The latest round of extraordinary Federal Reserve stimulus is risky and leaves little room to maneuver should another crisis hit, economist Lawrence Lindsey told CNBC’s “Squawk Box” on Wednesday.
With yesterday's Fed decision and press conference [Sept. 13], Chairman Ben Bernanke finally and decisively laid his cards on the table.
The odd timing of the Fed's QEternity (given macro data, risk, financials conditions, inflation expectations, and equity valuations) provided some impetus for the markets which had anticipated Bernanke's action.
Meredith Whitney was on CNBC yesterday chatting with Maria Bartiromo about her call on municipal bonds.
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With another syringe of quantitative easing being injected into the U.S. economy's bloodstream, Ben Bernanke is giving the markets their liquidity fix.
People are already talking about the Fed doing QE4, but there's a problem with that.
James Bullard, head of the Saint Louis Federal Reserve, is known for his hawkish stance on Federal Reserve policy, and he's been an outspoken critic of additional monetary easing.
Last week the mainstream media hailed QE3 as the "quick fix" that the U.S. economy desperately needs, but the truth is that the policies that the Federal Reserve is pursuing are going to be absolutely devastating for our senior citizens.
The monetization dubbed Quantitative Easing (QE) Round 3 ("QE3") is very confusing, and there is a lot of mystery attached to the confusion. To fully understand what just happened to us I find it useful to frame the scenario in this why, and this may
Although the Republican controlled House of Representatives recently passed Audit the Fed, HR 459, Audit the Fed will never pass nor will the Fed ever be abolished legislatively.
Congressman Ron Paul, Chairman of the Domestic Monetary Policy and Technology Subcommittee, announced the subcommittee will examine the effects of the Federal Reserve’s interest rate policy on the American people.
In one of the most bullish gold calls since the Federal Reserve announced a new round of easing last week, one strategist sees a 36 percent jump in the metal's price [GCCV1 1773.50 4.80 (+0.27%) ], to $2,400 an ounce, by the end of 2014.
The Fed did it again!
The Fed did it again!
Last week, the Federal Reserve made history when it embarked on unlimited quantitative easing. In other words, it plans to buy bonds and keep interest rates as low as possible for as long as possible until unemployment comes down and the economy sta
It’s difficult to puzzle out what Bernanke thinks he is accomplishing with QE3. The level of bond buying, as various commentators have pointed out, is much lower than in the earlier QE programs.
Morgan Stanley's top commodity pick has long been gold.
In oil markets guru Stephen Schork's latest report, he takes issue with the Federal Reserve's recent argument that inflation is going to remain subdued.
Last Thursday, the Federal Reserve unveiled its latest monetary policy: unlimited QE.
Bernanke knows QE3 will fail to revive the real economy, but he doesn't care; his real job is to protect the Fed's political power and the banking sector's wealth.
In response to today's announcement from the Federal Reserve, Congressman Ron Paul issues the following statement
What is it that makes Keynesians so insanely self destructive?
"Everything will collapse" is the consequence Gloom, Boom, & Doom's Marc Faber sees from the Fed's latest 'stimulus' (and the fallacy and misconception of how money-printing can help employment).
You can't accuse Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke of not living up to his nickname.
Listening to CNBC this morning is nauseating, quite frankly, especially Cramer.
The Fed’s launch of QE3 looks more than a tad desperate.
The distortion that’s now taking place in the U.S. economy is unprecedented. There are artificially low interest rates, companies that should have gone bankrupt were rescued with taxpayer debt, and the Federal Reserve has basically become an instrume
The geniuses at the Federal Reserve have concocted a bold new plan to revive the U.S. economy -- print a bunch of money, loan it to Americans at super low interest rates so they can speculate on rising real estate prices, extract the appreciated equi