despite Yellen's evident caution and discomfort in expressing any specific quantitative definition of "considerable period," the stock and bond markets chose to take Yellen ultra-literally about the six months and turned suddenly and violently downward.

Hoorays for New Fed Chair Yellen

Harlan Green | Posted 04.20.2014 | Business
Harlan Green

Fed Chairwoman Janet Yellen's congressional testimony proved that she is more than qualified to steer the US economy back to health. She is the economists' economist, in a word, willing to explain the most basic economic truths in her first marathon session (seven hours) before the House Financial Services Committee.

Paying It Forward Is Sustainable Economic Growth

Harlan Green | Posted 02.07.2014 | Business
Harlan Green

The Fed has said it wouldn't begin to boost interest rates until sustainable economic growth was achieved. However, no one has actually defined what ...

Why Didn't Fed Reduce Taper?

Harlan Green | Posted 11.18.2013 | Business
Harlan Green

Bernanke attempted to answer that question today at his post-FOMC press conference. He said economic growth has slowed. But another reason may be that Janet Yellen is now Bernanke's heir apparent as Fed Chairman.

Bernanke to Congress: "We Can't Expect Immediate Results"

AP | JEANNINE AVERSA | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON — Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke told Congress Tuesday that a flurry of radical programs aimed at busting through debilitating...