Money, Power and Wall Street Did the Fed’s Emergency Lending Prop Up “Too Big to Fail”? May 1, 2012, 8:44 pm ET · by Azmat Khan The Obama administration arrived in Washington in early 2009 facing the worst financial crisis since the Great Depression — and an American public outraged by bailouts for the financial institutions that had gotten them there. Pioneer Behind Credit Derivatives is Leaving JPMorgan April 3, 2014, 4:16 pm ET · by Jason M. Breslow Blythe Masters, who helped develop one of the most notorious financial instruments of the 2008 financial crisis, has announced plans to leave JPMorgan Chase. The Financial Crisis Five Years Later — How It Changed Us September 10, 2013, 10:50 am ET · by Jason M. It has been five years since the financial crisis began, and though the economy is on the mend, the legacy of the crash still reverberates. JPMorgan To Lose $842 Million In Toxic Ala. June 5, 2013, 3:22 pm ET · by Jason M. Financial Regulators Turn Their Focus To Non-Banks June 4, 2013, 3:24 pm ET · by Jason M.
How the Government Measures Unemployment How the Government Measures Unemployment (PDF) Why does the Government collect statistics on the unemployed? When workers are unemployed, they, their families, and the country as a whole lose. Workers and their families lose wages, and the country loses the goods or services that could have been produced. In addition, the purchasing power of these workers is lost, which can lead to unemployment for yet other workers. To know about unemployment—the extent and nature of the problem—requires information. Where do the statistics come from? Early each month, the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) of the U.S. Some people think that to get these figures on unemployment, the Government uses the number of persons filing claims for unemployment insurance (UI) benefits under State or Federal Government programs. Other people think that the Government counts every unemployed person each month. There are about 60,000 households in the sample for this survey. People with jobs are employed.
Transnational Institute Endividados e tomadores de crédito são os mais prejudicados pela alta taxa de juros Endividados e tomadores de crédito são os mais prejudicados pela alta taxa de juros Desenvolvimentistas Na semana passada o Comitê de Política Monetária decidiu mais uma vez pela alta de 0,5% da taxa Selic, quando alcançamos a modesta cifra de 12,75% anuais. A ortodoxia econômica – repudiada pela presidenta Dilma Rousseff (Partido dos Trabalhadores – PT) durante a campanha – assume agora posição central, com direito a pronunciamento oficial em sua defesa e até mesmo repúdio público à gestão anterior por parte do novo e poderoso ministro da Fazenda, Joaquim Levy. A guinada de retorno aos preceitos do Mercado iniciou o arrefecimento das atividades produtivas, consumo e expectativas. Confira a entrevista: Semana passada, o Copom [Comitê de Política Monetária] anunciou o quarto aumento consecutivo da Selic [taxa de juros básica da economia] e chegamos ao maior patamar da taxa em 10 anos. Quem se beneficia e quem é prejudicado com juros elevados?
Rothschild Conspiracy International Banking Cartel and The Federal Reserve The Fed Audit - $16 TRILLION in secret loans to bail out American and foreign banks The first top-to-bottom audit of the Federal Reserve uncovered eye-popping new details about how the U.S. provided a whopping $16 trillion in secret loans to bail out American and foreign banks and businesses during the worst economic crisis since the Great Depression. An amendment by Sen. Bernie Sanders to the Wall Street reform law passed one year ago this week directed the Government Accountability Office to conduct the study. "As a result of this audit, we now know that the Federal Reserve provided more than $16 trillion in total financial assistance to some of the largest financial institutions and corporations in the United States and throughout the world," said Sanders. Among the investigation's key findings is that the Fed unilaterally provided trillions of dollars in financial assistance to foreign banks and corporations from South Korea to Scotland, according to the GAO report. To Sanders, the conclusion is simple. To read the GAO report, click here.
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