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# federal-reserve - Wednesday 25 June, 2014

US economy suffers sharpest contraction in five years
# US Economy
# US Economy

US economy suffers sharpest contraction in five years

Jun 25th 2014, 3:16 PM 7,158 Views 37 Comments

Severe weather, weak consumer spending growth and higher imports all played a role, according to US Commerce Dept.

# federal-reserve - Thursday 8 May, 2014

Cannabis growers in Colorado are struggling for financing, could co-ops be the answer?
# Pot Banking
# Pot Banking

Cannabis growers in Colorado are struggling for financing, could co-ops be the answer?

May 8th 2014, 10:13 PM 9,731 Views 6 Comments

Growing marijauna is an expensive business and banks don’t want to help.

# federal-reserve - Tuesday 18 March, 2014

Column: The two sides of bitcoin – is this virtual currency a boon or a threat?
# Coining It
# Coining It

Column: The two sides of bitcoin – is this virtual currency a boon or a threat?

Mar 18th 2014, 1:00 PM 213 Views 16 Comments

Despite being the darling of the tech frontier, surely we can now see that the red flags being waved around this “currency” are far from virtual, writes Peter Casey.

# federal-reserve - Tuesday 7 January, 2014

Janet Yellen becomes first female chair of US Federal Reserve
# Janet Yellen
# Janet Yellen

Janet Yellen becomes first female chair of US Federal Reserve

Jan 7th 2014, 4:01 PM 4,719 Views 40 Comments

Yellen was nominated by President Barack Obama for the top job in October 2013.

# federal-reserve - Friday 9 August, 2013

Man sentenced to 30 years in prison over plot to blow up Federal Reserve
# Terrorism
# Terrorism

Man sentenced to 30 years in prison over plot to blow up Federal Reserve

Aug 9th 2013, 5:51 PM 4,930 Views 23 Comments

The 22-year-old asked for forgiveness today and said he no longer believes in radical Islam.

# federal-reserve - Monday 14 January, 2013

Obama rules out minting $1 trillion coin to solve US debt woes
# MintTheCoin
# MintTheCoin

Obama rules out minting $1 trillion coin to solve US debt woes

Jan 14th 2013, 5:37 PM 12,728 Views 47 Comments

“There are no magic tricks here,” says the President, dismissing suggestions that a $1 trillion platinum coin could be minted.

# federal-reserve - Thursday 18 October, 2012

Family defend Bangladeshi man arrested for NY bomb plot
# Federal Reserve
# Federal Reserve

Family defend Bangladeshi man arrested for NY bomb plot

Oct 18th 2012, 2:14 PM 4,549 Views 17 Comments

The suspect’s father said he spent all of his savings to send him to America to study so he would have a better chance at life.

# federal-reserve - Wednesday 17 October, 2012

Man arrested over plot to blow up Federal Reserve in New York
# Attack
# Attack

Man arrested over plot to blow up Federal Reserve in New York

Oct 17th 2012, 11:00 PM 9,762 Views 61 Comments

The man believed he was about to detonate a car bomb outside the Federal Reserve – but the FBI had been closely watching him for some time and foiled the attack.

# federal-reserve - Friday 5 October, 2012

US unemployment drops to 7.8 per cent, lowest in nearly four years
# US Jobs
# US Jobs

US unemployment drops to 7.8 per cent, lowest in nearly four years

Oct 5th 2012, 4:54 PM 5,014 Views 30 Comments

The news will be a boost to President Barack Obama ahead of next month’s election.

# federal-reserve - Friday 7 September, 2012

US unemployment rate drops but just 92,000 jobs created in August
# US 2012
# US 2012

US unemployment rate drops but just 92,000 jobs created in August

Sep 7th 2012, 4:12 PM 2,900 Views 13 Comments

The latest jobs figures are not likely to boost Barack Obama’s re-election hopes ahead of the November vote.

