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Senator Bernie Sanders Seeks to Reduce Bankers' Prominent Government Role Regulating Themselves

Robert Auerbach | Posted 08.05.2012 | Business
Robert Auerbach

The most powerful government regulator of banks, the Federal Reserve -- the Fed -- provides a prominent role in its bureaucracy for the banks it regu...

Farmland Prices Saw Biggest One-Year Increase In More Than 30 Years

AP | By JOSH FUNK | Posted 01.15.2012 | Business

OMAHA, Neb. -- The average value of farmland in several Midwestern and Western states grew 25 percent over the past year in the biggest one-year jump ...

Fed Needs To Raise Rates To Avoid Bubble, Fed Official Says

Bloomberg | Posted 07.29.2011 | Business

May 29 (Bloomberg) -- Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City President Thomas Hoenig, the central bank’s longest-serving policy maker, said the U.S. ne...

Shahien Nasiripour

Federal Reserve's Low Rate Policy Is A 'Dangerous Gamble,' Says Top Central Bank Official

HuffingtonPost.com | Shahien Nasiripour | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

A top regional Federal Reserve official sharply criticized Friday the Fed's ongoing policy of keeping interest rates near zero -- and at record lows -...

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

Top Fed Official Wants To Break Up Megabanks, Stop The Fed From Guaranteeing Wall Street's Profits [EXCLUSIVE]

HuffingtonPost.com | Shahien Nasiripour | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Click on the next page and scroll down for audio of the interview The U.S. should bust up its megabanks and impose strict laws curbing the size and c...

Shahien Nasiripour

Top Fed Official Says Megabanks Need To Shrink Or Crises Will Keep Occurring

HuffingtonPost.com | Shahien Nasiripour | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The U.S. financial system is tilted in favor of the biggest banks, compromising the "very foundation of the economic system" and putting the nation at...