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Notes From Underground: Yellen Dethrones Bernanke

Last Friday, Chair Yellen delivered a speech at the Boston Fed’s Conference on Opportunity and Inequality. The present Fed Chair has frequently opined on the social and economic problems of income equality and I have been very critical of her wading into the waters of social and fiscal policy for many of the previous 80 years issues of wealth inequality have been dealt with through fiscal and social action. 769 more words


Interest Rate Manipulation

   By Bob Shapiro

Interest Rates are the Price of money.

When you earn money, you have a choice to make:

Monetary Policy

Rates Might Not Rise Until 2016

The Boston Fed’s President Says Rates Might Not Rise Until 2016. 26 more words

The Fed Needs a Communications Czar!

By David Nelson, CFA

In November of 2013 former Fed Chair Ben Bernanke made a speech describing his efforts over the last eight years to  667 more words

David Nelson

A Lesson In Last Week’s Turmoil

By David Blitzer
Chairman of the Index Committee
S&P Dow Jones Indices

The market action in US stocks and Treasuries last week, especially on Wednesday, may be an experience that many investors would like to forget.  499 more words

Central Banks