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The New Nihilism in the Debate Over the Debt Ceiling

Robert J. Shapiro | Posted 03.10.2013 | Politics
Robert J. Shapiro

Nevertheless, by vowing to block any increase in the debt limit until the administration accedes to their budget demands, congressional conservatives have embraced this new nihilism

U.S. Made $25 Billion Profit Off Mortgage Bonds, Treasury Says

AP | MARTIN CRUTSINGER | Posted 05.19.2012 | Business

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Treasury Department has sold off the final portion of $225 billion in mortgage-backed securities it purchased during the h...

Bernanke: Inaction On Debt Ceiling Could Cause 'Severe Disruptions' In Markets

Posted 08.14.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON (Pedro Nicolaci da Costa) - Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke warned on Tuesday that a failure to lift the government's $14.3 trill...

G20 Says Expansionary Fiscal Policy Not Sustainable

Warren Mosler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Warren Mosler

The deficit doves featured by the media don't understand actual monetary operations and reserve accounting, and so they take the same 'fundamentally wrong' positions as the deficit hawks.

Investment Firms Tap Fed for Billions

AP | JEANNINE AVERSA | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON — Big Wall Street investment companies are taking advantage of the Federal Reserve's unprecedented offer to secure emergency loans, t...

Fed Acts To Ease Strain On U.S. Economy

New York Times | Edmund L. Andrews | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Impelled to take extraordinary measures for the second time in less than a week, the Federal Reserve moved on Tuesday to subdue the deepening crisis i...