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...admitted his relationship with Lewinsky was "wrong," and criticized Kenneth Starr's investigation. The Federal Reserve Board approved the merger of NationsBank and BankAmerica. In the world In 1942, during World War II, U.S. 8th Air...
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...continued tightness in the labor market, a growing trade deficit - and inflationary pressures are growing. The Federal Reserve Board is widely expected to raise short-term interest rates - by one-quarter or possibly one-half of 1 percent...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...Monday's Orlando Sentinel: Federal Reserve Board Chairman Alan Greenspan does...such a furor erupted when the Federal Reserve Board chairman suggested recently...Monday's Orlando Sentinel: Federal Reserve Board Chairman Alan Greenspan does...
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...appeared in today's edition of the Chicago Tribune: Seeking to be heard over the clamor of buying and selling, the Federal Reserve Board raised its voice Tuesday with a half-percent increase in short-term interest rates - and clearly indicated...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...and the monetary value of that production. This relationship has not been lost on Alan Greenspan, chair of the Federal Reserve Board. Greenspan estimates that the dollar value of the gross domestic product has risen threefold over the past 50...
Outside editorial: Rookie Fed leader moves to reassure without bailing out

What does it mean for the Federal Reserve Board to show leadership in a crisis? Judging by Wall Street's recent clamor for lower interest rates, it would appear that it can...
The speech he needed to give

...that have more to do with supply and demand than with prompting from Congress. Alan Greenspan, chairman of the Federal Reserve Board and architect of 11 successive interest rate cuts, thinks the economy will improve without a stimulus plan. He...
A back-to-normal economy

...uncertainty of employer health benefits. Not surprisingly, this discourages hiring. Dennis Lockhart, president of the Federal Reserve Board of Atlanta, reports that "we've frequently heard strong comments to the effect of 'my company won't hire...
Stimulus to nowhere

...of Economic Research, by Joel Slemrod and Matthew Shapiro of the University of Michigan and Claudia Sahm of the Federal Reserve Board, says that's exactly what happened with Obama's tax cuts. The effect on spending, they concluded, was...
Three credit rating agencies hold too much of the power

...remains a dim and distant prospect. One sign is the Federal Reserve Board's recent reward of up to $400 million in fees...bankruptcies of Enron, WorldCom, and others." The Federal Reserve Board's failure to hold accountable credit rating agencies...


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