Posts Tagged ‘ Treasury securities ’

Fed Chairman on the Economy: We Don’t Have a Precise Read

Fed Chairman on the Economy: We Don’t Have a Precise Read

The masters of the economic universe met earlier this week with Chairman Bernanke of the Federal Reserve following up with his now regularly scheduled press conference. Bernanke admitted that things aren’t as rosy as the Fed et. al. had predicted, but that things would get better: “As indicated in today’s policy statement, the economic recovery appears...
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Ron Paul: Stop Raising the Debt Ceiling

The federal government once again has reached the limit of its legal ability to borrow money, meaning it cannot issue new Treasury debt without action by Congress to increase the debt ceiling limit.  As of this month, our “official” national debt- which doesn’t include the staggering future payments promised to Social Security and Medicare...
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