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Fed Wants To Wean Housing Market Off Its Trillion-Dollar Intervention

The Federal Reserve has decided to keep interest rates at their current levels. They’re pulling back on their program to buy about $1.5 trillion in mortgage-backed securities. The Fed wants to keep mortgage rates low to keep the housing market … Continue reading

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Economists Analyze The Latest Federal Reserve Rate Cut

As a consequence of the cut, oil is up $4 per barrel and the U.S. dollar is down significantly. Consumer confidence is at a record low. The Dow was down 70 points today. US News publishes: Ian Shepherdson, chief U.S. … Continue reading

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American Economic Confidence Limp

Will the tax rebate and a coming mortgage bail-out be the viagra the economy needs? Or will lower interest rates help businesses stand tall? Consumer confidence is way down notes this New York Times article. Foreclosures are way up. Economic … Continue reading

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