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Federal Reserve Loans

Alexander Eichler

Bloomberg Releases Most Detailed Description Yet Of Federal Reserve Emergency Loans | Alexander Eichler | Posted 12.23.2011 | Business

Add up the emergency loans the Federal Reserve distributed to banks between 2007 and 2009 -- when the American economy lurched closer to collapse than...

The Fed's Secrets and the Unfinished Work of Financial Reform

Preeti Vissa | Posted 02.07.2012 | Business
Preeti Vissa

The work of financial reform is far from done. Knowing now what they should have known a couple of years ago, Congress should revisit major structural reforms like restoring Glass-Steagall.

Ben Bernanke: Reports On Fed's Loans Contained 'Egregious Errors And Mistakes'

Reuters | Posted 02.05.2012 | Business

Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke wrote to lawmakers on Tuesday defending Fed lending programs, saying reporting about those programs contained ...

The Federal Reserve: Helping the Rich Get Richer

Monika Mitchell | Posted 01.30.2012 | Business
Monika Mitchell

How is it possible in a democratic republic that the Federal Reserve spends trillions of our dollars without our permission, indebts us for generations to come without even a vote by Congress?

Fed Lends Another $100 Billion

CNN Money | David Goldman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The Federal Reserve continued its massive lending efforts to business in the past week, pumping $100 billion more into the credit stream through a new...

Fed's Direct Loans To Banks Climb To Record Level

Bloomberg | Christopher Anstey and Steve Matthews | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The Federal Reserve's direct loans of cash to commercial banks climbed to the highest level on record in the past week as money-losing lenders increas...