Tag Archives: Federal Reserve

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Paul Ryan's Plan to Slash the Federal Budget

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson is joined by Francis Cianfrocca and Pejman Yousefzadeh to discuss Paul Ryan's budget proposal, plus Francis explains why the Fed loaned billions to foreign banks.

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Washington DC: Boom Town

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson is joined by Francis Cianfrocca to discuss Libya, Washington's boom town status and a key court decision against the Fed.

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Is it Time to End the Fed?

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Francis Cianfrocca are joined by Dan Mitchell to discuss the Federal reserve, free banking, monitory policy and more.

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The Real Costs of Inflation

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Ben Domenech are joined by Francis Cianfrocca to Japan and the real costs of inflation for the average American family.

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Eisenhower's Military Industrial Complex: Fifty Years Later

Today on Coffee and Markets Francis Cianfrocca and I discuss the fiftieth anniversary of Eisenhower's "military-industrial complex" warning, Defense spending and cuts, and the challenges of Fed policy on inflation.

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Market Questions for 2011

Coffee and Markets is back from our holiday offseason to talk about what 2011 will bring, the rise of China, the challenge of microfinance, and Thomas Sowell's take on Federal Reserve policy.

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Ben Bernanke's Two Americas

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Ben Domenech are joined by Francis Cianfrocca to discuss the upcoming week in the market and Ben Bernanke's interview with 60 Minutes about inflation and inequality.

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Is GM Still Government Motors?

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Francis Cianfrocca discuss the big IPO of GM and criticism of Federal Reserve policy from top Republicans.

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Sarah Palin vs. The Federal Reserve

In today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Ben Domenech are joined by Francis Cianfrocca to discuss Tim Geithner's trip to the G-20 Summit, and Sarah Palin's battle with the Federal Reserve.

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Krugman vs. Ryan and Obama vs. the Tea Parties

In this week's edition of Coffee and Markets, featuring The New Ledger's Francis Cianfrocca, we're talking about the latest Federal Reserve activity, the kerfuffle between Paul Krugman and Paul Ryan, and Barack Obama's bashing exercise against Americans for Prosperity.

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The Fall of the Euro and Toothless Finreg

In this week's edition of of Coffee and Markets, featuring The New Ledger's Francis Cianfrocca, we're talking about the fall of the Euro, the unemployment situation, and how Wall Street gamed financial reform on Capitol Hill.

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Yeah, Bernanke's Back

Bernanke's back, the State of the Union is one long chiding of the country, and the markets continue their turmoil on the latest edition of Coffee and Markets, your weekly podcast on politics and the economy with Francis Cianfrocca.