Fed to Start Tapering, Easing QE Program
Chairman Ben Bernanke said that further tapering would “be data dependent,” but the Fed would “probably do a measured reduction” at each meeting.
Larry Summers Argues for Easy Money as All Eyes Watch Fed
Summers fears the U.S. is in danger of sinking into a Japan-style stagnation, which, to be pre-empted, requires long-term “unconventional policy support” from the Fed.
Dodd and Frank, Together Again, Defend Their Namesake Law
Appearing together in public for the first time since retiring from Congress, Christopher Dodd and Barney Frank defended controversial aspects of the landmark legislation.
Predictions for 2014: Rodriguez, Fisher, Buckingham, Arnott
Our experts foresee market volatility in 2014—spurred by Washington.
From Doom to Boom (and Back): Grantham Sees Stocks Soaring up to 30%, for Now
Stock market scold Jeremy Grantham expects the U.S. market to soar 20% to 30% in the next year or two—before the next mega-crash, at least.
Yellen: QE Will Continue, but Not ‘Forever’
At her confirmation hearing, Janet Yellen said there were “dangers” in ending quantitative easing too early as well as in “continuing it too long.”
El-Erian: 5 Things to Look for in Yellen Testimony
Mohamed El-Erian predicted few fireworks ahead of Janet Yellen’s confirmation hearing on Thursday.
Beware the Obama Stock Bubble
Presidential history reveals an ominous financial pattern.
Former Miami Fed Chief Dorothy Weaver Eyes a New Janet Yellen Era
Weaver says Janet Yellen will need to be a consensus builder if she is to succeed as Fed chief.
Bob Rodriguez Grades Obama, Calls Government ‘Chaos’ Top Threat
First Pacific CEO Robert Rodriguez talked with ThinkAdvisor about the debt debacle, Janet Yellen and the uselessness of regulation.