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Small Business Loans on the Rise Again

Small Business Loans on the Rise Again in US

The market for small business loans was down awhile ago. But this sector of the economy seems to be on the rise again as is evi...

Mar 7 2014, 4:21am CST

Federal Reserve Chairwoman states the Central Banking system has no authority over Bitcoin

Federal Reserve Chairwoman states the Central Banking system has no authority over Bitcoin

With countries around the world restricting use of the virtual currency, a thought has been put forward to ban its use in the U...

Feb 28 2014, 11:37am CST

Is The Future Of US Payments Up For Grabs?

Federal Reserve Banks may have gotten more than they bargained for when they invited comments on their September “Payment Syste...

Feb 27 2014, 10:21am CST

Can Apple, Fed, Calm Stocks Amid Perfect Storm?

Can Apple, Fed, Calm Stocks Amid Perfect Storm?

Many stock market investors have been looking for an excuse to take some profits off the table after the 30% gains of 2013 — an...

Jan 28 2014, 4:17am CST

Week Ahead: Fasten Seatbelts For Earnings, Indicators & Budget Fight

Week Ahead: Fasten Seatbelts For Earnings, Indicators & Budget Fight

Stock markets shrugged off Friday’s confusingly low U.S. job creation numbers – so let’s see how they cope with an onslaught of...

Jan 12 2014, 7:06pm CST

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A Bullish Case For Janet Yellen, Our Confused New Fed Chairman

As is well known now, Janet Yellen was confirmed last Monday as Fed Chairman. On its face, this should concern those who desire...

Jan 12 2014, 8:26am CST

Investment Directions: Electronics Gets Interesting, Humans Take On Computers, Banks' And Wall Street's Happy New Year

Investment Directions: Electronics Gets Interesting, Humans Take On Computers, Banks' And Wall Street's Happy New Year

This week’s meaningful topics and trends: Electronics Gets Interesting This CES (Consumer Electronics Show) looks to kill the v...

Jan 6 2014, 1:56pm CST

Week Ahead: Mayer, Malone & Slew Of Market-Moving News

Week Ahead: Mayer, Malone & Slew Of Market-Moving News

The first full trading week of 2014 brings a slew of company and economic news that is potentially sensitive for investors. The...

Jan 5 2014, 3:11pm CST

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Why Did They Call It The "Federal Reserve" System?

One hundred years ago today President Wilson signed the Federal Reserve Act, thus creating the Federal Reserve System, our cent...

Dec 23 2013, 9:36am CST

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The Fed Will Still Provide Massive QE Next Year

The Federal Reserve announced this week that it will provide $75 billion of quantitative easing (QE) in January, a massive amou...

Dec 20 2013, 2:41pm CST

100 Years Later, The Federal Reserve Has Failed At Everything It's Tried

100 Years Later, The Federal Reserve Has Failed At Everything It's Tried

On Dec. 23, 1913, President Woodrow Wilson signed the Owen Glass Act, creating the Federal Reserve. As we note its centennial,...

Dec 20 2013, 8:34am CST

Janet Yellen follows Ben Bernanke as Fed Chief

Janet Yellen follows Ben Bernanke as Fed Chief

Ben Bernanke will step down as Fed Chief in January. President Obama will nominate Janet Yellen....

Oct 9 2013, 7:35am CDT

President Obama orders all executive federal agencies to publish "Open Data"

President Obama orders all executive federal agencies to publish "Open Data"

U.S. President Barack Obama has issued an executive order requiring every major federal agency under the U.S. government execut...

May 10 2013, 2:49am CDT