Category Archives: Recession

What Does An Inverted Yield Curve Mean?

You've probably been hearing some news lately about how the yield curve has gone inverted recently. You man be wondering, "What is an inverted yield curve? And why does that matter to me?" These are two great questions, and important ones too! Check out this really cool video of the history of the treasury yield…
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Bernanke Announces QE3 In A Big Way

Ben Bernanke announced today that QE3 (Quantitative Easing 3) would be an open-ended round of buying mortgage securities and keeping rates between 0% and 0.25% through mid-2015. This move is the biggest and boldest of all the easing the committee has done yet. Unlike QE1 and QE2 where there were limits set to how much…
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Obama May Extend Bush Tax Cuts

Yesterday President Obama announced that he may be open to extending the Bush tax cuts at least for a little while. This article from the Wall Street Journal explains who might benefit from this.
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Is China As Strong As We Think?

Some experts are concerned that China’s economy is unsustainable. Without the Chinese government subsidizing many Chinese companies, they would not be profitable right now. Will they go from boom to bust? Watch this video to learn more.
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Plain English Crusade

Chrissie Maher is a 71 yr. old English woman who is on a mission to get banks to use plain, easy to understand english. She feels that their confusing “gobblygook” helped cause this recession.
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