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  • Fed Chief Ben Bernanke Gets 'Day Job'

    Fed Chief Ben Bernanke Gets 'Day Job'

    By Martin Crutsinger WASHINGTON -- As college courses go, the name - "Reflections on the Federal Reserve and Its Place in Today's Economy" -- sounds perfectly ordinary. Then there's the name of the lecturer. Not exactly ordinary: Ben Bernanke, the sitting chairman of the Federal Reserve. Continue Reading

  • Obama To Propose $300 Billion Jobs Package

    Obama To Propose $300 Billion Jobs Package

    (Reuters) - President Barack Obama, facing waning confidence among Americans in his economic stewardship, plans some $300 billion in tax cuts and government spending as part of a job-creating package, U.S. media reported on Tuesday. The price tag of the proposed package, to be announced by Obama in a... Continue Reading