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Fed Quantitative Easing

Fed Ends Stimulus Program With Economy Still On Shaky Ground

The Huffington Post | Mark Gongloff | Posted 11.05.2014 | Business

Janet Yellen and the Federal Reserve just declared the U.S. economy well enough to leave intensive care, though it is not yet the picture of health. ...

A Basis for Agreement (Ending the Qs)

Asher Edelman | Posted 11.24.2013 | Business
Asher Edelman

What has the QE program and other monetary policy done for the middle, lower, and no income classes? If it hasn't exacerbated the pain, it certainly hasn't produced relief.

Market Calls the Fed's Bluff

Michael Pento | Posted 08.19.2013 | Business
Michael Pento

The Fed has recently expressed a desire to begin winding down its Quantitative Easing program in the next few months. This would be the first step towards the eventual raising of interest rates.

It's All About Ben

Nick Beecroft | Posted 07.23.2013 | Business
Nick Beecroft

Wednesday's prepared testimony by Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke to the Joint Economic Committee of Congress seemed to start out as a bravura effort designed to silence recent chatter about the Fed's so-called 'exit strategy' i.e. the 'tapering' off of its quantitative easing program.

Why Tepper Should Fear the Taper

Michael Pento | Posted 07.22.2013 | Business
Michael Pento

Besides the fact that the deficit for fiscal 2013 will still be about $500 billion higher than it was before the Great Recession began at the end of 2007, markets have two other reasons to fear the cessation of quantitative easing.

The Fed Is Pushing on a String

Jeffrey Rubin | Posted 11.20.2012 | Business
Jeffrey Rubin

No matter how hard the Fed pushes, the U.S. economy isn't going to respond to yet another round of quantitative easing. There is, however, at least one price that another round of quantitative easing is bound to send higher -- the cost of oil.

Mitt Romney Adviser Criticizes Fed's Third Round Of Quantitative Easing

The Huffington Post | Jon Ward | Posted 09.13.2012 | Politics

FAIRFAX, Va. -- A top adviser to Mitt Romney on Thursday criticized the Federal Reserve's decision to launch a third round of quantitative easing. ...

What's Really Behind QE2?

Ellen Brown | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Ellen Brown

The deficit hawks are circling, hovering over QE2, calling it just another inflationary bank bailout. But unlike QE1, QE2 is not about saving the ban...

Bernanke Takes A Shot A China, Defends The Fed

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON: Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke on Thursday hit back at critics of the U.S. central bank's controversial bond-buying program and iss...