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Central Banks Fighting Deflation Worldwide

Central banks in Europe, Japan and  the U.S. are fighting deflationary forces by easing monetary policy and financing government debt.  This may change their roles and expectations in the future as they move closer to the areas of fiscal policy … Continue reading

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Fed Weighs Cutting Interest on Banks’ Reserves After ECB Move

“They are at the end of their rope and are probably searching for every last option for what they can do,” said Michael Feroli, chief U.S. economist at JPMorgan Chase & Co. in New York  and a former economist for … Continue reading

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Debt crisis: European turmoil could slow US recovery

“I don’t think we’d be able to escape the consequences of a blow-up in Europe,” Ben S. Bernanke, chairman of the Federal Reserve, said Thursday in Texas while answering questions after a speech. ********** Read more here: http://articles.economictimes.indiatimes.com/2011-11-12/news/30391291_1_financial-institutions-eurozone-financial-stability

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Political Pressure Wouldn’t Halt More Fed Easing

Federal Reserve Chairman Ben S. Bernanke signaled he’ll push forward with further expansion of monetary stimulus if needed, resisting pressure from Republicans concerned that he’s fanning inflation. Bernanke said yesterday in testimony to Congress’s Joint Economic Committee that the Fed … Continue reading

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The Economy is Close to Faltering

Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke bluntly warned Congress on Tuesday of what most of America has sensed for some time: The economic recovery, such as it is, “is close to faltering.” Read more here: http://finance.yahoo.com/news/Bernanke-warns-recovery-close-apf-352440448.html?x=0&sec=topStories&pos=4&asset=&ccode= ….. In a speech in … Continue reading

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Bernanke Models Tested as Forecasts Fail

Of 12 Fed staff forecasts since the beginning of 2010, seven have been downward revisions to the near-term outlook, according to minutes of Federal Open Market Committee meetings. This year, the outlook was raised in January and lowered three times … Continue reading

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