Asset bubbles loom over 2014

Dec 14, 2013

Asset bubbles loom over 2014

Cash is so cheap these days that investors have been borrowing and plowing them in assets from artwork to wine to bitcoins, betting that prices would rise. And rise they did, some even setting records, but market watchers are now warning that asset bubbles ...

Sep 22, 2013

The Fed's surprise decision

The decision by the U.S. Fed to continue its bond-buying program surprised financial market players who had thought that the U.S. was on a path of gradual economic recovery.

Aug 22, 2013

Federal Reserve split on timing of stimulus reduction

The Federal Reserve debated changing its plans for raising interest rates so it could keep its easy-money policy in place longer, according to documents released Wednesday. The minutes of the Fed’s policy-setting meeting in July show that officials discussed at length for the first ...