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Fed looks set to ease fairly soon barring swift rebound

Source: http://www.reuters.com By Pedro da Costa and Alister Bull (Reuters) – The Federal Reserve is likely to deliver another round of monetary stimulus “fairly soon” unless the economy improves considerably, minutes from the U.S. central bank’s latest meeting suggested. While the July 31-August 1 meeting occurred before some encouraging economic data, including a stronger-than-expected rise […]


The End Of The Affair

Source: http://www.tnr.com By Timothy Noah Jon Corzine’s testimony before the House agriculture committee may mark the definitive end to the Democratic party’s love affair with Wall Street. Once upon a time, Wall Street bankers were Republicans. Not terribly ideological, they preferred whenever possible a minimum of taxation, regulation, and government in general, but they didn’t […]