Posts tagged "Fed"

The Federal Reserve don't know squat

We keep hearing about the Federal Reserve Bank’s effort to try to end the recession by squeezing interest rates and and other schemes. The latest news about the bank came from Jackson Hole, Wyo., Order my historical novel, “Madness: The War of 1812” here. where  Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke said  it will do more to boost... Read more »

Corporations: Pull that $1 trillion out from under the mattress

And more on global warming. Washington, abetted by President Barack Obama’s scheduled lecture to Congress on Thursday, is abuzz with schemes for government to light a fire under the economy. Forget it. Government can’t do more. It has injected some $1 trillion into the economy to ignite the fire, but it’s far from smoking. And... Read more »

Why is Rahm Emanuel opposing Fed audit?

When the Obama administration wants to kick in the teeth of every financial institution in sight, why is the White House now opposing a part of the financial reform legislation that would audit the Federal Reserve. After all, the Fed has had as much to do, if not more, than AIG and the other Wall... Read more »
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