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Jan 11, 2012 | Blog Paper Press Release

Federal Reserve Sends $77 Billion in Profits to Treasury

Yesterday, in the preliminary assessment of its 2011 balance sheet, the
Sep 22, 2011 | Blog Paper Press Release

The Federal Reserve Does 'The Twist'

The Federal Reserve's much anticipated statement came yesterday aft

A Roller Coaster Ride in Financial Markets

Who needs amusement parks when you can watch the volatility that is the stock market?
Jul 14, 2011 | Blog Paper Press Release

Fed Weighs Options on What to Do Next

Appearing before the House Financial Services Committee yesterday, Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke
Jul 1, 2011 | Blog Paper Press Release

Farewell to QE2

June has come to a close. With that also comes an end of the second round of quantitative easing, known as QE2.
Jun 15, 2011 | Blog Paper Press Release

Highlights from Chairman Bernanke's Speech

We were lucky enough to have Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke open our annual

MarketWatch: March 14-17, 2011

U.S. Interest Rates:  What is "Normal"? Throughout the week, worried investors once again turned to U.S.
Feb 11, 2011 | Blog Paper Press Release

Fed's Lockhart Calls for "Bipartisan, Credible Long-Term Plan to Stabilize the Deficit"

The President of the Atlanta branch of the Federal Reserve, Dennis Lockhart, mad

MarketWatch: January 31 - February 4, 2011

Markets in the U.S. and elsewhere have focused on signs that the U.S. economy continues to recover, although still at a very gradual pace.

Bernanke Discusses Fiscal Policy at National Press Club

Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke delivered a speech today at t