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Wednesday Worries: Will a Surprise Fed Rate Hike Spook the Markets?

Phil Davis | Posted 10.28.2015 | Business
Phil Davis

I'm still the only one expecting this. The markets are near record highs, China has a 6.9% GDP (our less than exciting GDP report comes out ...

Don't Count on Inflation Anytime Soon

Harlan Green | Posted 09.23.2015 | Business
Harlan Green

Inflation won't happen in the near future because it's as much due to misguided government policies by the modern Austerians that have stopped eurozone growth by demanding draconian cuts in government spending and budget deficits that would create growth.

What Should Janet Yellen's Fed Do?

Harlan Green | Posted 09.10.2015 | Business
Harlan Green

Their policies have to maximize the purchasing power of consumers that power most economic growth. If consumers can't or won't spend more, then our economy can't grow as it should.

Will Janet Yellen Lead 2014 Rally?

Harlan Green | Posted 03.16.2014 | Business
Harlan Green

Consumer spending and future economic growth will depend on just how hard New Fed Governor Janet Yellen pushes the Federal Reserve Governors to mainta...

Fed Chairman Yellen Will Boost Economic Growth

Harlan Green | Posted 12.12.2013 | Business
Harlan Green

If we need any more evidence that Janet Yellen should be the next Federal Reserve Chairperson, it was the decision by the Fed Governors to continue th...

Deflation is the Danger

Harlan Green | Posted 11.14.2013 | Business
Harlan Green

The Federal Reserve is about to announce their decision on when to begin tapering their purchases of securities at next Tuesday's FOMC meeting. Amon...

Mark Gongloff

WEAK: Fed Does Absolute Bare Minimum For Economy | Mark Gongloff | Posted 06.20.2012 | Business

The Federal Reserve is failing to achieve both of its legally mandated goals, full employment and stable prices. And yet it chose on Wednesday to do t...

Bernanke: Fed Can't Handle Taxmageddon

The Huffington Post | Mark Gongloff | Posted 04.25.2012 | Business

Ben Bernanke warned the Federal Reserve would be powerless to keep the economy from disaster if Congress fails to keep the country from falling off wh...

Fed: Strengthening Economy Staves Off Need For New Actions

AP | MARTIN CRUTSINGER and CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER | Posted 01.02.2012 | Business

WASHINGTON — The Federal Reserve sketched a bleaker outlook Wednesday for the economy, which it thinks will grow much more slowly and face highe...

Is It Time For Another Stimulus Package? Fed's Outlook Revives Debate

DailyFinance | CHARLES WALLACE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

With the Federal Reserve adopting a more a pessimistic view of the economic outlook, the revival has been swift in calls for the federal government to...

FOMC Minutes: Fed Keeps

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

By JEANNINE AVERSA, AP: Wrapping up a two-day meeting, the Fed in a 9-1 decision retained its pledge to hold rates at historic lows for an "extended p...