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Fed Dual Mandate

Mark Gongloff

The Fed Has Two Jobs, And It Is Failing At Both Of Them | Mark Gongloff | Posted 05.16.2013 | Business

When it comes to monetary policy, the Federal Reserve has just two jobs, and it's failing at both of them. The Fed has a dual mandate to promote ma...

The Fed Bets on America

Rep. Maxine Waters | Posted 11.25.2012 | Business
Rep. Maxine Waters

Actions by the Fed can never offset the damage done by an obstructionist Congress. But by engaging in this next round of quantitative easing, the Fed anticipates that it can help shore up the housing market and improve business conditions for investment.

Bernanke Warns Of The Severe 'Social Consequences' Of Unemployment

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

NEW YORK (By Kristina Cooke): Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke warned on Tuesday that a long period of high unemployment could exact a steep soci...