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policy http://www.themoneytimes.com/taxonomy/term/704/all/feed en The Pessimist's Guide to 2011 http://www.themoneytimes.com/featured/20101229/pessimist039s-guide-2011-id-101701708861.html <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><span style="border-collapse: separate; color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family: 'Times New Roman'; font-size: 16px; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: normal; letter-spacing: normal; line-height: normal; orphans: 2; text-indent: 0px; text-transform: none; white-space: normal; widows: 2; word-spacing: 0px;" class="Apple-style-span"><span style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; line-height: 22px; text-align: left;" class="Apple-style-span"><br /> <p style="border-width: 0px; margin: 11px 0px; padding: 0px; font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; font-style: inherit; font-weight: inherit;">I'm a long-term optimist. You should be, too. But even when you're an optimist, a healthy amount of skepticism -- maybe even pessimism -- can do you good. It makes you a more stable optimist.</p> <p></p></span></span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><span style="border-collapse: separate; color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family: 'Times New Roman'; font-size: 16px; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: normal; letter-spacing: normal; line-height: normal; orphans: 2; text-indent: 0px; text-transform: none; white-space: normal; widows: 2; word-spacing: 0px;" class="Apple-style-span"><span style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; line-height: 22px; text-align: left;" class="Apple-style-span"><p style="border-width: 0px; margin: 11px 0px; padding: 0px; font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sa</p> </p></span></span></p><div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="http://www.themoneytimes.com/files/imagecache/picturethumb/Citigroup_18.jpg" alt="" title="" class="imagecache imagecache-picturethumb imagecache-default imagecache-picturethumb_default" width="180" height="52" /> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.themoneytimes.com/featured/20101229/pessimist039s-guide-2011-id-101701708861.html" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.themoneytimes.com/featured/20101229/pessimist039s-guide-2011-id-101701708861.html#comments Berkshire Hathaway breaks Citigroup Consumers economy history internet rates investing Markets policy Returns United States valuation Wed, 29 Dec 2010 05:25:57 +0000 Morgan Housel 1701708861 at http://www.themoneytimes.com Black Swan Hunting for 2011 http://www.themoneytimes.com/featured/20101227/black-swan-hunting-2011-id-101701708805.html <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><span style="border-collapse: separate; color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family: 'Times New Roman'; font-size: 16px; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: normal; letter-spacing: normal; line-height: normal; orphans: 2; text-indent: 0px; text-transform: none; white-space: normal; widows: 2; word-spacing: 0px;" class="Apple-style-span"><span style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; line-height: 22px; text-align: left;" class="Apple-style-span"><br /> <p style="border-width: 0px; margin: 11px 0px; padding: 0px; font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; font-style: inherit; font-weight: inherit;"><em style="border-width: 0px; margin: 0px; padding: 0px; font-family: inherit; font-size: 14px; font-style: italic; font-weight: inherit;">This article has been adapted from our sister site across the pond,&nbsp;</em><em style="border-width: 0px; margin: 0px; padding: 0px; font-family: inherit; font-size: 14px; font-style: italic; font-weight: inherit;">Fool U.K.</em></p> <p style="border-width: 0px; margin: 11px 0px; padding: 0px; font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; font-style: inherit; font-weight: inherit;">The entire point of author Nassim Taleb's ironically now ubiquitous&nbsp;"Black Swan"&nbsp;metaphor was that nobody in the white swan-strewn Old World foresaw the black version of the bird until they encountered Australia, where millions of black swans were waddling about their business.</p> <p></p></span></span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><span style="border-collapse: separate; color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family: 'Times New Roman'; font-size: 16px; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: normal; letter-spacing: normal; line-height: normal; orphans: 2; text-indent: 0px; text-transform: none; white-space: normal; widows: 2; word-spacing: 0px;" class="Apple-style-span"><span style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; line-height: 22px; text-align: left;" class="Apple-style-span"><p style="border-width: 0px; margin: 11px 0px; padding: 0px; font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sa</p> </p></span></span></p><div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="http://www.themoneytimes.com/files/imagecache/picturethumb/apple_20.jpg" alt="" title="" class="imagecache