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2014/07/20 22:22
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President Ronald Reagan and Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev shake hands as they leave the Hofdi... Across his remarkably successful presidency, Ronald Reagan repeatedly made the link between the U.S....
2014/07/20 22:22
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2014/07/18 14:05
2014/07/18 14:05
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WASHINGTON • Earlier this week, I testified in front of the Joint Economic Committee on the topic of assessing the recovery after five years. As you can imagine, congressional testimony can be pretty...
2014/07/15 18:43
2014/07/15 18:43
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Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen before her last congressional testimony in before the Joint Economic Committee of Congress in May. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak) In her semi-annual testimony before...
2014/07/15 16:56
2014/07/15 16:56
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Who best to summarize what Yellen just said (aside from Bernanke of course, however he will demand at least $250,000/hour for his profound insight), than the bank which actually runs the NY Fed:...
2014/07/15 15:19
2014/07/15 15:19
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In her prepared remarks, Yellen continued to warn about the lackluster recovery in the U.S. housing market. From the statement: "The housing sector, however, has shown little recent progress. While...
2014/07/14 07:50
2014/07/14 07:50
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Good news for the American worker: Employment in June surged 288,000, with a 262,000 gain in the private sector, easily beating the consensus forecast of 215,000 new payrolls. This marks the fifth...
2014/07/12 12:49
2014/07/12 12:49
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You max out your 401k, have equity in your home, and keep an eye on your portfolio—so why do you still feel uneasy about the future? Maybe because you’ve fallen into one of these three common...
2014/07/09 18:18
2014/07/09 18:18
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The Federal Reserve just released the minutes from its June 17-18 Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) meeting. The minutes show that the Fed said if the economy progresses as the FOMC expects, the...
2014/07/09 00:52
2014/07/09 00:52
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Sen. Bob Corker, R-Tenn., the ranking member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, with Chairman Sen. Robert Menendez, D-N.J., left, expresses his dismay at Obama administration policy with...
2014/07/07 22:45
2014/07/07 22:45
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U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander (R-TN) speaks during a news conference September 8, 2011 on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images) Sen. Kelly Ayotte (R-N.H.) points to a flow...
2014/07/04 15:29
2014/07/04 15:29
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But underneath the hood of the strong June jobs report, we still find big problems with the U.S. jobs situation. Worker wages remained soft, rising only 2 percent over the past 12 months. And total...
2014/07/02 19:56
2014/07/02 19:56
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Preface: Two weeks ago, well-known economist Tyler Cowen (a professor at George Mason University) argued in the New York Times that wars – especially “major wars” - are good for the economy. It is...
2014/06/26 10:49
2014/06/26 10:49
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Janet Yellen now must end quantitative easing, the stimulus program started by her predecessor, Ben Bernanke. Legend has it — and it almost certainly is legend — that one midnight long ago, the blues...
2014/06/23 16:18
2014/06/23 16:18
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There isn't much that worries Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen. She dismissed the recent GDP slowdown as temporary due to poor weather and she brushed off the recent signs of accelerating inflation...
2014/06/22 20:52
2014/06/22 20:52
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How did this happen? Women are still far more likely to work part time or take time out of the workforce to raise families or take care of aging parents, which means their lifetime earnings are...
2014/06/20 22:34
2014/06/20 22:34
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Eds: Major scheduled events for the week of June 23-29. Note that many events are subject to change at the last minute. The following economic reports will be issued in Washington (all times EST),...
2014/07/20 22:22
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