Topic: Lyle Gramley
Backers of a gold standard – a view popular with many tea party advocates – see a gold-backed currency as a way to rein in government spending and minimize the role of the Federal Reserve.
12/16/2011 04:58 pm
Ben Bernanke and the Fed are being lambasted, especially by GOP lawmakers, over policies to stimulate the economy. Some worry the criticism will sap the Fed's effectiveness.
12/01/2010 12:12 pm
Mortgage rates are at 4.21 percent for a 30-year fixed-rate loan, spurring home buyers and home owners to take advantage. But there remain some reasons for caution.
10/14/2010 10:03 pm
Some key lawmakers in the Senate are saying they will vote against the Bernanke confirmation. The Fed chairman’s term expires at the end of this month.
01/22/2010 07:13 pm
Consumer spending increased 1.3 percent in August, but a key reason was the 'cash for clunkers' program. Also, initial claims for unemployment rose last week, but the four-week average for claims fell slightly.
10/01/2009 01:00 am
Fed chief proposes a super-regulator to police and correct US financial system.
03/10/2009 01:00 am
Modest developments on several fronts have some experts foreseeing expansion in 2010.
02/25/2009 12:00 am
The rise in December's unemployment rate to 7.2 percent shows the economy is ‘cratering.’
01/09/2009 12:00 am
An interest-rate move Wednesday could make some loans cheaper than at any time since 2003.
10/28/2008 01:00 am
US regulators are cranking out an array of options.
10/10/2008 01:00 am