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(What's Left of) Our Economy: Media Misses Jackson Hole Trade and Jobs Angle

It’s been completely taboo in the national economic policy establishment to acknowledge that the freest possible trade flows might not always benefit the U.S. or global economies over significant stretches of time – so maybe it represents progress that one paper commissioned for the big Federal Reserve Jackson Hole conference mentioned the possibility prominently. 361 more words

{What's Left Of) Our Economy

The end of the era of decisive central banks

Legend has it that when President Harry Truman grew tired of the indecisiveness of his economic advisers, he begged for a one-handed economist who wouldn’t analyze every policy proposal with “one the one hand . 644 more words


Watch for first U.S. interest rate hike next March: CIBC's Shenfeld

Watch for the Federal Reserve Board to announce the first post-recession U.S. interest rate hike next March, says Avery Shenfeld, chief economist at CIBC World Markets. 512 more words


Jackson Hole Symposium ... Summer Doldrums Nearing an End

Each year the Kansas City Federal Reserve hosts a symposium smack in the middle of the summer doldrums …. just as most kids around the US get back to school. 212 more words

Investing/Financial Planning

Fed Chair Yellen says the job market ‘has yet to fully recover’

There’s no simple recipe for success, especially when it comes to getting the economy back on track, according to Federal Reserve Chairman Janet Yellen.

The Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City’s annual meeting in Wyoming’s Jackson Hole kicked off Friday with… 332 more words


While Jackson Hole summit keeps markets abuzz, locals shrug off the 'mucky mucks'

The leaders of global finance may be gathering around him in Jackson Hole, Wyo., but fly-fishing-boat tour operator A.J. DeRosa is not impressed.

Prize-winning economists say policy blunders have pushed Europe into a depression that will leave even Japan’s Lost Decade in the shade. 726 more words


My Advice for Dr. Yellen: Skip $1,000 Jackson Hole and Head to $20 Family Game Night

The smell of fresh popcorn filled the room as a table of confident would-be tycoons prepared to enter the fast-paced world of real estate and finance. 693 more words

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