# federal-reserve - Monday 30 July, 2012

Whatever it takes: Stocks rise as leaders make eurozone pledge
# Eurozone
# Eurozone

Whatever it takes: Stocks rise as leaders make eurozone pledge

Jul 30th 2012, 9:51 AM 2,023 Views 12 Comments

There is speculation that the eurozone bailout fund and the ECB could buy-up Spanish bonds in a bid to alleviate fears about the single currency.

# federal-reserve - Tuesday 10 January, 2012

Federal Reserve hands over $76.9 billion profit to US government
# Federal Reserve
# Federal Reserve

Federal Reserve hands over $76.9 billion profit to US government

Jan 10th 2012, 10:07 PM 5,572 Views 42 Comments

The United States’ central bank made a near-record profit last year, thanks to its growing stash of US government bonds.

# federal-reserve - Friday 23 September, 2011

# federal-reserve - Friday 26 August, 2011

World stocks unsteady ahead of Bernanke speech
# Markets
# Markets

World stocks unsteady ahead of Bernanke speech

Aug 26th 2011, 10:20 AM 66 Views 0 Comments

World stock markets are unsteady today ahead of a speech by US Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke, in which he will outline whether the Fed will take new steps to help the US economy avoid another recession.

# federal-reserve - Monday 22 August, 2011

US Fed gave Irish banks €8bn in emergency loans
# Emergency Lending
# Emergency Lending

US Fed gave Irish banks €8bn in emergency loans

Aug 22nd 2011, 7:16 PM 393 Views 11 Comments

Data compiled by Bloomberg shows that Ireland’s banks got emergency loans from the US while being capitalised back home.

# federal-reserve - Wednesday 10 August, 2011

Dour US opening sends European markets back into the red
# Markets
# Markets

Dour US opening sends European markets back into the red

Aug 10th 2011, 3:55 PM 187 Views 1 Comment

It seems the worst is over for the stock markets, as Europe’s markets all make modest gains in morning trading.

# federal-reserve - Tuesday 9 August, 2011

Dow Jones rallies after Fed statement
# Markets
# Markets

Dow Jones rallies after Fed statement

Aug 9th 2011, 9:48 PM 225 Views 0 Comments

The Federal Reserve said today that it’s likely to keep interest rates at record lows for the next two years. It also acknowledged that the economy is weaker than it had thought.

The Daily Fix: Tuesday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Tuesday

Aug 9th 2011, 8:05 PM 1,808 Views 1 Comment

In today’s Fix: the latest from the UK as the violence spreads, Apple is now the most valuable business in the world, graffiti and poop on the streets of the country, and Ireland’s favourite movies…

# federal-reserve - Thursday 14 July, 2011

Obama walks out of budget talks with Republicans
# USA
# USA

Obama walks out of budget talks with Republicans

Jul 14th 2011, 7:07 AM 424 Views 7 Comments

The US president told Republicans ‘enough is enough’ over the debt ceiling, while the rating agency Moody’s has threatened to review the USA’s AAA rating.

# federal-reserve - Tuesday 19 April, 2011

US government bonds put on 'negative' watchlist by S&P
Live Apr 19th 2011, 10:54 AM

US government bonds put on 'negative' watchlist by S&P

# federal-reserve - Wednesday 22 September, 2010

Federal Reserve leaves rates unchanged for 20th month
# Federal Reserve
# Federal Reserve

Federal Reserve leaves rates unchanged for 20th month

Sep 22nd 2010, 8:28 AM 109 Views 0 Comments

The rate stays at between 0 and 0.25% – where it’s been since December 2008 – and will stay there for an “extended period”.

# federal-reserve - Friday 27 August, 2010

Bernanke: Recovery will take longer than we thought
# Double Dip?
# Double Dip?

Bernanke: Recovery will take longer than we thought

Aug 27th 2010, 7:43 PM 269 Views 0 Comments

The Fed chairman says it’s going to be a slow return – but dismisses talk of a double dip.