Fed

Bernanke Critics and Rate-Cut Proponents Quiet after French Banking Scandal

SocGen fraud may have caused European stock market fall that inspired Fed's emergency rate cut last week; Economist: 'There is way too much panic.'

Media Stimulate Recession and Tax Rebate Frenzy by Twisting Fed Chairman's Words

Networks report Bernanke 'confirmed recession fears' even though he specifically said he is 'not forecasting recession.'

CNBC's Jim Cramer Still Down on Fed After Three-Quarter-Point Rate Cut

'Mad Money' host challenges WSJ reporter Greg Ip for putting out contradictory stories on Fed leading up to the 'emergency' rate cut.

Bernanke Says No Recession; U.S. Economy Will Show 'Resilience' in Long Term

Fed Chairman tells House Budget Committee a stimulus package could be needed to help the economy in the short-term; food and energy prices should 'decelerate.'

Media Nearly Unanimous: 'Recession' Inevitable

Networks overwhelmingly predict recession in 2008 but ignore surveys of economists showing majority do not expect recession.

Even CNBC Stock Analyst Assumes Recession is a Foregone Conclusion

'Squawk Box' regular David Faber expresses concern over business spending.

Cramer: Small Rate Cut 'Delayed the Recovery'

'Mad Money' host 'no longer fiery' about Fed but says it's more likely banks will fail and economy will go into recession.

Another View: MSM Misses on Mortgage Rescue

Why they should get a Pulitzer in misframing an issue.

Ron Paul Says Federal Reserve 'Robbed' Americans of their Wealth

Texas congressman takes shots at the Federal Reserve during Chairman Bernanke's testimony.

Econ 101: What Does a Falling Dollar Mean?

What changes our exchange rate, and should we worry about it? BMI adviser Gary Wolfram explains.
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