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Live updates of today's big afternoon of Fed news.

  • Neil Irwin
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  • Sep 18, 2013
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The Fed will start tapering bond purchases before too much longer. Could they start small?

The Fed has been making record earnings from its multi-trillion dollar bond portfolio. When that reverses, will it create political trouble for the central bank?

  • Neil Irwin
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  • Feb 22, 2013
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Rather than focusing on what's holding this recovery back, Yellen, Vice Chair of the Federal Reserve, focuses on the forces that have driven past recoveries -- the "tailwinds" -- but have been absent from this one.

  • Ezra Klein
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  • Feb 19, 2013
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