Posts tagged ‘Taper tantrum’

Tiptoe through the Taper – A Novelty Song by ‘Big Ben’ Bernanke



Several Fed presidents, and “Big Ben” Bernanke himself, have been spending the last week or so trying to convince markets that their program of quantitative easing isn’t on the immediate chopping block and that any eventual tapering would be contingent on continued economic…

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Two Takes on the Taper Timeline: Fed Governors from Missouri Have Different Opinions on What Should be Done



Did you know that Missouri is the only state that’s home to two Federal Reserve banks? There’s one in St. Louis and there’s one in Kansas City, Missouri over on the western edge. And while KC and St. Louis are only about four hours apart by car, on the surface, their respective Fed presidents…

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