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Will Yellen rattle markets from Jackson Hole?

It’s the party of the summer, if you’re into interest rates and macroprudential regulations.

Each year The Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City sponsors a symposium in Grand Teton National Park near Jackson Hole, Wyoming, where some of the world’s most important central banker, academics and business leaders from around the world convene on a small resort town near the border of Wyoming. 583 more words


Alarm bells sound louder over danger of financial collapse - WSWS

World Socialist Website:

“Warnings are mounting internationally that the global financial system is heading for another disaster as a result of the flood of virtually free cash to the banks and speculators from the US Federal Reserve and other central banks. 214 more words

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Most Powerful Person in Finance in their 60s

There are very few professional finance positions in the world that carry the power associated with being head of the U.S. Federal Reserve Board, which is now under the direction of 67-year old Janet Yellen. 476 more words


Audit the Federal Reserve Discoveries

Federal Reserve Discoveries
published July 26, 2014

Audit the Fed H.R. 24 Passes Oversight Committee July 25, 2015 (Article)
Via Megan Stiles. Paul Broun, Ron Paul… 366 more words

Restricted Credit Will Impede Housing Recovery

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As if we need more evidence that the Consumer Protection Finance Bureau and government regulators have listened to the wrong people when drafting their Qualified Mortgage requirements (that lowers the maximum debt-to-income ratio to 43 percent for non-agency mortgages, disallows interest only options and 40-yr amortization for starters), while Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac add huge fees and stricter underwriting criteria to anyone below a 700 credit score (which is almost perfect in today’s trying markets), the latest new-home sales should convince us. 581 more words

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My homage to Grumpy Cat - DIY Plush

Grumpy Cat is the latest fav meme, right? Or am I a year or so late with that one like I was with the Angry Birds thing… 533 more words