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Heading to your "Hometown" for holidays

As markets wind down for the Thanksgiving holiday, and families will sit down for a turkey dinner, surely the conversation will turn to the economy. 250 more words


Turkey shoot comes early for Fed

The Turks shooting down a Russian military jet, these are the nightmares the Fed governors have.

As Yellen & Co move toward their mid-Dec. meeting still jawboning about a possible rate increase, world events may take the ball out of their hands. 130 more words


The Fed's special meeting today

The Federal Reserve announced Friday that it will hold a meeting “under expedited procedures” at 11:30 a.m. Monday for a “review and determination … of the advance and discount rates to be charged by the Federal Reserve Banks.” 58 more words


House approves Audit the Fed bill

On Thursday the House of Representatives passed the Audit the Fed bill.

The bill would require the Federal Reserve to explain publicly its monetary policy, specifically how it sets interests rates and therefore controls the country’s money supply. 284 more words


Equities call Fed's bluff on Dec.

If the Fed was going to raise at its Dec. meeting, then why is the Dow Jones index up 180 points since the 2pm announcement on Wed? 424 more words


Stocks see no reason to waste the French crisis

“You never let a serious crisis go to waste. And what I mean by that it’s an opportunity to do things you think you could not do before,” Rahm Emanuel…

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France's justifiable reaction has many levels

The rhetoric after the heart-wrenching massacre that occurred in Paris Friday night is ramping up.

Pope Francis condemned the shooting and bombing — that has claimed 128 souls and hundreds of injured — saying the  attacks are part of a disorganized World War III. 98 more words