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6 Principles of Sensible Fiscal Policy - Wall St. Cheat Sheet

6 Principles of Sensible Fiscal Policy - Wall St. Cheat Sheet | Bachelor macro challenge | Scoop.it
6 Principles of Sensible Fiscal Policy
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U.S. Default Looms Still No Resolution

U.S. Default Looms Still No Resolution | Bachelor macro challenge | Scoop.it
Central Bank officials have gathered to make contingency plans on how to sustain financial markets should the U.S. default on its debt.
U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke hosted a lunch of counterparts on Oct.

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Fiscal policy fight may dampen US economic growth: Reuters poll - Reuters

Fiscal policy fight may dampen US economic growth: Reuters poll - Reuters | Bachelor macro challenge | Scoop.it
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Stock Market Forecast and FOMC Meeting Next Week

http://www.guerillastocktrading.com/stock-market/unresolved-cliffhanger-at-the-fomc-meeting-next-week-lance-jepsen-91513/ Jim Cramer calls external news even...
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Corporations Are Swimming in Cheap Cash. So Why Aren't They Investing?

Corporations Are Swimming in Cheap Cash. So Why Aren't They Investing? | Bachelor macro challenge | Scoop.it
Two reasons: weak demand and absolutely zero clarity on U.S. fiscal policy (why aren’t businesses investing?weak demand and absolutely zero clarity when it comes to U.S. fiscal policy.
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Hub fed chief: Shutdown slows recovery | Boston Herald

Hub fed chief: Shutdown slows recovery | Boston Herald | Bachelor macro challenge | Scoop.it
The two-and-a-half week government shutdown and prolonged partisan gridlock in Washington, D.C., has helped to slow the country’s economic r (GIC Speaker Eric Rosengren, of the Boston Fed, argued that fiscal policy is slowing down the economic...
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Janet Yellen's Triple Mandate: Jobs, Inflation, and Wall Street

Janet Yellen's Triple Mandate: Jobs, Inflation, and Wall Street | Bachelor macro challenge | Scoop.it
Reuters Most of the commentary about Janet Yellen, President Obama's historic choice to lead the Federal Reserve, is focused on her views about controlling inflation and unemployment, the Fed's twin mandate.

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Fiscal policy fight may dampen US economic growth: Reuters poll - Reuters

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The fiscal policy fight in Washington is likely to cause consumer and business confidence to fall, while the tapering will be held off, and weaker job growth all will about to a dampening of the US economic growth.

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US economic growth slows as GDP estimate disappoints economists - The Guardian

US economic growth slows as GDP estimate disappoints economists - The Guardian | Bachelor macro challenge | Scoop.it
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US economic growth slows as GDP estimate disappoints economists
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The US economy grew at a sluggish 2.5% on an annual rate between April and June according to the latest official measure of the country's economic health.
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How Does the US Debt Position Compare with Other Countries? | Mercatus

The US debt-to-GDP ratio is at 106.5%--twice that of Switzerland and about five times that of Australia http://t.co/rNyxiCeMta
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The Fed Versus the People

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The Fed thinks that people are saving too much but very people actually have enough savings, while many have none at all. (Fed wants people to save less, but 3/4 of Americans don't have enough liquid assets.
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Chicago Fed's Evans: Unemp Cld Hit 6% Before FOMC Raises Rates - MNI News

Chicago Fed's Evans: Unemp Cld Hit 6% Before FOMC Raises Rates
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Evans said the 6.5% threshold is not a trigger for tighter monetary policy, reiterating what many Fed officials have said about the rate set forth by the FOMC in December 2012.
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