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How will the Fed respond to plummeting oil prices?

Dec 16, 2014
Cheap oil could make the Fed cautious about raising interest rates. Or not.
Posted In: Oil, gas prices, The Fed, Federal Reserve
Janet Yellen listens as U.S. President Barack Obama speaks during a press conference in Washington, DC.

The thinking behind the Fed's next move

Dec 9, 2014
Some are expecting a signal that interest rates will go up soon.
Posted In: The Fed, Federal Reserve, Open Market Committee, global economy

Weekly Wrap: Immigration and the New York Fed

Nov 21, 2014
Kai's weekly chat about the week in business news.
Posted In: Federal Reserve, Wall Street, immigration reform
Federal Reserve Board Chair Janet Yellen attends a Nov. 7 session of an international symposium on central banking  in Paris.

Avoiding the 'regulatory capture' trap

Nov 21, 2014
The Senate grills the president of the New York Fed about perceived coziness with the banks and people it oversees.
Posted In: The Fed, Federal Reserve, regulatory capture, Banks, Congress

The numbers for October 29, 2014

Oct 29, 2014
Hurricane Sandy was a "secret disaster" for the Red Cross. Let's do the numbers.
Posted In: red cross, Federal Reserve, quantitative easing, Taco Bell
Businessman holding dollar bills in his hand in Berlin, Germany.

What the end of Quantitative Easing will and won't mean

Oct 28, 2014
The Federal Reserve’s Open Market Committee is meeting today and tomorrow and many are expecting it to announce an end to the bond-buying program of the past six years. What has been the effect of quantitative easing? And are reports of the end of stimulus misleading?
Posted In: quantitative easing, Federal Reserve, stimulus

The numbers for October 28, 2014

Oct 28, 2014
Quantitative easing has gone on much longer than expected, but it'll end soon.
Posted In: Federal Reserve, quantitative easing, NFL, alibaba, apple, big data, AT&T, FTC
Former chairman of the Federal Reserve Ben Bernanke used the alias Edward Quince in emails sent during the financial crisis.

Ben Bernanke used an alias during the financial crisis

Oct 9, 2014
AIG lawsuit reveals former the Fed chairman corresponded as "Edward Quince."
Posted In: Ben Bernanke, Federal Reserve, financial crisis

In a robust labor market, more people say 'I Quit.'

Oct 7, 2014
The Quits Rate in the Job Openings and Labor Turnover report remains low.
Posted In: jobs report, Federal Reserve, labor market
Federal Reserve Board Chairman Janet Yellen speaks to the media during her monthly news conference at the Federal Reserve, September 17, 2014 in Washington, DC. T

Americans don't know who runs the Federal Reserve

Oct 6, 2014
A new survey from Pew worries Kai Ryssdal.
Posted In: pew research center, Janet Yellen, Federal Reserve

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