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    Federal Reserve and Monetary Policy

    Don Lee talked about the Federal Reserve and actions it could take regarding monetary policy. He discussed the criteria Federal Reserve Board of Governors Chair Janet Yellen would be…

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    Newsmakers with Tim Pawlenty

    Former Governor Tim Pawlenty (R-MN) talked about issues that faced the banking and credit card industries. Topics included credit card and online banking security, housing finance…

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    Monetary Policy and the Economy

    Janet Yellen spoke at a meeting of the Economic Club of New York at the Marriott Marquis about monetary policy and economic recovery. She stressed that the Federal Reserve would adjust…

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    Virtual Currency

    Panelists talked about the impact of Bitcoin and other virtual currencies on the future of financial and political systems. Bitcoin is a decentralized Internet-based system for…

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    World Bank Press Briefing

    Jim Yong Kim held a press briefing at the 2014 Spring International Monetary Fund (IMF) and World Bank meeting. Topics included reform efforts, global climate change, Ukraine and the…

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    International Monetary Fund Press Briefing

    Christine Lagarde held a press briefing at the 2014 Spring International Monetary Fund (IMF) and World Bank meeting. She addressed IMF reforms, Ukraine and the effects of sanctions…

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    High-Frequency Trading

    Roben Farzad talked about the practice of high-frequency trading, which involves using advanced computer algorithms and ultra-high speed data networks to execute…

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    Open Phones on Flash Boys

    Michael Lewis, the best-selling author of several books about Wall Street, published his latest, titled Flash Boys: A Wall Street Revolt, on Monday, March 31, 2014. The following Saturday…

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    Securities and Exchange Commission Fiscal Year 2015 Budget Proposal

    Mary Jo White testified on the proposed fiscal year 2015 budget for the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). She said her agency’s budget request boosts funding in critical areas…

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    Global Economic Inequality

    Jim Yong Kim talked about World Bank’s efforts to address global economic inequality, announcing plans to end extreme poverty by 2030. He also talked about building a hydro-electric…

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    Senator Robert Menendez on Ukraine Bill

    Foreign Relations Committee Chair Senator Bob Menendez (D-NJ) spoke on the Senate floor about Majority Leader Harry Reid’s (D-NV) decision to drop the International Monetary Fund…

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    Future of the Federal Reserve Under Janet Yellen

    Jon Hilsenrath talked about his book, Yellen and the Fed, that looks at Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen and her plans for presiding over the central bank. Topics included her first…

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    Q&A with Matt Taibbi

    Matt Taibbi talked about his book, The Divide: American Injustice in the Age of the Wealth Gap. He detailed many of the problems surrounding Wall Street, including the questionable acts of…

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    Federal Reserve and Monetary Policy

    A panel discussion was held on the Federal Reserve’s history and actions during its 100 years of existence. The panelists also analyzed its recent monetary policies. The…

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    Federal Reserve News Conference

    Following the Federal Open Market Committee meeting, Federal Reserve Chairman Janet Yellen held first news conference. She said the target of 6.5 percent unemployment would no longer…

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    2014 Economy Summit, McIntire and Vague

    Lee McIntire, chairman of the construction and engineering firm CH2M Hill, spoke about infrastructure development. He was followed by Richard Vague, former CEO of First USA Bank, who…

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    Global Economic Outlook

    Panelists discussed the state of the global economy. They predicted that monetary policy in the U.S. would remain largely the same over the next few years, warned about potential…

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    Representative Michael Capuano on Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac

    Representative Michael Capuano (D-MA) talked about the bipartisan agreement reached by Senators Tim Johnson (D-SD) and Mike Crapo (R-ID), which proposes to eliminate Fannie Mae and Freddie…

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    Federal Reserve, National Credit Union, and HUD Nominations

    The Senate Banking Committee held a hearing on the nominations for Federal Reserve, Housing and Urban Development Department, and National Credit Union Administration positions.

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    Corporate Money's Influence on Washington

    Michael Schmidt talked about his New York Times story about hedge fund manager William Ackerman. Mr. Ackerman made a $1 billion bet on nutritional supplement company…

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