Federal Reserve

Oct 20, 2009 | Blog Paper Press Release

The Deficit Warnings Keep Coming

 In a speech on global imbalances, Fed Chairman Bernanke again warned about the need to put the U.S. on a sustainable fiscal path, saying:...

Fed's Monetary Policy Committee Sees Improvement; Policies Stay Unchanged

Following its two day meeting yesterday and today, the Fed’s monetary policy setting body (the Federal Open Market Committee or FOMC) released...

The Ups and Downs of Buttressing the Economy

Yesterday, the Wall Street Journal posted an article discussing the FDIC’s soon-to-be urgent need to draw money from its $500 billion Treasury...
Aug 24, 2009 | Blog Paper Press Release

Bernanke at Jackson Hole

The Fed is holding its annual summer retreat at Jackson Hole, Wyoming, which features Fed officials and outside experts discussing the critical...

FOMC Leaves Stance Unchanged

August 12 - The key Fed policymaking body, the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC), released its statement today following its regularly scheduled...
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Fed Chairman Bernanke Reports to Congress

July 21 - Federal Reserve Board Chairman presented his twice a year monetary policy testimony and the Fed's semi-annual monetary policy report to...
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Jun 25, 2009 | Blog Paper Press Release

Fed Modifies Crisis Liquidity Facilities

June 25 - The Fed announced today that it would extend and modify many of its liquidity programs.  These changes followed upon the two...

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