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Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill Blog Double Dip U.S. Housing Prices

Double Dip U.S. Housing Prices Home prices in ‘double dip’ By Les Christie NEW YORK (CNNMoney) — Home prices in February sank 3.3% to just above the post-crisis lows reached in April 2009. It was the seventh straight month of … Continue reading

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Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill Blog iPad Not Edible

iPad Not Edible Thanks, Ben, for Our Wealth Boost Federal Reserve policies lift stock prices for the rich — and food prices for everybody else by By RANDALL W. FORSYTH   Americans’ wealth has been growing because of the rise in … Continue reading

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Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill Blog Gas Prices Inflation

Gas Prices Inflation Bernanke: Don’t blame Federal Reserve for record-high food prices By Mark Trumbull Ben Bernanke says Federal Reserve policy is not responsible for the UN’s Food Price Index now standing at its highest level in 21 years or … Continue reading

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Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill Blog Inflation Expectations

Inflation Expectations Ben Bernanke’s Nightmare in a Stack of Boxes By Caroline Baum NEW YORK – Ben Bernanke arrived at his office a week ago and came face to face with his worst nightmare. Staring out at the Federal Reserve … Continue reading

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Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill Blog China and Russia Sell US Treasuries

China and Russia Sell US Treasuries China and Russia Sell US Treasuries By Michael Mackenzie in New York China has sold billions of dollars in US Treasury bills for the second month in a row, even as strong buying from … Continue reading

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Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill Blog Bernanke China 2 Trillion

Bernanke China $2 Trillion Our dollar, China’s $2 trillion problem Posted by Colin Barr   Could the United States and China be even more co-dependent than we thought? On Wednesday Fed chief Ben Bernanke became the first American official in recent memory … Continue reading

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Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill Blog Biflation Bernanke

Biflation Bernanke ‘Biflation Bernank’ By AL LEWIS Ben Bernanke remarked last week on one of the few things that is still made here in America. “Inflation made here in the U.S. is very, very low,” the Federal Reserve chairman told Congress … Continue reading

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Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill Blog Ben Bernanke Passes the Buck

Ben Bernanke Passes the Buck Bernanke: Don’t Blame Me for Higher Food Prices By Sudeep Reddy Supply and demand abroad for commodities, not U.S. monetary policy, are causing higher food and energy prices rattling much of the world, Federal Reserve … Continue reading

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