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Fed Cut Interest Rates .25% Wednesday

May 1, 2008 • 0 comments

In what is likely to be the last rate cut – baring any more financial market blowups – in a while, The Fed cut the federal funds rate another quarter […]

by Jason Koertge

The Fed acknowledges recession possible.

April 3, 2008 • 0 comments

Ben Bernanke, a student of the Great Depression, knows what a depression looks like and previously served on the panel that unofficially determines when a depression begins and ends. On […]

by Jason Koertge

Fed cut rates by .75%

March 19, 2008 • 0 comments

The Federal Reserve cut interest rates by .75% in their regularly scheduled meeting on Tuesday, March 18, 2008. Stating that the economic outlook is not good, the Fed indicated that […]

by Jason Koertge

Fed Ready to Cut Rates Again

February 28, 2008 • 0 comments

With oil prices hitting record highs ($100.88) and the dollar falling to $1.51 for 1 Euro, the Federal Reserve is talking about interest rate cuts again. Many are predicting a […]

by Jason Koertge

Fed ready to cut rates again – Is that what we need?

January 12, 2008 • 5 comments

On Thursday, Ben Bernanke indicated that the Fed was prepared to do whatever necessary to ward off a recession, even if it meant cutting interest rates again.  Many economists are […]

by Jason Koertge