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Apr 8, 2010 | Blog Paper Press Release

Bernanke on Our Fiscal Woes

Speaking in Dallas yesterday, Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke reitera

CRFB Launches A Featured Charts Page!

CRFB would like to introduce our "Featured Charts" page where we will highlight important f
Apr 1, 2010 | Blog Paper Press Release

Fed Ends Purchases of GSE Mortgage-Backed Securities

Yesterday, the Federal Reserve ended its purchases of
Mar 10, 2010 | Blog Paper Press Release

Fed Begins Making Reverse Repurchase Agreements

This week, the New York Federal Reserve announced the be
Mar 3, 2010 | Blog Paper Press Release

Fed Purchases of Fannie/Freddie Assets Pass $1 Trillion Mark

For the first time since it began purchasing mortgage-backed securities, the Fed's holdings of federal agency MBS's passed the $1 trillion mark

‘Line’ Items: Tax Reform, the Fed, and Congress Back to Work

Commission Commencement – President Obama signed Thursday the
Feb 16, 2010 | Blog Paper Press Release

Fed Bank President: Don’t Knock on Fed’s Door to Solve Fiscal Problems

Thomas Hoenig, President of the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City, had strong words today for lawmakers who want the Fed to bail them out of the
Feb 4, 2010 | Blog Paper Press Release

Expired Fed Lending Facilities

Earlier this week, four Fed lending facilities came to a close (see Fed release here), as previously announced, in light of improved conditions in...

Fed Earns Money, TARP Loses It

The Federal Reserve announced, this morning, that it will transfer

Fed Exit Strategy: Reverse Repos

How and when the Fed will unwind the massive amounts of liquidity it has provided to shore up the financial system and economy?  Will the Fed