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Money and Monetary Policy

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  • Scoping the new subprime as watchdogs cry 'bubble'

    LONDON (Reuters) - As global watchdogs warn that euphoric financial markets are divorced from economic reality and acting out some reprise of the credit bubble and bust of the past decade, fears of another subprime timebomb are inevitable. But even if...
  • These are nationally available credit cards offering the lowest interest rates on purchases as of Jul. 09. If you typically

    pay off the entire balance monthly, look for a zero-annual fee card that allows the most interest-free or grace days. Some cards listed below feature special introductory or "teaser" rates for a specified time before regular rates apply. Additional fees...
  • Argentine presidential hopefuls tip-toe around debt negotiations

    BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - Argentina's top presidential candidates say a deal to avoid a debt default is essential for their economic reform programs but they are not attacking the government's hard stance against "holdout" investors because it could be...
  • U.S. consumer credit rises by $19.6 billion in May

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. consumer credit rose in May, a sign that easy monetary policy was providing substantial support for the economy. Total consumer credit increased by $19.6 billion to $3.19 trillion, the Federal Reserve said on Tuesday. That...
  • Better labor, inflation data likely temporary: Fed's Kocherlakota

    MINNEAPOLIS (Reuters) - A top Federal Reserve policymaker poured cold water on some positive recent economic data, saying on Tuesday he does not expect the "rapid" drop in U.S. unemployment to be sustained in coming months and calling firmer inflation...
  • Fed's Yellen to deliver monetary policy report to Congress next week

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen will go before Congress next week to deliver the U.S. central bank's latest report on monetary policy, congressional officials said on Tuesday. Yellen will appear before the Senate Banking...
  • Greece to issue second bond on Wednesday: paper

    ATHENS (Reuters) - Greece is expected to issue its second sovereign bond on Wednesday following its successful return to the financial markets in April after a four-year shut out, Greek daily Kathimerini reported, citing Finance Ministry sources....
  • What if the market has it right?: James Saft

    (Reuters) - The past 15 years of bubbles and busts notwithstanding, sometimes it may be best to just assume financial markets have got it right. The central problem facing investors today is how to reconcile patchy and uneven growth in the economy with...
  • Bank Indonesia expected to hold interest rates steady again on Thursday

    JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesia's central bank is likely to keep interest rates unchanged at a policy meeting on Thursday, the day after Indonesians vote for their next president. Bank Indonesia (BI) has held its policy rate at 7.50 percent since...
  • Did old friend deserve a drubbing for his shady business practices?

    How honest should you be with old friends when you find their business dealings objectionable? Recently, a reader was contacted by a high school classmate letting him know that he'd be visiting the reader's hometown, had some free time, and wondered if...
  • The day ahead in business

    The day ahead in business
    Reports: May consumer credit, May JOLTS job openings, Redbook and ICSC-Goldman Sachs retail sales for period ending July 5 Local earnings: None Other earnings: Alcoa Inc., Bob Evans Farms Inc., Container Store Group, GenCorp Inc., General Mills Inc.,...