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One Man’s Opinion: Is The Economy Ready For A Taper?

The economy has not improved enough for tapering to begin between now and the end of the year thinks Lindsey Piegza, chief economist at Sterne Agee & Leach and a member of the National Association for Business Economics. The uneven … Continue reading

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One Man’s Opinion: Did The Fed’s Taper-Talk Come Earlier Than Expected?

Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke’s announcement that the central bank could slow down its assets purchase program by September triggered a sell-off in the fixed-income markets, pushing yields higher. The Fed’s move, however, seems to have come a little earlier … Continue reading

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