Tag Archives: The Fed

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Candy and Halloween: A Decades Long Love Story

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson is joined by Francis Cianfrocca to discuss the marketing machine that made candy a central part of Halloween, the Fed's decision to officially stop QE and what the QE policy has done for the markets.

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Wild Rides Illustrate Market’s Addiction to The Fed

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson is joined by Francis Cianfrocca to discuss the wild market swings last week, the market's reliance on The Fed and why Janet Yellen will continue to prop up stocks.

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Deficit’s Decline Due in Part to Fed Actions

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson is joined by Francis Cianfrocca to discuss Scottish independence, the Fed's role in lowering the federal deficit and zero interest rates forever.

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Bernanke: Low Interest Rates Here to Stay

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson is joined by Francis Cianfrocca to discuss shocking comments by Ben Bernanke about the Fed's interest rate policy, what his prediction could mean for the economy and how changes in the world stage could upend his prophesy.

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Apple’s Bid for Beats

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson is joined by Francis Cianfrocca to discuss Apple's potential purchase of Beats, Janet Yellen's testimony on Capitol Hill and Timmy Geithner.

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Janet Yellen Stumbles Out of the Gate

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Ben Domenech are joined by Francis Cianfrocca to discuss comments posed by a listener, Janet Yellen's debut at the Fed and if technological advancements will push people out of the workforce in the prime of their earning potential.

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The Economist Who Predicted Obamacare’s Hit to Jobs

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Ben Domenech are joined by Francis Cianfrocca to discuss Janet Yellen's first trip to Capitol Hill as head of the Fed, the economist who predicted CBO's Obamacare job loss numbers and if we are doomed to become Europe.

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There’s a New Fed Chief in Town

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Ben Domenech are joined by Francis Cianfrocca to discuss the beginning of the Janet Yellen Era at the Fed, last night's big game and the future of air travel.

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Market Soars to New Heights on Fed Moves

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Ben Domenech are joined by Francis Cianfrocca to discuss the Feds move to begin tapering, the market's positive reaction and news from the auto industry.

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Bitcoin’s Rise and the Threat it Poses to Washington’s Control of Your Pocketbook

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Ben Domenech are joined by Francis Cianfrocca to discuss the rise in Bitcoin acceptance, why big banks are getting involved in its trading and the threat it poses to the federal government's monopoly on money and power.

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Study: Fed Policy Helps Big Banks, Hurts the Little Guy

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Ben Domenech are joined by Francis Cianfrocca to discuss the a new study on how the Fed's easy money policy has helped big banks, why it has hurt the middle class and if this policy is likely to continue.

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Party on Janet. Party on Barry.

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Ben Domenech are joined by Francis Cianfrocca to discuss Janet Yellen's testimony on Capitol Hill, if she will ever change the Fed's monetary policy and the Obamacare "fix" that isn't.