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Your Tax Dollars At Work: Frats Like Beer, Girls Like Dolls, Sharks = Scary!

by Luke Rosiak | The Daily Caller
Published on January 10, 2017
Federal grants awarded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) bankrolled studies to discover that fraternity brothers like to drink, that “Jaws” is a scary… READ MORE
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‘Audit the Fed’ bill gets new push under Trump

by PETER SCHROEDER | TheHill.com
Published on January 5, 2017
Controversial legislation to subject the Federal Reserve’s monetary policy powers to outside scrutiny is getting new life in Washington. Rep. Thomas Massie (R-Ky.) and Sen.… READ MORE
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Fed to raise rates as Trump economy looms

by Douglas Gillison | AFP | Yahoo! News
Published on December 12, 2016
Washington – There is little room for doubt that the US Federal Reserve will raise the benchmark interest rate in the coming week for only… READ MORE
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Fed keeps rates unchanged ahead of election

by Peter Schroeder | TheHill.com
Published on November 3, 2016
The Federal Reserve is opting not to raise interest rates less than a week before the presidential election. The central bank’s policy committee announced Wednesday… READ MORE

Stocks Post Biggest Fall Since Brexit Over Rate Fears

by AARON KURILOFF and CORRIE DRIEBUSCH | The Wall Street Journal
Published on September 10, 2016
Stocks and bonds tumbled Friday, with the Dow industrials and S&P 500 posting their biggest percentage losses since the Brexit selloff. Fresh signs that central… READ MORE

World stocks hit one-year highs as Fed hike prospects fade

by Nigel Stephenson | Reuters
Published on September 7, 2016
World stocks hit their highest in more than a year and the dollar fell sharply against the yen on Wednesday as expectations of a rise… READ MORE

Trump says U.S. interest rates must change as Fed weighs rate hike

by Steve Holland | Reuters
Published on September 6, 2016
Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump, who has previously accused the Federal Reserve of keeping interest rates low to help President Barack Obama, said on Monday… READ MORE

Fed’s Tarullo details plans to counter bank runs

by CNBC.com  |  published on November 25, 2013
Global regulators need more policy tools to counter the risk of devastating bank runs and should have powers over a wide array of market participants, U.S. Federal Reserve Governor Dan Tarullo said on Friday. “There is a need to supplement prudential bank regulation with a third set of policy options in the form of regulatory tools that can be applied… READ MORE

Fed future: Janet Yellen to be nominated as Ben Bernanke’s replacement

by Patrice Hill-The Washington Times  |  published on October 9, 2013
President Obama on Wednesday will nominate Janet Yellen, a loyal lieutenant of Federal Reserve Chairman Ben S. Bernanke and an economist dedicated to improving the nation’s job prospects, to become the first woman to head the century-old central bank. She will be nominated while the White House and congressional Republicans remained locked in a monumental battle over the nation’s debt… READ MORE
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Broun Picks Up Paul’s Fight Against Fed

by Alan K. Ota, Roll Call
Published on January 21, 2013

Ron Paul’s retirement from Congress doesn’t mean Federal Reserve officials can rest any easier. Rep. Paul Broun, R-Ga., is moving rapidly to assume the Texas… READ MORE
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