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It's the $500 billion dollar question. Just how high will QE2 push the stock market and what's already baked in? New research may be quite telling.
Right now the US should export more and rely less on internal consumer spending. China should export less and encourage consumer spending.
Find out why the bulls could be facing serious headwinds for the next 10 days.
Traders beware. Treasury man Tim Geithner appears to be setting up a two-sided dollar trade. The dollar could go up, not just down.
The falling dollar is on most everybody’s mind, especially in financial markets here at home and globally. A currency war? World protectionism? Race to the bottom?
Read the full text of the latest Federal Reserve Beige Book report here.
Coke and other multinationals are surging as the dollar plunges. But how long will the easy money trade of buying companies with high foreign sales keep working?
The vast amount of excess reserves in the U.S. banking system is of course fuel for money supply growth, but the match has been miles away.
Does the Fed head look at market-driven prices? Surely he does. But it’s equally certain that this will not deter him from pump-priming QE2. Underneath it all, Bernanke believes in the false Phillips Curve tradeoff between inflation and unemployment.
Overnight, the US dollar has had a rally on what I'd call the "We-can-print-money-too!" theory of central bank easing.
The Federal Reserve chairman, Ben S. Bernanke outlined the risks the central bank is prepared to take by pumping more money into the flagging recovery - but analysts still want more details.
Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke took another step Friday toward further monetary stimulus, but in doing so left one key issue unanswered: What if all this intervention causes more harm than good?
Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke just told us that economists have it wrong. The consensus view is that the Fed will start to raise rates in 2011. Bernanke says that’s not right.
This is making the rounds through everyone's email inbox right now.
Even as doubts escalate over whether further easing measures will do any good, the Federal Reserve appears set to push forward out of obligation as much as anything else.
See what's happening, who's talking and what will be making headlines on Wednesday's Squawk on the Street.
The only thing investors should fret about, Cramer said, is picking stocks that make money.
The retailer reverted to its classic logo after sharp criticism, but Cramer said the whole thing won't make a difference for the stock.
Most Federal Reserve members appear ready to launch a new round of monetary easing soon because of worries that the US economy is not recovering fast enough, according to minutes of the cental bank's September meeting.
Read the full text of the minutes from the Federal Open Market Committee's Sept. 21 meeting here.