Despite a substandard jobs report from last Friday, St. Louis Federal Reserve Bank President James Bullard thinks it might be time to scale back the central bank’s asset purchasing program known as quantitative easing.
Nominal GDP backs up the Fed chair and his market-monetarist supporters.
Market monetarists say yes.
Fed chairman defends central bank’s response to financial crisis in annual speech
WASHINGTON — Lawmakers and economists from both sides of the aisle made their case for reforming or ending the Federal Reserve system in a House subcommittee hearing Tuesday. The hearing, chaired by Texas Republican Rep. Ron Paul of the Subcommittee on Domestic Monetary Policy and Technology, focused on several proposals to alter the Federal Reserve [...]
Monetary policy, geopolitical turmoil and EPA regulations, along with other factors, are driving up prices at the pump.
Perry is right: it is not the Fed’s job to offset damage done by government spending and regulation
Ryan confronts Bernanke over Fed printing money to buy U.S. debt, raises concerns about the dollar
‘Egypt is one of the biggest importers of wheat, I think it makes sense. So yeah, I think you can absolutely connect the dots’
Are US monetary and energy policies indirectly responsible for the uprisings in Egypt, Tunisia and elsewhere?
Paul discusses plans for financial services subcommittee - National Journal
Rep. Ron Paul finally has a perch from which to advocate shutting down the Federal Reserve
When it comes to monetary policy, the Bernanke Fed continues to fail to hold up its end of the bargain.
Expect more anti-Federal Reserve grandstanding from Washington politicians.
Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke is monetizing the debt.
Chairmanship of the House Financial Services Committee will give Paul the power to push legislation reining in the central bank
The Irish government is in danger of defaulting on its debt.
President Obama defended the U.S. Federal Reserve’s recent move to buy $600 billion more in U.S. Treasuries, which has been criticized by top officials in foreign governments as a move to devalue the U.S. dollar
Political and economic trends are reversing.
Economists inside and outside the Fed have warned the move could be ineffective because interest rates are already so low
Bernanke risks return of Carter-era inflation - Bloomberg
With interest rates already near zero, the Fed will be aiming to increase the rate of inflation and reduce the cost of borrowing