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The Federal Reserve chairman was discussing this in the context of what might happen if the European debt crisis worsened and there was a run on the U.S. financial system.
Once a sure-bet, investors are beginning to doubt how long emerging market plays can generate steady returns.
September has almost always been a bad month for stocks, and the past one amply illustrates that. October, however, is often the beginning of of a multi-month upswing for equities. This fall, however, there's little in the way of fundamentals to suggest historical trends will play out.
GOP candidates could get ahead by advocating gold-backed money, says blogger Jeffrey Bell.
Between dominate G7 voting rights, and historical European leadership, is the IMF overly weighted towards Western interests?
Great new ideas are only the first link in a chain that includes government and corporate allies in an economy that supports risk.
Eliminate regulation and an equalize corporate tax rates, and you'll see the U.S. economy turn around, says blogger Patricia Chadwick.
New survey numbers show continue unusually high bearish sentiment among investors.
From the popular precious metals gold and silver, to more niche plays like copper, palladium, and platinum, which metal will be the best investment going forward?
Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke may be willing and able to provide more monetary stimulus for the U.S. economy, but the more effective medicine—fiscal aid out of Washington—isn’t in the wings, say economists.
Predictablity on the global political stage is failing to allay market uncertainty, says Vince Farrell.
Given the tumult of the Great Recession, this may be hard to believe, but the economy is much weaker than it was at the outset of the last recession in December 2007, with most major measures of economic health worse today than they were back then, reports "The New York Times."
Scores of big corporations have lost their AAA status in recent years, and it hasn't seemed to hurt them, so what's the big deal about the federal government losing such status, The New York Times reports.
The resulting yo-yo effect on fuel prices for the last three years has made it hard for consumers and businesses to loosen their purse strings enough to jump start the lackluster economy.
When the US economy was showing signs of life, the end of Federal Reserve's easing didn't seem to worry financial markets. But now that the economy is clearly sputtering, the transition may not be so easy.
Expected government cuts to Medicare and Medicaid, the uncertainty of health care reform and looming patent expirations are weighing heavily on the outlook of the biggest companies in the sector: large-cap pharmaceutical stocks.
The output gap is a measure of how far away an economy is from a targeted level of output. But does it matter?
They'll be no double dip nor V-bounce for the economy, emerging markets will outperform mature ones, inflation will remain tame and the consumer will return to spending.
After putting the kibosh on travel spending during much of the economic recession, Corporate America is back out on the road, but look for the best growth rates in emerging-market regions.
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