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5 Exaggerated Stories About The Fed

The Federal Reserve has incredible power, and the decisions it makes have profound implications for the global economy. All eyes are on the Fed as it plans to taper its stimulative quantitative easing program, which consists of the monthly purchases $US85 billion worth of bonds. With the Fed getting increasing […]
5 Exaggerated Stories About The Fed
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ETHAN HARRIS: A Government Shutdown Could Be Sustained And Damaging

It looks as though we’re heading for a government shutdown. Our Brett Logiurato has the full story, but essentially negotiations are too far apart right now and the parties may simply run out of time. Some think that this drama will ultimately end like previous shutdown showdowns, with Democrats and […]
ETHAN HARRIS: A Government Shutdown Could Be Sustained And Damaging