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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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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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Boomer Retirement: Headwinds for U.S. Equity Markets?

Here’s a study from the FEDERAL RESERVE BANK OF SAN FRANCISCO. Historical data indicate a strong relationship between the age distribution of the U.S. population and stock market performance. A key demographic trend is the aging of the baby boom … Continue reading

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