Monetary Policy

Tuesday, February 8th, 2011
"The Federal Reserve should start raising interest rates now in order to head off inflation later, Rep. Paul Ryan told CNBC.
Tuesday, February 8th, 2011
"The rise in Kansas agricultural land prices appears to be accelerating in response to the incredible jump in the price of many agricultural products since mid-2010.
Monday, February 7th, 2011
"The U.S. bond market has begun sending a message that inflation risks are rising and the Federal Reserve may be too slow to act, potentially marking a significant turning point in the economic recovery.
Monday, January 24th, 2011
"Mr. Trichet argues that budget discipline would help growth in Europe more than renewed stimulus, and called on the euro zone's 17 member countries to strengthen "surveillance" of each other's fiscal policies.
Monday, January 24th, 2011
"Federal Reserve officials last year, prodded by Chairman Ben Bernanke, seriously considered adopting an explicit target for inflation of 2%, but Mr. Bernanke failed to forge a consensus and backed away. The issue could resurface in 2011.

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