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Fortuitously, I was able to have a brief discussion yesterday with former Fed chief Ben Bernanke.
He is on a media tour for his new memoir, “The Courage to Act: A Memoir of a Crisis and Its Aftermath.” Bernanke was waiting to go on Fox business channel and I was able to have a few minutes with him. 218 more words
What is the Federal Reserve and who owns it? One could say it’s very mysterious. No doubt it’s a very powerful institution and is not, as many people think, a government entity – not a part of the executive or legislative. 349 more words
People weren't supposed to be saving this much money — and now it's a problem - Myles Udland 10/5/15
So, let’s start with the basic premise: Consumers are not economists.
This means that normal people who have a job and then decide what to do with their hard-earned money often make decisions that economists don’t expect. 124 more words