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  • QE Explained

    09/19/2012 6:26:42 PM PDT · by Paul46360 · 4 replies
    YouTube ^ | 12-10-2010 |
    MUST SEE and cry
  • Bernanke warns of slow progress ahead on jobs

    03/01/2012 2:09:34 AM PST · by U-238 · 7 replies · 2+ views
    Reuters ^ | 3/1/2012 | Mark Felsenthal and Pedro da Costa
    Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke on Wednesday offered a tempered view of the U.S. economy, pouring cold water on the notion that recent upbeat signs herald a stronger recovery. Bernanke told Congress that unless growth accelerated, the unacceptably high U.S. unemployment rate would not keep dropping. But he stopped short of signaling further Fed bond purchases, dashing the hopes of some traders in financial markets who were betting on more monetary stimulus. "The job market is far from normal," Bernanke said. "Continued improvement ... is likely to require stronger growth in final demand and production." The swift decline in the...
  • Gold Laughs In Bernanke's Face, Shorts Freaking Out

    02/19/2010 10:45:23 AM PST · by blam · 8 replies · 1,072+ views
    The Business Insider ^ | 2-19-2010 | Joe Weisenthal
    Gold Laughs In Bernanke's Face, Shorts Freaking Out Joe Weisenthal Feb. 19, 2010, 1:30 PM Given that the tightening cycle began yesterday, today's gold move has to be considered impressive. It's now back to yesterday's pre-tightening levels.
  • Three Strikes on Ben Bernanke: AIG, Goldman Sachs & BAC/TARP (Why he should not be retained)

    12/07/2009 7:10:15 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 4 replies · 324+ views
    The Big Picture ^ | 12/6/2009 | Chris Whalen
    On Saturday, joined by hundreds of friends, family and colleagues on a snowy December day in Yonkers, NY, we celebrated the life of Mark Pittman. Readers of The IRA who wish to express their thanks to Mark and show support for his family may make contributions to the Pittman Children’s College Fund, c/o Dr. William Karesh, 30B Pondview Road, Rye, NY 10580. Bob Ivry from Bloomberg News gave a remembrance of Mark, including reading the letter that his daughter Maggie Pittman posted on zerohedge to dispel rumors that her dad might have been murdered. Some members of the zerohedge family...