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2015/05/26 23:51
2015/05/26 23:51
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Created: 05/26/2015 5:23 PM By: By MARTIN CRUTSINGER WASHINGTON (AP) — It turns out that being the first woman to head the Federal Reserve is not the only tradition Janet Yellen is breaking. The Fed...
2015/05/26 23:51
2015/05/26 23:51
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2015/05/26 23:09
2015/05/26 23:09
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The Mallard was the world's fastest steam locomotive. But it was a Cornishman who who first powered a piston using high-pressure steam (Photo: PA) And so it goes on. Companies and institutions in the...
2015/05/25 00:44
2015/05/25 00:44
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Lawmakers have intensified their scrutiny of the Federal Reserve in recent months. Legislation introduced by Massachusetts Democrat Elizabeth Warren and Louisiana Republican David Vitter would...
2015/05/22 16:46
2015/05/22 16:46
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Jeb Bush, right, regards his brother , George W. Bush as an adviser. Photo: AP Just a couple of years ago Elliot Abrams, a hawkish foreign policy expert who has provided counsel to nearly all the...
2015/05/21 05:06
2015/05/21 05:06
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Yves here. The one reason I preferred Obama to Hillary in 2008 was that Hillary would bring back the old Clinton economics team. Then as soon as he was elected, Obama did his bait and switch and...
2015/05/16 16:48
2015/05/16 16:48
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Margaret Thatcher, Mikhail Gorbachev, and Lech Wałesa arrived from abroad. Tony Blair, Thatcher’s successor, represented the British government. Secretary-General Kofi Annan brought condolences from...
2015/05/14 16:40
2015/05/14 16:40
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The White House has dismissed the Canadian government’s claim that a ban on some proprietary trading on Wall Street violates a free-trade agreement, saying it has the legal right to protect its...
2015/05/13 04:39
2015/05/13 04:39
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The house Steve Douglas and his wife bought in Brampton, Ont., back in the 1980s, seems like a steal by today’s standards: It cost just $189,000. But the interest rate on his mortgage was anything but...
2015/05/10 19:31
2015/05/10 19:31
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What is money? All of us bemoan lack of it in our lives and are mostly relentless in pursuing it. This human invention is more than just a working concept — it is vital for our survival. Having roots...
2015/05/08 04:39
2015/05/08 04:39
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In an age of negative rates and charges on bank deposits, anything’s possible I went to an excellent talk in the Library of Mistakes in Edinburgh, at which Edward Chancellor, the financial historian,...
2015/05/07 10:48
2015/05/07 10:48
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To many liberals, the post-WWII period in America was a time of near economic perfection. The government taxed the wealthy over 90 percent and unions became powerful organizations demanding a fair...
2015/05/07 01:18
2015/05/07 01:18
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These kinds of bonds have been on a terrific bull run ever since Paul Volcker, as Chairman of the Fed, cracked down on inflation. But now, even the avuncular face of capitalism would bet against...
2015/05/06 18:14
2015/05/06 18:14
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NEW YORK — Looking for some good news? Check the stock market. Every day may not be positive, but the overall trend is up, up, up. As of Wednesday, America’s stock market has been on the upswing for...
2015/05/02 02:27
2015/05/02 02:27
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Democratic labor unions don't like this. Neither do isolationist Republicans. They both think American wages and jobs will be damaged. But as House Ways and Means chair Paul Ryan argues, free trade is...
2015/05/01 21:56
2015/05/01 21:56
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Submitted by Lynn Parramore via The Institute for New Economic Thinking, Anat Admati teaches finance and economics at the Stanford Graduate School of Business and is co-author of The Bankers' New...
2015/04/30 05:53
2015/04/30 05:53
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Big bond firm Pimco hires ex-Fed chairman Bernanke NEW YORK — Pimco has hired former Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke as a senior adviser, the bond-fund manager said yesterday. It’s the latest...
2015/04/27 05:26
2015/04/27 05:26
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Barney Frank, the former congressman from Massachusetts, said that Warren “has an absolute veto over certain public-policy issues, because Democrats are not going to cross her.”Credit Photograph by...
2015/04/26 10:34
2015/04/26 10:34
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BloombergMembers of the media outside the family home of Navinder Singh Sarao on a suburban street in Hounslow, UK, on Wednesday. Sarao says he will fight an extradition request by US prosecutors over...
2015/04/26 08:06
2015/04/26 08:06
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The Federal Reserve (“the Fed”), the central bank of the United States, is at the center of a big political fight, once again. Ron Paul, former libertarian congressman, says we should “End the Fed”...
2015/05/26 23:51
2015/05/26 23:51
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