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Federal Open Market Committee

Shahien Nasiripour

Thomas Hoenig, Top Fed Official, Warns Fed Risks Repeating Past Mistakes

HuffingtonPost.com | Shahien Nasiripour | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Nine of the 10 policy makers in the Federal Reserve voted to send a message Tuesday that the economic recovery is weakening and needs further stimulus...

Shahien Nasiripour

Federal Reserve: Continued High Unemployment Threatens Fed Policy Of Pursuing 'Maximum Employment'

HuffingtonPost.com | Shahien Nasiripour | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Members of the Federal Reserve lowered their expectations for economic growth and raised their projections of the nation's unemployment rate, cautioni...

Shahien Nasiripour

Federal Reserve Gets Political, Sends Congress Veiled Message

HuffingtonPost.com | Shahien Nasiripour | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Facing perhaps the biggest loss of power in the institution's nearly 100-year history, the Federal Reserve fought back today with a little-noticed mov...

Shahien Nasiripour

Fed Boosts Projections For Recovery, Though Substantial Pitfalls Remain

HuffingtonPost.com | Shahien Nasiripour | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The nascent economy recovery taking shape from February to April boosted top policymakers' projections for the year, causing them to increase their ou...

The Seventeen-Year Lie

Robert Auerbach | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Robert Auerbach

One would think that the uncovering of a 17-year lie to cover up records and deliberations by unelected officials would be cause for public outrage. But that didn't happen at the Federal Open Market Committee.

Shahien Nasiripour

Fed Officials: Unemployment Will 'Remain Elevated For Quite Some Time'

HuffingtonPost.com | Shahien Nasiripour | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

In yet another sobering acknowledgment that jobs will continue to remain scarce despite the seemingly improving economic situation, Federal Reserve of...

Stop the Federal Reserve From Shredding Its Records

Robert Auerbach | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Robert Auerbach

The Fed's shredding practices allow unelected Fed officials who have immense power over our economy to bypass the Congressional appropriation process and any meaningful method of checks and balances.

Ryan Grim

Roundabout Bailout: Fed To Pump Foreign Currency Into U.S. Banks

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan Grim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Fed is already printing trillions of U.S. dollars and pumping them into the global economy in an effort to stave off a financial collapse. Now it ...

Fed Gaining Complete Control Over Money Supply

Michael Pento | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Michael Pento

We may now be abdicating complete control of our money supply to the government.