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James Bullard

Federal Reserve Policy Keeps Fracking Bubble Afloat and That May Change Soon

Steve Horn | Posted 11.04.2014 | Green
Steve Horn

But even with the generous cash flow facilitated by the Fed, annual productivity of many shale gas and tight oil fields have either peaked or are in terminal decline.

Fed Official Rips Bernanke's Decision

AP | Martin Crutsinger | Posted 06.21.2013 | Business

WASHINGTON — A Federal Reserve voting member says the Fed's decision to announce details about when it would trim its bond-buying program was "inapp...

The Bernanke Fed's Policy of Paying Banks to Limit Loans Creates Unemployment

Robert Auerbach | Posted 11.17.2012 | Business
Robert Auerbach

The Bernanke Fed's policy has contributed to unemployment by rewarding banks for not making loans to consumers and businesses. Eighty-five percent of ...

EU Crisis Could Infect U.S., Fed Official Warns

Posted 07.24.2011 | Business

FARMINGTON, Missouri (By Mark Felsenthal) - Turmoil over sovereign debt problems in Europe could weigh on the U.S. economic recovery, St. Louis Fe...

INFLATION: Prices Rise At Fastest Level Since Financial Crisis

The Huffington Post | Yepoka Yeebo | Posted 05.29.2011 | Business

Inflation is back, and it's not limited to America. Prices in developed countries are rising at the highest rate since the financial crisis first ...

Fed Officials Can't Agree On How To Fix The Economy

AP | JEANNINE AVERSA | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON — Divisions within the Federal Reserve over how to pump up the economy and lower unemployment came into sharper view Wednesday. Thre...

Is Deflation Now "The Peril?" And What Do You Do if It Is?

Eric Schurenberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Eric Schurenberg

The Seven Faces of The Peril may never outsell Twilight, but as economic papers go, it's pretty Gothic. The author is James Bullard, the president of the St. Louis Federal Reserve Bank, and it caused ripples on Wall Street when it was published last week.

EconomiCon 2010

Dylan Brody | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Dylan Brody

I got to spend three full days at Economicon 2010 and all I can say is, "Wow!" This thing has really grown since the first year that I went. Adam Smith costumes and Geithner masks abounded.

Shahien Nasiripour

Banks Keep Derivatives Units, Volcker Rules Softened

HuffingtonPost.com | Shahien Nasiripour | Posted 06.25.2010 | Business

This report was updated Friday at 10:25 a.m. ET and on Monday at 2:45 p.m. ET (see below). After nearly 20 hours over two final days filled with back...

Shahien Nasiripour

Another Fed Official Supports Plan Forcing Banks To Spin Off Derivatives Units; Obama's Treasury STILL Opposed

HuffingtonPost.com | Shahien Nasiripour | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The president of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis supports a Senate plan that would force Wall Street megabanks to spin off their derivatives uni...

Shahien Nasiripour

St. Louis Fed Chief Calls For Megabanks To Be Broken Up, Joins Other Top Fed Officials

HuffingtonPost.com | Shahien Nasiripour | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

A third top Fed official is calling for megabanks to be broken up. James Bullard, president and chief executive of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Lo...