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  • Fed vows to keep pumping money

     
    by Frank James As expected, the Federal Reserve did the expected today, leaving unchanged a key interest rate which is essentially at zero. Still, the statement by the Fed's policymaking team, the Federal Open Market Committee, is noteworthy for a......
  • Treasury: Trillion-plus economic plan

     
    by Jim Puzzanghera and Maura Reynolds Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner this morning unveiled the Obama administration's $1.5-to-$2 trillion plan for stabilizing the nation's malfunctioning financial markets, including a public-private partnership to...
  • Federal Reserve buying bad & U.S. debt

     
    by Maura Reynolds The Federal Reserve today announced an aggressive program to bolster the housing and credit markets by more than doubling their purchases of mortgage-backed securities and U.S. Treasury bills in an efforts to free up credit and lower.......
  • Obama's news conference: 'To go at it'

     
    by Mark Silva President Barack Obama is getting ready "to go at it'' tomorrow night, with his second prime-time news conference. Today, following his daily briefing on the economy, the president spoke out in the Cabinet room to say that......
  • Did Wells Fargo underestimate Wachovia's loan losses?

     
    Wells Fargo & Co. has spent a lot of time this year assuring investors about the wretched loan portfolio it acquired in its takeover of Wachovia Corp. But banking writer Teri Buhl raises some fresh concerns about the extent of......
  • Fed keeps 'extended period' pledge on low rates

     
    Federal Reserve policymakers stayed with the status quo today, saying in their post-meeting statement that they expected to keep short-term interest rates low "for an extended period." That had been the big mystery surrounding the Fed’s meeting --...
  • TCW bond fund managers quit after firm ousts investment chief

     
    L.A. money manager TCW Group is facing defections by some of its top bond fund talent after the firm on Friday fired Jeffrey Gundlach, its veteran chief investment officer. Some of the managers who worked directly with Gundlach for the......
  • Ex-TCW fund manager Gundlach partners with Oaktree Capital

     
    Star bond fund manager Jeffrey Gundlach, fired by L.A. money manager TCW Group on Dec. 4, said Monday he would partner with Oaktree Capital Management to launch a new investment firm. The agreement with Oaktree will unite Gundlach with a......
  • Text of Fed statement on interest rates and economy

     
    Federal Reserve policymakers today reiterated their pledge to keep short-term interest rates near zero for an “extended period,” but also reminded financial markets that most of the special lending programs created during the worst of the credit...
  • Fed keeps low-rate pledge, but dissent surfaces among policymakers

     
    Federal Reserve policymakers painted a brighter picture of the U.S. economy in their post-meeting statement today, but still held to their pledge to keep short-term interest rates near zero “for an extended period.” For the first time since the...
  • Fed upshot: Six more months of near-zero short rates?

     
    Steady as it goes, Federal Reserve policymakers declared in their post-meeting statement Tuesday: They left their benchmark short-term interest rate unchanged in the range of zero to 0.25% and once again pledged to keep it low for an “extended period”...