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Five Takeaways from the House's Yellen Hearing

The Fed

07/12/2017FedWatch
What you need to know from Janet Yellen's testimony before the House Financial Services Committee.

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Bank of Canada Raises Rates for First Time in 7 Years

Money and Banking

07/12/2017FedWatch
It may be minor, but this week's rate hike should be just high enough so the Bank of Canada can cut them again when things start to get tough.

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Today Janet Yellen Explained (Yet Again) Why Interest Rates Should Stay Low

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

07/12/2017FedWatch
Today, Janet Yellen struck a dovish tone with Congress, saying that the Fed's target interest rate is not really that low after all.

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On Borrowed Time

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

07/11/2017FedWatch
Those of us who are hostile to central planning are doubly hostile to governmental interference in the price mechanism — the policies of QE and ZIRP.

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Janet Yellen: False Prophet of Prosperity

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

07/11/2017FedWatch
The next crisis will likely result from a rejection of the dollar as the world’s reserve currency.

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Why Did Ukraine Nationalize its Largest Private Bank?

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

07/09/2017FedWatch
The central bank's expropriation of PrivatBank leaves many unanswered questions.

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Beware the Predictions of "Experts" Like Janet Yellen

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

07/03/2017FedWatch
Alarm bells should go off when an economist, central banker or government official declares there’s no danger of economic turmoil in the near future.

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Yellen Imitates Bernanke and Greenspan with Declaration that Economy is A-OK

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

06/29/2017FedWatch
Yellen has announced that the economy is safe in our lifetimes. She follows in the footsteps of two great Fed Chair prognosticators.

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No, Mark Carney, Brexit Didn't Cause Inflation — You Did

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

06/29/2017FedWatch
Bank of England governor Mark Carney maintains that Brexit has caused a devaluation of the pound. A more likely cause of this is the BofE itself.

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Myths Behind the War on Cash

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

06/28/2017FedWatch
The social advantages of eliminating physical cash are minimal, and economists tend to ignore the many costs that a cash ban would create.

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