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Federal Reserve bans officials from buying stocks and bonds, as well as restrict trading after ethics scandal

The Federal Reserve will ban policy makers and other senior officials from buying individual stocks and bonds and will also restrict active trading after an ethics scandal led to the departure of two regional presidents and undermined confidence in the central bank.

D.C. Elites Consider Minting ‘Trillion-Dollar Coin’ to Game Debt Limit

Some politicians think they’ve found a silver bullet for the impasse over the debt limit, except the bullet is made of platinum: Mint a $1 trillion coin, token of all tokens, and use it to flood the treasury with cash and drive Republicans crazy.

Terrifying: Biden Is Nominating Soviet-Trained Radicals Now

Presidentish Joe Biden wants to put an actual Communist — self-proclaimed “radical” Cornell University law school professor Saule Omarova — in charge of the nation’s banking system.

The Biggest Federal Reserve Scandal

Following revelations that Federal Reserve officials made trades in financial assets while the Fed was taking extraordinary efforts to “stimulate” the economy, Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell ordered a review of the Fed’s ethics rules.

Fed signals tapering could begin ‘soon,’ projects interest rate liftoff in 2022

Fed's Powell signaled last month tapering could begin later this year.

Business Activity Growth Slows While Labor Cost Inflation Hits Record High: Chicago Fed

A new report from the Chicago Federal Reserve on business conditions in the central bank’s seventh district paints a picture of slowing growth and historically high price pressures, with labor cost inflation at a record high.

Weak Jobs Report Could Cool Fed’s Tapering Plans

Friday’s lackluster non-farm payrolls report, which showed American employers adding far fewer jobs in August than expected, is likely to cool enthusiasm among Federal Reserve policymakers for a quick roll-back of stimulus, some experts believe.

S&P, Nasdaq rally to records as investors eye Fed’s Jackson Hole event

WTI crude oil snaps 7-day losing streak rising to the $65 per barrel level

High Inflation Could Be Stickier Than Anticipated

Companies raise prices in response to higher labor costs, fanning inflation further

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