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# us-federal-reserve - Sunday 19 June, 2022

US recession not 'inevitable,' Treasury secretary says
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# United States

US recession not 'inevitable,' Treasury secretary says

Jun 19th 2022, 6:06 PM 19,492 Views 30 Comments

Soaring inflation and supply-chain issues have increased pessimism.

# us-federal-reserve - Sunday 8 November, 2020

The Fed, the Senate and stimulus: How might the election shape American responses to the economic crisis?
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# US Federal Reserve

The Fed, the Senate and stimulus: How might the election shape American responses to the economic crisis?

Nov 8th 2020, 12:05 AM 16,341 Views 4 Comments

The results of this week’s election may further complicate the American response to the economic crisis.

# us-federal-reserve - Wednesday 9 October, 2013

Obama names Janet Yellen as new chairman of US Federal Reserve
# You're Hired
# You're Hired

Obama names Janet Yellen as new chairman of US Federal Reserve

Oct 9th 2013, 9:42 AM 3,292 Views 28 Comments

If confirmed by the Senate, Yellen would be the first woman to head a major central bank anywhere in the world.

# us-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.

# us-federal-reserve - Thursday 13 September, 2012

US Federal Reserve announces plan to buy more debt to boost economy
# The Fed
# The Fed

US Federal Reserve announces plan to buy more debt to boost economy

Sep 13th 2012, 8:25 PM 3,118 Views 22 Comments

Analysts were not surprised by the move which essentially amounts to so-called quantitative easing.

# us-federal-reserve - Monday 22 August, 2011

The Daily Fix: Monday
# The Daily Fix
# The Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Monday

Aug 22nd 2011, 8:02 PM 2,048 Views 2 Comments

The battle for Tripoli rages on, the bishop of Cloyne breaks his silence, Ireland’s latest viral sensation and… can we turn light bulbs into wifi routers?

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.

# us-federal-reserve - Wednesday 10 August, 2011

Early morning gains pared in European markets
# Markets
# Markets

Early morning gains pared in European markets

Aug 10th 2011, 10:33 AM 180 Views 0 Comments

Global markets seem to have calmed somewhat this morning as investors take US Fed statement on board.

# us-federal-reserve - Wednesday 13 July, 2011

Bernanke: Fed would supply more stimulus if needed
# Stimulus
# Stimulus

Bernanke: Fed would supply more stimulus if needed

Jul 13th 2011, 9:25 PM 140 Views 5 Comments

Ben Bernanke’s reassurances helped drive stock prices higher, but it also underscored the fragile state of the economy more than two years after economists said the recession had ended.

# us-federal-reserve - Wednesday 15 June, 2011

US Fed Reserve chief calls on Congress to raise debt ceiling
# Obama
# Obama

US Fed Reserve chief calls on Congress to raise debt ceiling

Jun 15th 2011, 10:17 AM 157 Views 0 Comments

Ben Bernanke warned that America’s huge federal budget deficit would have to be reduced, but didn’t indicate whether he supported taxation or spending cuts.

# us-federal-reserve - Thursday 2 December, 2010

ECB expected to announce new debt-crisis measures
# Euro Crisis
# Euro Crisis

ECB expected to announce new debt-crisis measures

Dec 2nd 2010, 9:21 AM 285 Views 0 Comments

Speculation is growing that the European Central Bank may increase its bond-buying programme in an attempt to fortify the eurozone.

# us-federal-reserve - Thursday 4 November, 2010

QE2: Fed announces $600bn second round of quantitative easing
# Bond Markets
# Bond Markets

QE2: Fed announces $600bn second round of quantitative easing

Nov 4th 2010, 9:31 AM 335 Views 0 Comments

The American central bank announces it will buy back $600bn of outstanding US bonds to lift the cash supply.

# us-federal-reserve - Tuesday 10 August, 2010

US keeps making coins people won't use
# Dollar
# Dollar

US keeps making coins people won't use

Aug 10th 2010, 12:57 PM 177 Views 0 Comments

Some people just don’t like change.