Freeman

IN BRIEF

Bernanke Argues For More Economic Intervention

OCTOBER 15, 2010

“Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke made a case for new steps by the central bank to boost economic growth, saying inflation was running below the Fed’s objective of 2% and that the economy was on a course to grow too slowly to reduce unemployment.” (Wall Street Journal, Friday)

Sure glad they learned their lesson last time. (Not)

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