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Posted 11.18.2013 | Business


S&P Hits Record High

Reuters | Posted 09.18.2013 | Business

NEW YORK, Sept 18 (Reuters) - The S&P 500 index hit a record high on Wednesday after the Federal Reserve said it would continue buying bonds at an $85...

8 Eerie Parallels Between Ben Bernanke And Walter White

The Huffington Post | Mark Gongloff | Posted 09.18.2013 | Business

Five years ago, two middle-aged nerds launched risky ventures that spun out of their control. Both are now trying to end those ventures cleanly, while...

Majority Of Americans Won't Miss Fed Stimulus (Because They Don't Know What It Is)

Reuters | Posted 11.17.2013 | Business

(Restores dropped word "if" in the 2nd sentence of the 23rd paragraph) By Ann Saphir SAN FRANCISCO, Sept 17 (Reuters) -...

Fed Official: End Stimulus 'Quick'

Reuters | Posted 09.26.2013 | Business

BERLIN, July 27 (Reuters) - The U.S. central bank must end its bond-buying programme quickly and an end to the programme was "in sight", a senior Fe...

Fed To Continue Stimulus

AP/HuffPost | MARTIN CRUTSINGER | Posted 08.19.2013 | Business

WASHINGTON -- The Federal Reserve said Wednesday that it will maintain the pace of its bond-buying program to keep long-term interest rates at record ...

Fed Issues Dire Warning

Reuters | Posted 05.02.2013 | Business

WASHINGTON, May 1 (Reuters) - The U.S. Federal Reserve stuck to its plan to buy $85 billion in bonds each month to push down borrowing costs and prop ...

Stocks Jump On Stimulus Announcement

Reuters | Posted 11.13.2012 | Business

NEW YORK, Sept 13 (Reuters) - U.S. stocks rose further on Thursday after the U.S. Federal Reserve launched another aggressive stimulus program, sayi...

Paul Ryan Shoots Down Idea For Economic Jolt

Reuters | Posted 11.07.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON, Sept 7 (Reuters) - Republican vice presidential nominee Paul Ryan said on Friday that another round of monetary stimulus from the U.S. F...

'Operation Twist': What Is It? How Could It Help? But Why Will It Not?

Gemma Godfrey | Posted 11.27.2011 | Business
Gemma Godfrey

As the U.S. launches $400bn 'Operation Twist' in a desperate attempt to kick-start the economy, concerns arise over how effective this will be.

Fed Remains Noncommittal About New Stimulus, Despite Sluggish Economy

The Huffington Post | Alexander Eichler | Posted 10.03.2011 | Business

With the debt-ceiling fight resolved, and discouraging economic reports piling up, the Federal Reserve is under close scrutiny for signs that it might...

William Alden

When Fed's Stimulus Ends, What Next? | William Alden | Posted 06.26.2011 | Business

NEW YORK -- When Federal Reserve chairman Ben Bernanke holds his first-ever press conference on Wednesday, he will have some explaining to do. Two mon...

Economists: Fed's Stimulus Has Been A Disappointment | BINYAMIN APPELBAUM | Posted 06.24.2011 | Business

But most Americans are not feeling the difference, in part because those benefits have been surprisingly small. The latest estimates from economists, ...

Donald Kohn: Fed Should Consider More Stimulus

New York Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The former vice chairman of the Federal Reserve, who retired last week after 40 years at the central bank, says that the economy is in "a slow slog ou...