Tagged: Economics reporting

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Europe to keep interest rates low

While most Americans were busy eating hot dogs and celebrating the birth of our nation, two of Europe’s central banks were sending the clearest signals yet that they will keep interest rates low for...

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Government cuts hit the private sector

The New York Times wrote an interesting story Wednesday about the effects of federal spending cuts on the private sector: Congress’s $85 billion, across-the-board budget cuts may not have brought the economy to a...

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CNBC’s Santelli vs. WSJ’s Hilsenrath

Julia LaRoche of Business Insider writes Wednesday about the brouhaha that erupted between CNBC‘s Rick Santelli and The Wall Street Journal‘s Jon Hilsenrath on the air Wednesday. LaRoche writes, “Santelli told Hilsenrath that the...

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The great and powerful Jon Hilsenrath

Barbara Kollmeyer of Marketwatch.com writes about recent coverage of the Federal Reserve Board. Kollmeyer writes, “After all the seriousness about the Fed meeting that kicks off Tuesday, Ed Yardeni, chief investment strategist at Yardeni...

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Interest rates turning up

As someone in the process of buying a house, I’ve watched interest rates climb steadily during the past couple of weeks. Each little tick up shaves more off my ability to save. Several stories...