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  1. Insiders Are Secretly SellingRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Safehaven

    ... July 29th, 2016 - The Bank of Japan meets and releases its latest QE plans. Former Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke told Prime Minister Shinzo Abe that there were still "various tools available" for monetary policy to spur growth. A Reuters' ...

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  2. Tough Times For Congressman Alan GraysonRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | CBS Local

    ... High School Sports - including our [...] Rep. Alan Grayson (D-FL) listens to Federal Reserve Board Chairman Ben Bernanke testify during a House Financial Services Committee hearing on Capitol Hill on October 1, 2009 in Washington, DC. The committee ...

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  3. Ben Bernanke could be helping Japan solve its huge debt problemRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 11 | Silicon Alley Insider

    ... about half the quantity of bonds the Bank of Japan wants to buy. Former U.S. Federal Reserve Board Chairman Ben Bernanke participates in a discussion at the Brookings Institution in Washington January 16, 2014. For you conspiracy theorists, please ...

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  4. Evolving Characteristics Don't Seem To Alter The Ritual of SummerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Minyanville

    ... the hidden monetary destruction that was far greater. It was in many ways an extension of then-Fed Chair Ben Bernanke's March 2007 Congressional testimony that, "problems in the subprime market seems likely to be contained." Whatever was happening ...

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  5. Fed Stands Pat, But BoJ May Bring FireworksRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | TheStreet.com

    ... perpetual bonds that the Bank of Japan can buy. Believe it or not, this was former Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke's idea. He was in Japan earlier this month and was consulting with the government on this very issue. What's mind-boggling is ...

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  6. Sen. Reid Calls Alan Grayson "Absolute Fraud" Amid Spousal Abuse AccusationRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | CBS Local

    ... High School Sports - including our [...] Rep. Alan Grayson (D-FL) listens to Federal Reserve Board Chairman Ben Bernanke testify during a House Financial Services Committee hearing on Capitol Hill on October 1, 2009 in Washington, DC. The committee ...

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  7. What's New About Today's Low Interest Rates?Read the original story

    Thursday | Project Syndicate

    ... also fell sharply. In the years prior to the 2008-2009 financial crisis, former US Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke repeatedly stressed the role of a global "saving glut" (notably in China) to explain lower rates. More recently, former US ...

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  8. The point of no return for quantitative easing is getting closerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | MarketWatch

    ... co-author of The Silk Road to Riches (Financial Times Press). On Nov. 21, 2002, Federal Reserve Board Governor Ben Bernanke gave his infamous "helicopter" speech titled, "Deflation: Making Sure "It" Doesn't Happen Here," before the National ...

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  9. 'Helicopter money' might weaken currencies more than QE as sky's the limitRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Reuters

    ... month can be linked to reports of meetings between Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and former Federal Reserve chief Ben Bernanke, famously an advocate of the helicopter drop theorized by monetarist Milton Friedman in the 1960s as an antidote to deflation. ...

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  10. Ask an Economist: What Does the Election Mean for the Federal Reserve?Read the original story

    Thursday | US News & World Report

    ... rates or lowering rates, but when the Fed went all in on [near-zero interest rates and quantitative easing] and Ben Bernanke got reappointed, it was seen as a Democratic Fed - Obama's Fed. So the Republicans just sort of adopted their position. But ...

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  11. Japan planning stimulus package of $265 billionRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 27 | Mydigitalfc.com

    Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe on Wednesday announced plans for more than 28 trillion yen in economic stimulus in an effort to prop up the nation's economy. The plan will include 13 trillion yen in "fiscal measures," he said in excerpts of a speech broadcast by NHK public television.

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  12. Noah Smith on Milton Friedman, by Emily SkarbekRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 27 | Library of Economics and Liberty

    ... were largely to blame for the severity of the Great Depression. An important contribution with which even Ben Bernanke agrees. More generally, Friedman brought renewed understanding to the dangers of inflation and central banks as a source of macro ...

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  13. The Federal Reserve is rethinking everythingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 27 | St. Petersburg Times

    The Federal Reserve is being forced to reevaluate its most basic assumptions about the economy after trillions of dollars of stimulus and years of ultralow interest rates have failed to generate a more robust recovery. For years, the central bank's top officials pointed to "persistent headwinds" emanating from the Great Recession as the culprit for the tepid pace of the economy's expansion: Government spending cuts were depressing growth.

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  14. Japan to Launch $265 Billion Fiscal Stimulus PackageRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 27 | News Max

    Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe announced plans Wednesday for more than 28 trillion yen in economic stimulus in an effort to prop up the nation's economy. The plan will include 13 trillion yen in "fiscal measures," he said in excerpts of a speech broadcast by NHK public television.

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  15. Why the Federal Reserve is rethinking everythingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 27 | The Washington Post

    Federal Reserve Chairman Janet L. Yellen speaks at an event hosted by the Economic Club of Washington in Washington on Dec. 2, 2015. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts The Federal Reserve is being forced to reevaluate its most basic assumptions about the economy after trillions of dollars of stimulus and years of ultralow interest rates have failed to generate a more robust recovery.

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  16. Abe's Unusual Stimulus Announcement May Be Directed at the BOJ 34 minutes agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 27 | Bloomberg

    As national broadcaster NHK aired live coverage of the West Tokyo high school baseball championship, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe was 900 kilometers away revealing the size of his coming fiscal package. After discussing subjects including agricultural development in front of a Fukuoka audience, Abe said his total program will amount to 28 trillion yen , with some unspecified part coming in a supplementary budget for 2016.

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  17. Abe Plans Stimulus of More Than 28 Trillion Yen, Kyodo Says an hour agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 26 | Bloomberg

    Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe announced plans for more than 28 trillion yen in economic stimulus in an effort to prop up the economy, Kyodo News reported. The plan will include 13 trillion yen in "fiscal measures," according to Jiji News, without specifying what that meant.

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  18. a Boj - Mega Surprise' Could Come Even Without Boosting StimulusRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 26 | The Washington Post

    In the roulette game of Bank of Japan policy forecasting, most players are betting on Governor Haruhiko Kuroda to double down on some or all of his current three main policy tools on Friday. If he follows through on those calls, that would mark the first time that Kuroda, a former head of currency policy at the Finance Ministry, would fail to surprise market participants.

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  19. Yen Traders Signal Risk Kuroda Falls Short as Volatility Jumps 2 hours agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 26 | Bloomberg

    ... strengthen against the dollar whether the BOJ acts or not." visit to Tokyo by former Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke spurred speculation that Japanese officials could opt for so-called repeatedly ruled it out. Expectations for swings in the ...

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  20. Watch: Alan Grayson Goes Off On Reporter About Assault AllegationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 26 | The Daily Caller

    Rep. Alan Grayson listens to Federal Reserve Board Chairman Ben Bernanke testify during a House Financial Services Committee hearing on Capitol Hill on Oct. 1, 2009 in Washington, D.C. Florida Democratic Rep. Alan Grayson snapped at a Politico reporter at a press event in Philadelphia after the reporter asked for comment on claims of assault made by his ex-wife Tuesday. Grayson allegedly assaulted his wife for decades, according to Politico.

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