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  1. Fed's $2.5 Trillion Hoard of Treasuries Seen Barely ShrinkingRead the original story w/Photo

    14 min ago | Bloomberg

    For all the preoccupation in the bond market about the fate of the Federal Reserve's $2.46 trillion portfolio of Treasuries, officials may ultimately be hard-pressed to pare down holdings amassed as part of the biggest economic stimulus program in history. Reinvestment policy is back on investors' radar as regional Fed presidents step up pressure for a debate on when to unwind emergency-era measures.

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  2. Transitory AgainRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Minyanville

    ... was at the prior peak in late April 2011. After rising above $110, up sharply from before August 2010 when Ben Bernanke whispered QE2 at Jackson Hole, for the next fourteen months WTI traded sideways to lower (in more volatile fashion). As soon as ...

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  3. The Intellectual Who Might Get Through to Donald TrumpRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Slate Magazine

    ... I am thinking of this is because, as a friend of mine pointed out, this decision of Trump's is like bringing in Ben Bernanke to be the head of the Federal Reserve right before the Great Recession. H.R. McMaster very carefully and often caustically ...

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  4. Why inflation threatens the middle classRead the original story

    Sunday | Enter Stage Right

    ... points this year, the rush of foreign capital into U.S. markets will likely keep long rates low, as it did when Ben Bernanke pushed up short rates in 2004-2006. Hence short-term CDs will pay a bit more than in recent years but rates on 5- and ...

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  5. Finance Professor: There are signs that Trump is preparing a 'hostile takeover' of the FedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 17 | Silicon Alley Insider

    ... also are vulnerable, top spots up for grabs in February and June of 2018, respectively. Paul Volcker and Ben Bernanke each served eight years and Alan Greenspan operated through Republican and Democratic administrations alike over 18 years. To dump ...

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  6. Should we fire up the helicopters?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 17 | MoneyWeek

    ... been coined to describe it - a "money-financed fiscal programme" (MFFP), as former US Federal Reserve chairman Ben Bernanke wrote in a blog last year. In our free daily Money Morning email, MoneyWeek's executive editor John Stepek and regular guest ...

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  7. Peter Morici: Why inflation threatens the middle classRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 17 | MarketWatch

    ... points this year, the rush of foreign capital into U.S. markets will likely keep long rates low, as it did when Ben Bernanke pushed up short rates in 2004-2006. Hence short-term CDs will pay a bit more than in recent years but rates on 5- and ...

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  8. The problem is not tight money, it's unstable money, by Scott SumnerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | Library of Economics and Liberty

    Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen told Congress this week that the US central bank could cause a recession if it waited too long to raise interest rates. In the past, Yellen and her most recent predecessor, Ben Bernanke, have emphasized that, because interest rates are still near zero and inflation has remained persistently below the Fed's 2% target, it is safer for policymakers to err on the side of leaving borrowing costs low for longer.

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  9. 'Real Wealth' Vs. The Boom-Bust CycleRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 15 | Seeking Alpha

    For many, it has now become settled wisdom that the massive monetary pumping by the US central bank during and after the 2008 financial crisis saved the US and the world from another Great Depression. Hence, the Federal Reserve Chairman at the time - Ben Bernanke - is considered the man who saved the world.

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  10. The Fed Is Behind the CurveRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 15 | Bloomberg

    ... promoting economic growth and reducing unemployment to the Fed. The central bank did a great job under Chairman Ben Bernanke and Yellen, reducing the unemployment rate to 4.6 percent, one of the lowest levels in many years, making up for the lack of ...

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  11. The Market May Be Guilty of Gambler's Fallacy on Fed Rate Hikes an hour agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 14 | Bloomberg

    When successive coin flips turn up heads, a gambler's instinct would dictate the next toss results in tails -- even if the odds are still 50-50. That's the so-called gambler's fallacy, and financial markets are at risk of making the same mistake of emphasizing past precedent when it comes to Federal Reserve interest-rate hikes, some investors warn.

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  12. BookWatch: 'Fed Up' exposes the elite rot inside the Federal ReserveRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 14 | MarketWatch

    ... world. Neither former Fed chairman Alan Greenspan, who can boast of two bubbles on his watch, nor his successor Ben Bernanke saw the train wreck coming. Greenspan said a national housing bubble was "unlikely" while Bernanke expected any fallout from ...

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  13. King Dollar Will Reassert - It's Just A Matter Of TimeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 13 | Seeking Alpha

    ... in the dollar started in May 2014 when the U.S. economy began to show signs of life and quantitative easing, Ben Bernanke's monetary tool to deal with the financial crisis, came to a slow and tapered end. With the dollar index trading below the 78 ...

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  14. Fed's Tarullo to step down nearly five years earlyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 10 | Boston.com

    Federal Reserve governor Daniel Tarullo announced Friday that he will step down nearly five years before the end of his term, further clearing the path for President Trump to reshape the way Wall Street is regulated. Tarullo, a former Georgetown Law professor, was appointed to the Fed by President Barack Obama in 2013 and served as its point man on overhauling the financial regulatory system.

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  15. Daniel Tarullo, Wall Street's top regulator, quits Fed in boon to TrumpRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 10 | Sydney Morning Herald

    ... letter sent Friday to Trump, Tarullo said that it has been "a great privilege" to work with former Fed chairman Ben Bernanke and chair Yellen during such a "challenging period for the nation's economy and financial system". He said he'd leave "on or ...

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  16. Fed's Tarullo Stepping Down as Top Regulator of Wall StreetRead the original story

    Friday Feb 10 | The Washington Post

    ... letter sent Friday to Trump, Tarullo said that it has been "a great privilege" to work with former Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke and Chair Yellen during such a "challenging period for the nation's economy and financial system." He said he'd leave "on or ...

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  17. Fed's Tarullo to Step Down as Top Regulator of Wall Street BanksRead the original story

    Friday Feb 10 | The Washington Post

    ... letter Friday to Trump, Tarullo said that it has been "a great privilege" to work with former Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke and Chair Yellen during such a "challenging period for the nation's economy and financial system." --With assistance from Craig ...

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  18. Fed's Tarullo to Step Down as Top Regulator of Wall Street BanksRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 10 | Bloomberg

    ... tion letter Friday to Trump, Tarullo said that it has been "a great privilege" to work with former Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke and Chair Yellen during such a "challenging period for the nation's economy and financial system."

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  19. What next for the renminbi under a Trump presidency?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 9 | South China Morning Post

    ... about US$800 billion from its foreign currency reserves . Earlier this year, former US Federal Reserve chair Ben Bernanke said calling China a currency manipulator doesn't "fit with reality", and acknowledged that: "China right now is working very ...

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  20. Why Steve Bannon thinks World War 3 is comingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 9 | Independent.ie

    ... cut. Mr Bannon reportedly told Mr Kaiser America had slipped into the fourth turning when Hank Paulson and Ben Bernanke asked for a banking bailout in September 2008. The former chairman of 'alt-right' news website Breitbart appears to believe we ...

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