The Federal Reserve announced today that it will purchase $45 billion in Treasury bonds per month in an effort to keep long-term interest rates low.
At a campaign stop with his running mate Paul Ryan in New Hampshire Monday, Mitt Romney responded to an audience question by signaling that he would support auditing the Federal Reserve. [audio:http://trns.s3.amazonaws.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/08/20120820RomneyAuditTheFed.mp3|titles=20120820RomneyAuditTheFed]
Ryan took the issue of Medicare head on, while Romney accused President Obama of failing to lead.
As part of a nationwide push to bolster personal finance education in the aftermath of the financial crisis, Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke spoke to elementary and post-secondary educators in Washington Tuesday to outline steps they can take to prepare young people for 21st century financial challenges. After brief remarks in which he touted a [...]
The House on Wednesday overwhelmingly approved legislation that would allow for a full audit of the Federal Reserve.
Senator Bob Corker (R-Tenn.) on Tuesday questioned whether or not Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernake ever desired to express his frustrations about the stalemate in Congress that leaves the Fed often powerless to combat challenges to the economy.