U.S. stocks advanced, sending the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index to the highest level in more than a month, as the Federal Reserve begins a two-day meeting to decide whether more monetary stimulus is needed to boost the economy.
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Since President Barack Obama was inaugurated in January 2009, the Federal Reserve’s holdings of U.S. government debt have quintupled, according to the Fed’s official monthly balance sheet.
Depositors withdrew a total of about $100 million per day over the last month in a safe-haven bid fueled by uncertainty over policies that might be adopted as pressure grows to keep U.S. currency in the country.
After Bernanke's testimony on Thursday, expectations that the Fed would do QE3 at its June 20 dropped sharply.
The Federal Reserve released a proposal to enact an international agreement on higher capital standards for banks, known as Basel III, that largely rejects pleas by the U.S. banking industry to soften parts of the new standards.
Three top members of the Federal Reserve said the central bank may have to take a fresh look at additional measures to stimulate economic growth amid a weakening in the U.S. economy and renewed threats from Europe.
The WSJ's Jon Hilsenrath -- whom Cardiff Garcia has dubbed "Fedwire" -- reports that more Fed action is now officially on the table due to the slew of weak incoming data.
With Europe falling deeper into crisis and Congress paralyzed, only one institution may have the flexibility to try to keep the U.S. economic recovery on track: the Federal Reserve. But the Fed faces a daunting burden. Any new action could provoke
US and European regulators are essentially forcing banks to buy up their own government's debt—a move that could end up making the debt crisis even worse, a Citigroup analysis says.
GOP leadership in the House of Representatives announcedthat legislation to thoroughly audit the secretive Federal Reserve, a wildly popular measure pushed by Rep. Ron Paul (R-Texas) for decades, will come up for a floor vote in July.
Representatives Kevin Brady (R-TX) and Barney Frank (D-MA) testified on their differing legislative proposals to reform the Federal Reserve System. (Also - Ron Paul Subcommittee Examines Proposals to Reform or Abolish Federal Reserve - Video)
The Fin Svcs Subcommittee on Domestic Monetary Policy and Technology, chaired by Rep. Ron Paul, will hold a hearing on Tuesday to examine six legislative proposals that either reform or abolish the Federal Reserve System. LIVE STREAM 10 am EST
Recently, Texas Congressman and Republican Presidential Candidate Ron Paul debated Nobel Prize winning economist Paul Krugman. Vedran Vuk of Casey Research breaks down the debate in this insightful article from LewRockwell.com. Ron Paul schools Krugm
The end of America's current monetary system is certain, and it is approaching fast. The only question is what will replace it?
The Federal Reserve says that everything is going to be okay. The Fed says that unemployment is going to go down, inflation is going to remain low and economic growth is going to steadily increase. Do you believe them this time?
"We are humble because we are aware of the great monetary forces at work and will do all we can to triumph over them. Thank you. I am Ben Bernanke."
Manipulative Gold ‘Fat Finger’ Or Algo Trade Worth $1.24 Billion The gold market was briefly shaken by an unusually large early morning sell order, which triggered a brief trading halt in gold futures
We've been working for months to provide you with the Silver Circle story in the form of an exciting comic and today marks the publication of the final page. Spoilers are included, so those of you waiting to see the movie this Fall - BEWARE! I r
LIKE Ron Paul U.S.A. on Facebook! http://www.facebook.com/RonPaulUSA Ron Paul educates Paul Krugman on why we cannot inflate our way out of the economic crisis!
In March, Kevin Brady (R-TX) introduced H.R.4180 (Sound Dollar Act) and Mike Lee (R-UT) introduced a companion bill (S.2247 Federal Reserve Modernization Act) in the Senate. These two bills are actually seven pieces of legislation, put into a single
There are times, my friends Michael Lewitt and Dr. Lacy Hunt agreed today at lunch, when the study of economics is best informed by a sound knowledge of history.
The Federal Reserve says that everything is going to be okay. The Fed says that unemployment is going to go down, inflation is going to remain low and economic growth is going to steadily increase.
The paper dollar is now the single most important source of systemic risk to the financial system, the world economy, and the security of the American people.
Ben Bernanke always takes a lot of flak. People say he's going to print so much money that we're becoming Weimar. Other people say he's committing treason!
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In December of 2013, the Federal Reserve Charter will come to an end. The monetary enslavement created by Woodrow Wilson and the Central Bankers will come to a close.
The British pound was defined as 12 ounces of silver, so it's worth less than 1/200 or 0.5% of its original value. In other words, the most successful long standing currency in existence has lost 99.5% of its value.
John Stossel discusses the Federal Reserve System with a former Federal Reserve employee.
The number of people who understand the Federal Reserve System is growing every day, and that is very bad news for the FED. Perhaps most amazing is that anti-FED consensus is forming among two seemingly irreconcilable camps: Those who trust in “big g