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Another Round of Quantitative Easing May be Realized

Quantitative Easing

Fed Chair Janet Yellen shied away from typical central banking topics, like inflation and interest rates, to talk about income inequality and economic opportunity at a conference Thursday sponsored by the Boston Fed. Yellen purported that the rising trend of inequality is drifting away from the values the United States was traditionally founded upon.

Citing various statistics to support her remarks, Yellen stated that the widening disparities could potentially hinder the country’s economic future, growth and revival. Alluding to investments in education and opportunities for business ownership, the Fed Chair noted that these areas have remained stagnant for quite some […]

Another Round of Quantitative Easing May be Realized

Quantitative Easing

Fed Chair Janet Yellen shied away from typical central banking topics, like inflation and interest rates, to talk about income inequality and economic opportunity at a conference Thursday sponsored by the Boston Fed. Yellen purported that the rising trend of inequality is drifting away from the values the United States was traditionally founded upon.

Citing various statistics to support her remarks, Yellen stated that the widening disparities could potentially hinder the country’s economic future, growth and revival. Alluding to investments in education and opportunities for business ownership, the Fed Chair noted that these areas have remained stagnant for quite some […]

Another Round of Quantitative Easing May be Realized

Quantitative Easing

Fed Chair Janet Yellen shied away from typical central banking topics, like inflation and interest rates, to talk about income inequality and economic opportunity at a conference Thursday sponsored by the Boston Fed. Yellen purported that the rising trend of inequality is drifting away from the values the United States was traditionally founded upon.

Citing various statistics to support her remarks, Yellen stated that the widening disparities could potentially hinder the country’s economic future, growth and revival. Alluding to investments in education and opportunities for business ownership, the Fed Chair noted that these areas have remained stagnant for quite some […]

The Daily Caller

Tom Steyer speaks at Global Green USA

When President Obama holds back approval of the Keystone pipeline, for the umpteenth time, it’s bad enough that he’s politically pandering to Tom Steyer, the hedge-fund billionaire and manic radical opponent of fossil fuels. If he gives in to Steyer by blocking the pipeline, Steyer gives $100 million to Democratic candidates this fall. Will somebody please explain to me how rising inflation is somehow going to extricate us from the tepid economic recovery? I don’t get it. President Obama has ramped up his second round of economic and financial sanctions on Russia, and on Vladimir Putin in particular. Some […]

The Most Important Economic Stories of 2013—in 41 Graphs


Maybe it’s just me, but the last few years are getting tough to tell apart.  Imagine a quiz question: Name that year where we threw obstacles in the recovery’s way, but kept growing slowly; where Europe avoided both a disaster and a solution to its mess; and where China kept growing over 7 percent, but didn’t rebalance its economy like it said it wants. You’d be right to guess 2013. You’d also be right to guess 2012, 2011, or 2010. So, to remind ourselves what did change in the last 12 months, we asked our favorite economists, journalists, and […]

The Most Important Economic Stories of 2013—in 40 Graphs


Maybe it’s just me, but the last few years are getting tough to tell apart.  Imagine a quiz question: Name that year where we threw obstacles in the recovery’s way, but kept growing slowly; where Europe avoided both a disaster and a solution to its mess; and where China kept growing over 7 percent, but didn’t rebalance its economy like it said it wants. You’d be right to guess 2013. You’d also be right to guess 2012, 2011, or 2010. So, to remind ourselves what did change in the last 12 months, we asked our favorite economists, journalists, and […]