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Books
When I asked George where she saw herself and her Rube enterprises ten years from now, she replied, "Waiting on line for
Business
In a speech to the National Economists Club that echoed dovish comments by his nominated successor, Janet Yellen, Bernanke
Politics
If lawmakers don't do something quick, on January 1st we're all going to turn into Thelma and Louise and go over a cliff. Who's right? Who's wrong? And most of all, who gets pushed over first?
Small Business
Small businesses now must make some assumptions about policy decisions and move forward. They are too important to the country's economic recovery to remain in limbo.
Videos
Ron Paul Measure Passes The House
Business
It likely means that investors will eventually get what they want yet again. Sometime down the road, while it may not be at the next couple of meetings, the Fed will likely implement QE3. But it has to end somewhere. So what are we to make of the divergent opinions within the Fed?
Business
If the European Central Bank follows in the footsteps of Bernanke, I don't see how the results will be any different for the Europeans. Printing money may sound attractive to the desperate, but it is at best a short-term panacea.
Politics
As we begin this New Year, we citizens need to demand immediate action from the incoming Congress. And as investors, we must begin storing up our nuts. It could be a very long winter.
Business
Treasuries advanced for the first time in three days as the 10-year note yield at almost a six- month high drew investors
Business
The risks stemming from the Federal Reserve's efforts to stimulate the economy through bond purchases are "humongous" and
Politics
Barack Obama should announce plans to circumvent Senate obstruction and recess appoint Ben Bernanke as Fed Chair while the Senate debates whether to hold a timely confirmation vote.
Politics
Had Senate Banking Committee's Chairman Chris Dodd's proposal been effective before the crisis, where would we be today?
Business
Bernanke also touched on "too big to fail." While some, like Rep. Paul Kanjorski (D-Penn.) and Bank of England Governor Mervyn
Comedy
If you're quivering with rage just thinking about Wall Street, it's time to take action. I've discovered a way to achieve a semblance of inner peace without therapists, tranquilizers or weapons.
Business
Nobel prize-winning economist Joseph Stiglitz appeared on Yahoo's Tech Ticker recently, and had some pointed words regarding
Business
Goldman Sachs and JPMorgan Chase have reported huge profits, the Dow has made it past 9000, and Barack Obama has moved on
Business
June 5 (Bloomberg) -- The Federal Reserve intends to hire a veteran lobbyist as it seeks to counter skepticism in Congress
Business
Banks have an opportunity to heal the global distrust in them and heal the economy. Sadly, they are viewed as the "evil enemy" with no requirement that they meet basic ethical standards.
Entertainment
It seemed only fitting that tonight was the sober, majestic performance of Verdi's Requiem in honor of Luciano Pavarotti at the Metropolitan Opera.
Politics
I was extremely confused by Bush's rosy economic speech. Here my local bank, IndyMac, is collapsing, with distraught customers waiting in line for hours last week to get their money.