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MarketWatch: July 12-16

The (brief) stock market rally had dominated trading in the earlier part of the week. However, investor interest in U.S. government bonds picked up...

Hensarling Comes Close

In testimony before the House Budget Committee this week, Ben Bernanke called for a plan to be put in place now to reduce deficits once the economy...

Bernanke Testifies Before the House Budget Committee

Chairman Bernanke's testimony today underscored the fundamental lack of sustainability of the growing federal budget deficit, while simultaneously...
Jun 4, 2010 | Blog Paper Press Release

Fiscal Policy, Monetary Policy, or Something in Between?

Yesterday, Donald Marron asked the question: "How Blurry is the Line between Monetary and Fiscal Policy?" As our readers know, we have been...

The Budgetary Impacts of Fed Actions

Yesterday CBO issued a very interesting report on the budgetary impact of the Federal Reserve's actions to address the economic and financial crisis...
May 11, 2010 | Blog Paper Press Release

Fed Restarts Foreign Currency Swaps

In a release late Sunday night, the Fed announced that it has agreed with other major central banks to reopen foreign currency swap lines in order...

Market Watch Update: April 12-16

U.S. Treasury markets were relatively quiet most of this week, although some Friday morning news had translated into market gains, as of early...
Apr 14, 2010 | Blog Paper Press Release

Ben Bernanke and the Fiscal Outlook

In testimony before the Joint Economic Committee, Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke once again affirmed his membership in our Announcement Effect...
Apr 8, 2010 | Blog Paper Press Release

Bernanke on Our Fiscal Woes

Speaking in Dallas yesterday, Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke reiterated the choices we will have to face to regain fiscal sustainability. He...

CRFB Launches A Featured Charts Page!

CRFB would like to introduce our "Featured Charts" page where we will highlight important fiscal, economic, health care, and entitlement...

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