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You've heard all the gloom and doom. Now here's some good news: the economic recovery could happen much sooner—and be much stronger—than anyone thought possible.
Below are the minutes released by the Federal Open Market Committee after its Mar. 17-18 meeting:
Although oil prices should remain low for the next three to six months, the threat of surging prices remains, according to John Hofmeister, former Shell president and CEO of U.S. operations.
Stocks turned mildly positive as investors looked to close out the week's rally on a positive note.
Ben Bernanke just gave a speech where he made it clear that he will use all tools available to him to stabilize markets and to promote the extension of credit.
Contract workers are becoming a permanent fixture in the economy that is likely to continue even after the recession is over.
Stock futures turned lower after initial enthusiasm waned after a report showed continued steep job losses in the US economy.
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The economy is headed for a “very long and damaging economic downturn” that will not see any recovery in 2009, said Harvard University professor Martin feldstein on Wednesday.
Altering mark-to-market accounting rules would bring more opacity to the financial system, said Nassim Taleb, “The Black Swan” author.
And Ben Bernanke is no Roy Young. What the heck is Cramer talking about? Read on to find out.
As the debate rages on about the best way to combat the worst downturn in the United States since the Depression, there appears to be two broad perspectives about the future of American economy.
Yesterday, we had some questionable reporting on US Treasury Secretary Geithner's comments on the US dollar.
The pace of economic deterioration has started to slowdown in some areas, said Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner on Wednesday.
With other central banks acting to create money out of thin air because they cannot lower short-term interest rates any further, the ECB remains wary of the specter of inflation.
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Hedge funds and mutual funds have reconsidered their bearish sentiments now that the market is turning. Retail investors, take note.
Stocks came off their lows as the House hearings with Geithner and Bernanke began about 10:30 ET, and improved throughout the morning.
Not only is profit taking the norm after a monster pop like we had Monday, but traders are seeing another good reason to sit this one out.