Posts Tagged ‘economy’

Experts Cite Rising Hopes for Recovery in Coming Year

Friday, December 24th, 2010

The government’s latest measures to bolster the economy have led many forecasters and policy makers to express new optimism that the recovery will gain substantial momentum in 2011, the New York Times reports.

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Experts Cite Rising Hopes for Recovery in Coming Year

Bernanke Says Further Easing Possible if Jobs Don’t Improve

Sunday, December 5th, 2010

The Federal Reserve could end up buying more than the $600 billion in U.S. government bonds it has committed to purchase if the economy fails to respond or unemployment stays too high, Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke said.

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Bernanke Says Further Easing Possible if Jobs Don’t Improve

Worried Americans Say Bush Tax Cuts Should Be Extended

Monday, September 20th, 2010

Ninety percent of Americans are concerned about the economy, according to a new CNBC poll.

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Worried Americans Say Bush Tax Cuts Should Be Extended

US Banks Group: Drop Part of Proposed Basel Regulations

Friday, September 10th, 2010

The American Bankers Association said on Friday it opposes requiring financial institutions to build up their reserves when the economy is going strong.

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US Banks Group: Drop Part of Proposed Basel Regulations

As Election Nears, Obama Challenges GOP on Economy

Friday, September 10th, 2010

At Friday’s press conference from the White House, the president is expected to fault Republicans for failing to help him on improving the economy or support his call for new tax cuts for businesses.

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As Election Nears, Obama Challenges GOP on Economy

When September Arrives, Investors May Wish it Hadn’t

Sunday, August 29th, 2010

Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke boosted stocks Friday by signaling the Fed is ready to act if the economy worsens. But more weakness in upcoming indicators like non-farm payrolls would intensify fears the economy is sliding back into recession.

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When September Arrives, Investors May Wish it Hadn’t

Bernanke Speech to Set Market Course on Friday & Beyond  

Thursday, August 26th, 2010

Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke speaks on the economy and policy, at a time when both are shaky in the eyes of the markets.

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Bernanke Speech to Set Market Course on Friday & Beyond  

Week Ahead: Traders Watching Economic Data From the Beach

Friday, August 20th, 2010

With heightened concerns about the economy, investors next week will hone in on every piece of economic news, as well as a Friday speech from Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke.

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Week Ahead: Traders Watching Economic Data From the Beach

Stock Market Week Ahead: Investors Look to the Fed

Friday, August 6th, 2010

A weak jobs picture is raising expectations that the Fed may take new measures to cure the economy’s ills.

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Stock Market Week Ahead: Investors Look to the Fed

Economic Indicator: Even Cheaper Knockoffs

Saturday, July 31st, 2010

How bad is the economy? Even counterfeiters are shifting down to more ordinary goods. The NYT explains.

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Economic Indicator: Even Cheaper Knockoffs