imagecache-picturethumb imagecache-default imagecache-picturethumb_default" width="180" height="114" /> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.themoneytimes.com/featured/20101227/black-swan-hunting-2011-id-101701708805.html" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.themoneytimes.com/featured/20101227/black-swan-hunting-2011-id-101701708805.html#comments American Banks balance sheet best black Consumers Crude oil Facebook gains Growth Investors jobs Markets policy stock portfolio Treasuries U.S. Congress U.S. dollar United States Mon, 27 Dec 2010 04:23:09 +0000 Owain Bennallack 1701708805 at http://www.themoneytimes.com Google and Verizon: Two Lone Gunmen for Justice http://www.themoneytimes.com/featured/20101217/google-and-verizon-two-lone-gunmen-justice-id-10145152.html <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><span style="border-collapse: separate; color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family: 'Times New Roman'; font-size: 16px; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: normal; letter-spacing: normal; line-height: normal; orphans: 2; text-indent: 0px; text-transform: none; white-space: normal; widows: 2; word-spacing: 0px;" class="Apple-style-span"><span style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; line-height: 22px; text-align: left;" class="Apple-style-span"><br /> <p style="border-width: 0px; margin: 11px 0px; padding: 0px; font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; font-style: inherit; font-weight: inherit;"><strong style="border-width: 0px; margin: 0px; padding: 0px; font-family: inherit; font-size: 14px; font-style: inherit; font-weight: bold;">Verizon</strong><span class="Apple-converted-space">&nbsp;</span><span style="border-width: 0px; margin: 0px; padding: 0px; font-family: inherit; font-size: 14px; font-style: inherit; font-weight: inherit;" class="ticker">(NYSE:<span class="Apple-converted-space">&nbsp;</span>VZ)</span><span class="Apple-converted-space">&nbsp;</span>and<span class="Apple-converted-space">&nbsp;</span><strong style="border-width: 0px; margin: 0px; padding: 0px; font-family: inherit; font-size: 14px; font-style: inherit; font-weight: bold;">Google</strong><span class="Apple-converted-space">&nbsp;</span><span style="border-width: 0px; margin: 0px; padding: 0px; font-family: inherit; font-size: 14px; font-style: inherit; font-weight: inherit;" class="ticker">(Nasdaq:<span class="Apple-converted-space">&nbsp;</span>GOOG)</span><span class="Apple-converted-space">&nbsp;</span>wrote another<span class="Apple-converted-space">&nbsp;</span>little piece of history yesterday. It's<span class="Apple-converted-space">&nbsp;</span>not the first time the two technology giants from different sides of the tracks make a joint statement about the future of the Internet, and it won't be the last. And it's critically important that they continue to step into the breach, as the rest of the stakeholders in the digital future of America are waffling around and getting nothing done.</p> <p></p></span></span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><span style="border-collapse: separate; color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family: 'Times New Roman'; font-size: 16px; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: normal; letter-spacing: normal; line-height: normal; orphans: 2; text-indent: 0px; text-transform: none; white-space: normal; widows: 2; word-spacing: 0px;" class="Apple-style-span"><span style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; line-height: 22px; text-align: left;" class="Apple-style-span"><p style="border-width: 0px; margin: 11px 0px; padding: 0px; font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sa</p> </p></span></span></p><div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="http://www.themoneytimes.com/files/imagecache/picturethumb/Verizon_2.jpeg" alt="" title="" class="imagecache imagecache-picturethumb imagecache-default imagecache-picturethumb_default" width="180" height="168" /> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.themoneytimes.com/featured/20101217/google-and-verizon-two-lone-gunmen-justice-id-10145152.html" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.themoneytimes.com/featured/20101217/google-and-verizon-two-lone-gunmen-justice-id-10145152.html#comments AT&T Cisco Google IBM investment management Markets Microsoft network policy technology United States Yahoo Fri, 17 Dec 2010 06:04:44 +0000 Anders Bylund 145152 at http://www.themoneytimes.com Europe warms to post-cold war Russia http://www.themoneytimes.com/20101207/europe-warms-postcold-war-russia-id-10144278.html <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Brussels -- Opening Russian archives concerning a 1940 mass murder of Poles is a big step toward improved international relations, a European Union official said.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>EU Commissioner of Neighborhood Policy Stefan Fuele in Warsaw said, "We need to recognize that the psychological process of reconciliation following the Cold War has run its course. Recent Polish-Russian efforts in this respect are of crucial relevance here."