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William Dudley

Which Hazard Is Better Contained: Ebola or Extreme Economic Inequality?

Timothy J. Barnett | Posted 12.27.2014 | Politics
Timothy J. Barnett

Design changes in Ebola management protocols make it highly probable that the Ebola hazard in America will be successfully contained. In contrast, the hazard of wealth-concentration policies implemented by central banks is not under containment. This problem threatens the very fabric of democratic enterprise.

Zach Carter

How The Fed Blew Its Most Important Job For Over Three Years | Zach Carter | Posted 10.22.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Federal Reserve was aware of risky practices at JPMorgan Chase as early as 2008 but failed to follow up for more than three years un...

Shahien Nasiripour

Big Banks Remind Us Why We Should Be Scared | Shahien Nasiripour | Posted 07.31.2014 | Politics

Three separate events in Washington Thursday served as reminders that America’s big banks continue to pose risks to college students, consumers, and...

The Federal Reserve Board --The Adults in the Room

Terry Connelly | Posted 08.27.2014 | Business
Terry Connelly

If you asked the average person how they feel about the Federal Reserve's latest economic projection that trimmed its estimate of 2014 U.S. GDP growth to a range of 2.1-2.3 percent, they would probably say that's not so hot -- not a recession, but quite depressing nonetheless.

First Nighter: 'Titus Andronicus,' 'Antony and Cleopatra' Expand the Globe

David Finkle | Posted 08.15.2014 | Arts
David Finkle

Scholars aren't certain when William Shakespeare wrote Titus Andronicus, although they favor 1593. They are more certain that it was considered his first major success. This says something about Elizabethan taste, since the play is such a non-stop blood bath.

Shahien Nasiripour

New York Fed Chief Levels Explosive Charge Against Big Banks | Shahien Nasiripour | Posted 11.08.2013 | Business

The head of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York said Thursday that some of America’s largest financial institutions appear to lack respect for the ...

Bonnie Kavoussi

New York Fed President: Political Dysfunction On Fiscal Cliff Imperils U.S. Economy | Bonnie Kavoussi | Posted 11.29.2012 | Business

NEW YORK -- Continuing political gridlock in the fiscal cliff fight will hurt the U.S. economy, an influential Federal Reserve official said Thursday ...

Top Fed Official: We Haven't Done Enough

The Huffington Post | Mark Gongloff | Posted 10.16.2012 | Business

Thing One: When Doves Cry: Ron Paul and Rick Perry may not like Ben Bernanke's Federal Reserve, but they should thank their big, bright Texas stars th...

Guess Who Gets A Huge Check From JPMorgan Chase Every Year

The Huffington Post | Alexander Eichler | Posted 07.16.2012 | Business

The relationship between JPMorgan Chase and its regulators is gaining a bit more attention these days. Plenty of people have already registered t...

First Nighter: End of the Rainbow Disses Judy Garland Bigtime

David Finkle | Posted 06.02.2012 | Entertainment
David Finkle

Does director Terry Johnson see to it that Bennett delivers a terrifyingly manic version of "Come Rain or Come Shine" supposed to mimic Garland at her hopped-up worst? What do you think?

Fed's Secret Sale Of AIG Assets To Goldman Criticized As 'Un-American'

The Huffington Post | Bonnie Kavoussi | Posted 02.10.2012 | Business

The Federal Reserve gave just five banks the chance to bid on $6.2 billion in taxpayer-owned AIG assets before selling them to Goldman Sachs on Wednes...

Fed Officials Push For More Aggressively Helping Housing Market

Reuters | Posted 03.08.2012 | Business

* Dudley: need to help "frustratingly slow" recovery * New policies needed for Fannie and Freddie, Duke says * Dudley ad...

Shahien Nasiripour

Federal Reserve's Actions May Increase Unemployment | Shahien Nasiripour | Posted 06.28.2011 | Business

The Federal Reserve's purchases of more than $2 trillion in mortgage and U.S. government debt may cause an upswing in unemployment, a top regional Fed...

Simon Johnson: Fiscal Conservatives Dodge $10 Trillion Debt

Bloomberg News | Simon Johnson | Posted 06.20.2011 | Business

Washington is filled with self- congratulation this week, with Republicans claiming that they have opened serious discussion of the U.S. budget defici...

Federal Reserve Unlikely To Extend Quantitative Easing, Top Officials Say

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

NEW YORK, March 25 - With the economy on firmer footing the Federal Reserve Bank is unlikely to extend its bond-buying stimulus program beyond a plann...

Kudlow & Dudley: Speaking Their Minds?

Chez Pazienza | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Chez Pazienza

There have been two examples over just the past few days of guys whose careers depend on America's ongoing and abusive love affair with Wall Street saying something unbelievably tone deaf.

Top Fed Official: We're 'Very Far Away' From Price Stability

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

NEW YORK (By Kristina Cooke) - A top Federal Reserve official signaled on Friday the central bank won't tighten monetary policy any time soon, even as...

WATCH: Fed President: It Could Take Years To End Fed's Easy Money Policies

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON - A top U.S. Federal Reserve official defended the Fed's controversial bond-buying program on Tuesday, saying it could be years before pull...

Top Fed Official: More Economic Aid Is Likely On The way

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

A top Federal Reserve official says the Fed is likely to take additional action to boost the economy and lower unemployment, the AP reports: "Willi...

New NY Fed Chief William Dudley Slams Bankers Over 'Self-Interest'

Financial Times | Henny Sender | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

William Dudley, new president of the New York Federal Reserve Bank, on Friday accused bankers of exacerbating the financial crisis, saying some failed...