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Bernanke set to begin Fed’s tapering of QE – but is the US economy ready?

After years of the Fed pumping $85bn a month into financial markets, the strength of the American recovery will be tested As Barack Obama gears up to announce Ben Bernanke’s successor, the Federal Reserve chairman is expected to make the deeply symbolic gesture this week of announcing the beginning of the end of quantitative easing – the drastic depression-busting policy that has led the Fed to pump an extraordinary $85bn (£54bn) a month into financial markets. It will signal the Fed’s belief that the US economy is on the mend, but it could also frighten the markets and hit interest rates


Possible Bernanke Fed successor Summers slammed by critics who claim he helped cause the financial crisis

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama could be months away from announcing his pick to replace Ben Bernanke at the Federal Reserve, yet critics are already making an unusual public effort to stop one contender in the race – former U.S.


If You Missed Today's Up-Move, Don't Blame Us

If You Missed Today’s Up-Move, Don’t Blame Us Interestingly enough, 24 hours before Ben Bernanke made his announcement and spruced the markets up dramatically, MarketClub’s Trade Triangle technology picked up buy signals on the DOW at 15,340.09 and on the S&P 500 at 1,654.19. These signals came in a day before today’s huge move to