10/28/13 08:11 PM
(www.propublica.org) Ex-New York Fed examiner fired after criticizing Goldman Sachs has advice for Janet Yellen: It will take tough oversight to stop the next financial crisis.
By Joseph Lawler | 10/28/13 09:04 AM
This week Federal Reserve officials will meet in Washington to discuss monetary policy on Tuesday and Wednesday. Although the last meeting was fraught with apprehension about the possibility of the Fed “tapering” its monthly bond-buying program, this time around few believe that the meeting...
10/27/13 08:44 PM
(www.bloomberg.com) U.S. government bonds are acting more like equities than any time since before the credit crisis, making Treasuries a hidden risk to investors becalmed by the prospect of the Federal Reserve prolonging stimulus into 2014.
10/27/13 04:56 PM
(www.nytimes.com) Some economists say more inflation is just what the American economy needs to escape from a half-decade of sluggish growth and high unemployment.
By Editorial Writer | 10/27/13 09:39 AM
It should come as no surprise that politically connected banks received larger bailout loans from the federal government during the 2007 financial crisis than banks that spent less on lobbying and campaign contributions. That's the conclusion of a new analysis by Prof. Benjamin Blau of Utah...
10/27/13 03:49 AM
(www.bloomberg.com) Treasuries rose for a second week as U.S. job growth below forecast for a third month added to speculation the economic recovery is too slow for the Federal Reserve to begin reducing asset purchases this year.
By Meghashyam Mali | 10/25/13 03:18 PM
The White House announced Friday that the paperwork for Janet Yellen's nomination for Federal Reserve Chairman had been sent to the Senate and that she would begin meeting with lawmakers next week ahead of her confirmation hearing.
By Joseph Lawler | 10/25/13 01:53 PM
Tea Party favorite Sen. Rand Paul is threatening to place a hold on the nomination of Janet Yellen as chairman of the Federal Reserve unless he gets a vote on a bill to audit the Fed.
10/25/13 07:37 AM
(www.bloomberg.com) A proposal to make U.S. banks maintain 30-day war chests in case of a credit crisis is certain to add to borrowing costs, said a former leader of the global group that conceived of the standard.
By Joseph Lawler | 10/24/13 11:25 AM
Harvard professor Larry Summers struck an unusually aggressive liberal tone Thursday morning, denouncing the "austerity" of the past few years as "a grievous error" and calling for increased government stimulus.
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