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A Roller Coaster Ride in Financial Markets

Who needs amusement parks when you can watch the volatility that is the stock market? Just a day after the Dow Jones posted its biggest one-day loss...
Jul 14, 2011 | Blog Paper Press Release

Fed Weighs Options on What to Do Next

Appearing before the House Financial Services Committee yesterday, Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke signaled that the Fed was keeping all options on the...
Jul 1, 2011 | Blog Paper Press Release

Farewell to QE2

June has come to a close. With that also comes an end of the second round of quantitative easing, known as QE2.QE2 started off small in August 2010...
Jun 15, 2011 | Blog Paper Press Release

Highlights from Chairman Bernanke's Speech

We were lucky enough to have Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke open our annual conference this week. His remarks were an important statement on...

MarketWatch: March 14-17, 2011

U.S. Interest Rates:  What is "Normal"? Throughout the week, worried investors once again turned to U.S. Treasury instruments as safe...
Feb 11, 2011 | Blog Paper Press Release

Fed's Lockhart Calls for "Bipartisan, Credible Long-Term Plan to Stabilize the Deficit"

The President of the Atlanta branch of the Federal Reserve, Dennis Lockhart, made some important statements regarding our fiscal situation. While the...

MarketWatch: January 31 - February 4, 2011

Markets in the U.S. and elsewhere have focused on signs that the U.S. economy continues to recover, although still at a very gradual pace. January...

Bernanke Discusses Fiscal Policy at National Press Club

Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke delivered a speech today at the National Press Club that once again called attention to our growing deficits...

‘Line’ Items: State of the Union Edition

What Will He Say? – On Tuesday President Obama will avail himself of one of the most effective tools a President has to shape the Washington...

Good News, Taxpayers!

Last month, we reported the positive developments that were happening with the major players--GM, Citigroup, and AIG--still left in the Troubled...

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