Monthly Archives: July 2010

Why Does The Fed Hesitate?

Popular Economics Weekly Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke just gave his semi-annual report to Congress, and it looks like Bernanke and his Federal Reserve Governors continue to be cautious in advocating more stimulus.  He said that the Fed had more ways … Continue reading

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Jobs, Jobs, and more Jobs Needed

Financial FAQs Three new Federal Reserve Governors are up for confirmation that would fill out the Federal Reserve Board of Governors for the first time in years. And what are they saying? Surprise, surprise: “Fed Nominees Stress Job Creation,” was … Continue reading

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Where is Harry Truman—Part II?

Popular Economics Weekly What is the case for not providing more additional stimulus spending to boost economic growth? Harvard Econ Prof Gregory Mankiw, former Bush White House economic advisor, gave this rather bizarre prediction for the future behavior of employers … Continue reading

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