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Bernanke: Tapering to last for 'as long as needed'

November 20, 2013
The dovish message of the Federal Reserve grew a little louder late Tuesday, as current Fed chairman Ben Bernanke said that the government's largesse is likely to continue for some time -- even after unemployment rates fall to below 6.5 percent.
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Yellen: Fed needs to detect asset bubbles when they’re forming

No evidence of asset price misalignments at this time
November 14, 2013
Janet Yellen, vice chair of the Federal Reserve Board of Governors, appeared every bit the monetary policy dove that investors expected during her first big hearing in front of the Senate Banking Committee as Fed Chair nominee.
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Fed needs to go back to the drawing board

September 20, 2013
With the Federal Reserve deciding to keep up its aggressive bond-buying program, the bureau needs to avoid past mistakes by setting clear expectations, market analysts say.
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Mortgage-bond yields plummet after Fed decides not to taper

September 18, 2013
Yields on Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac mortgage securities fell to their lowest level in over a month after the Federal Reserve shocked the market by deciding not to cut back on its monthly purchases of Treasurys and mortgage backed securities.
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Fed tapering looms over market

It is not a matter of when, but how
August 19, 2013
The market is paying too much attention to when the Federal Reserve will begin tapering. But in reality, it is not a matter of when, but a question of how much will occur at once?
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