Articles Tagged 'federal reserve'
Your Tax Dollars At Work: Frats Like Beer, Girls Like Dolls, Sharks = Scary!
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
‘Audit the Fed’ bill gets new push under Trump
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
Fed to raise rates as Trump economy looms
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
Fed keeps rates unchanged ahead of election
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
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
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
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
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
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
Broun Picks Up Paul’s Fight Against Fed
Ron Paulâ€™s retirement from Congress doesnâ€™t mean Federal Reserve officials can rest any easier.
Rep. Paul Broun, R-Ga., is moving rapidly to assume the Texas… READ MORE