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Op-Ed: U.S. sees solid economic, jobs growth

In the US we are starting to see hints of inflation, the labor market has shown steady, solid improvement, and economic growth is up. So, while you might argue against a rate hike from the Fed, really the idea is not particularly controversial.

Senate votes in Yellen as first woman chair of Federal Reserve

Washington - The U.S. Senate, Monday, approved the appointment of Janet Yellen as head of the Federal Reserve. Yellen, 67, will become the first woman to preside over the US central bank, the most powerful in the world.

US will reduce stimulus program by $10 billion a month

Washington - The US Federal Reserve intends to reduce its stimulus program by purchasing about $10 billion a month less in securities than the $85 billion it buys at present.

Op-Ed: No one gets ‘something for nothing’ says George Osborne

Manchester - Chancellor George Osborne stated recently that as of next April, no one will get something for nothing. He didn't mention that promise comes with a big caveat.

Op-Ed: Why Peter Schiff was right on no Federal Reserve QE taper

Hartford - Since the summer, financial experts continued to repeat themselves that the Federal Reserve was going to taper its $85 billion-per-month bond-buying initiative this month.

Ron Paul accuses Ben Bernanke of misleading public over inflation

Springfield - After Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke delivered his testimony to the Congressional Joint Economic Committee on Wednesday, retired Texas Republican Congressman Ron Paul issued a statement accusing Bernanke of misleading Americans over inflation.

New petition against federal reserve, quantitative easing

A new petition has been released on the White House's "We the People" website, calling for an end to the Federal Reserve's quantitative easing and its monopoly over currency in the United States.

Op-Ed: IMF and others warn of negative effects of quantitative easing

Moscow - The International Monetary Fund is warning that quantitative easing and other loose monetary policies used by many countries to stimulate growth could have quite negative long-term collateral effects, and even produce an economic crisis.

Op-Ed: The case for raising US interest rates before a fatal crash

Sydney - As Fed chairman Bernanke asks the kids to stop fighting and get the go-kart back on the road before yet another wave of Congressional constipation in March, one thing is becoming obvious. Monetarism doesn’t work. Stagnation is its best result.

Op-Ed: Mervyn King hasn't got a clue

London - Mervyn King has been Governor of the Bank of England since July 2003. His latest pronouncements reveal he couldn't organise a booze up in a brewery, much less run the economy.

Op-Ed: QE III: Pushing On A String

Initially, the stock market interprets inflation as a positive, as price increases on goods sold fall to the bottom line. Subsequently, rising costs wipes out all benefits of inflation to companies.

Op-Ed: Vince Cable and the mystery of the missing billions

Brighton - Business Secretary Vince Cable has announced the instigation of a new government investment bank backed by £1 billion of new capital. Hasn't he and everyone else forgotten something?

CNBC financial experts agree: 'We are slaves to central banks'

In a eye-opening round table discussion on CNBC's The Kudlow Report, every financial analyst openly admitted that the people of the United States serve central banking interests.

Review: Chairman Bernanke on the financial crisis

Washington - Last week, the Federal Reserve uploaded a video to YouTube of its Chairman delivering a lecture on the recent and ongoing financial crisis.

Op-Ed: More quantitative easing sleight of hand

London - The Bank of England has created another £50 billion of electronic money, or so we are led to believe, but where has the previous £275 billion gone?

Op-Ed: More oil madness — BP to drill in the Shetlands

Less than eighteen months after the Deepwater Horizon tragedy and environmental disaster, the company behind it has been given the go ahead to drill in an area of outstanding natural beauty.

Op-Ed: Banks given free money as hospital staff work for nothing

Last week, the Bank of England authorised the creation of £75 billion with the stroke of a pen to give to the banks. Meanwhile, hospital workers are being asked to give up their paid holidays.

Op-Ed: More Quantitative Easing = more misery

Economists are predicting a further round of Quantitative Easing later this week, but there is no point in the government creating new money if it doesn’t get to the people who need it.

Op-Ed: Why taxation is unnecessary

The super-rich on both sides of the Atlantic are appealing to their governments to tax them more to aid those less fortunate than themselves. The truth is, all taxation is totally unnecessary.

Op-Ed: The Great Quantitative Easing Myth

Quantitative Easing is routinely described by the mass media as printing money electronically; in reality, it isn’t quite that simple.

Op-Ed: Iranian TV exposes Federal Reserve scam

If the American government paid less attention to alleged human rights abuses in Iran, and more attention to its current affairs TV programmes, it might not now be facing a financial meltdown.

UK to Begin Quantitative Easing

The Bank of England, The UK’s central bank, cut interest rates to 0.5 percent yesterday. This is the sixth month in a row that the Bank has cut rates. Interest rates are now at the lowest ever in the Bank’s 315-year history.

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