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U.S. Inflation: The Barrier to Interest Rate Hikes

U.S. Inflation: The Barrier to Interest Rate Hikes

Evan Lefkovitz ’16 After the 2008 recession, the Federal Reserve Board, in an effort to combat disinflation, instituted a series of quantitative easing measures through the purchase of mortgage-backed and… Read more »

Fed Maintains Tapering Pace, But Will Keep Interests Rates Low

Fed Maintains Tapering Pace, But Will Keep Interests Rates Low

By Robert “R.J.” Raglin ’16 The Federal Open Market Committee announced after its meeting on Wednesday that it will continue to taper quantitative easing by another $10 billion, reducing its… Read more »

Fed Leaders Debate Monetary Policy

Fed Leaders Debate Monetary Policy

Written by Evan Gao ’16 Federal Reserve officials do not often publicly debate how the Fed should run the economy, but this past Tuesday on April 2nd, Charles L. Evans,… Read more »

U.S. Economy Gains Steam with Unemployment on a Downward Trend

U.S. Economy Gains Steam with Unemployment on a Downward Trend

Written by Evan Gao ’16 Over the last three months, the U.S. economy was threatened by two potentially devastating events: the fiscal cliff and sequestration. Policymakers managed to steer clear… Read more »

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