</p> <p>Monday, Russian President Dmitry Medvedev, also in Poland, said Russia would open archives concerning the massacre of 22,000 Poles in the Katyn Forest under the Stalin regime, the EUobserver reported Tuesday.</p> <p><a href="http://www.themoneytimes.com/20101207/europe-warms-postcold-war-russia-id-10144278.html" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.themoneytimes.com/20101207/europe-warms-postcold-war-russia-id-10144278.html#comments Business cold war EU Europe European Union international policy relations Russian warms Tue, 07 Dec 2010 17:42:19 +0000 Prince damin 144278 at http://www.themoneytimes.com Google says no to data import; primarily targets Facebook http://www.themoneytimes.com/featured/20101107/google-says-no-data-import-primarily-targets-facebook-id-10140705.html <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Google Inc. on Friday announced that it will no longer allow social networking giant Facebook or any other outside service to have access to users’ information on Gmail.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="http://www.themoneytimes.com/files/imagecache/picturethumb/google-logo-mountainview-01.jpg" alt="" title="" class="imagecache imagecache-picturethumb imagecache-default imagecache-picturethumb_default" width="180" height="108" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>In the press statement the search giant also made it clear that it will not allow import of data from any of its sites unless other websites like Facebook, engaged in importing data from Google, agree for two-way data transfer. </p> <p>The statement on Google’s official website read, "We will no longer allow websites to automate the import of users' Google Contacts (via our API) unless they allow similar export to other sites."</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-imagecaption"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Market experts believe that Google, which allowed other services to import data without letting them use its data, seems to be primarily targeting Facebook as the site imports information from others but does not share its data.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.themoneytimes.com/featured/20101107/google-says-no-data-import-primarily-targets-facebook-id-10140705.html" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.themoneytimes.com/featured/20101107/google-says-no-data-import-primarily-targets-facebook-id-10140705.html#comments data Facebook Gmail Google Inc. import information Internet Market analysts other policy search giant share Social Networking site target Top Story United States websites Sun, 07 Nov 2010 04:35:47 +0000 Priyanka 140705 at http://www.themoneytimes.com Woodpecker could alter Calif. logging laws http://www.themoneytimes.com/20101017/woodpecker-could-alter-calif-logging-laws-id-10132069.html <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Sacramento -- California's logging policy may hang on the fate of the black-backed woodpecker if environmental advocates have their way, a petition says.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>The Center for Biological Diversity and the John Muir Project of the Earth Island Institute recently filed a petition to protect the woodpecker under the state Endangered Species Act, the Sacramento (Calif.) Bee reported.</p> <p>They say salvage logging, the practice of harvesting burned trees, threatens the bird's survival because it depends on a habitat of burned forests. The woodpecker prefers to nest in burned trees, and feeds on insects that attack trees after a fire. It also is part of a whole ecosystem that is essential to the life cycle of California forests.</p> <p><a href="http://www.themoneytimes.com/20101017/woodpecker-could-alter-calif-logging-laws-id-10132069.html" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.themoneytimes.com/20101017/woodpecker-could-alter-calif-logging-laws-id-10132069.html#comments California center environmental advocates fate logging laws News petition policy Science & Medicine United States Mon, 18 Oct 2010 03:47:58 +0000 Prince damin 132069 at http://www.themoneytimes.com Prison inmate spots county's math error http://www.themoneytimes.com/20101013/prison-inmate-spots-county039s-math-error-id-10131681.html <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Bremerton, Wash. -- Officials in a Washington county say they are rewriting their policy for awarding "good time" to prison inmates after a prisoner discovered a math error.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>Robert "Doug" Pierce, 48, who was jailed in December for possession of methamphetamine and earned his GED behind bars, said he wound up serving 10 extra days in jail because Kitsap County did not correctly take his time served into account when calculating his good time, the time taken off his sentence for good behavior, the Kitsap Sun in Bremerton reported Wednesday.</p> <p><a href="http://www.themoneytimes.com/20101013/prison-inmate-spots-county039s-math-error-id-10131681.html" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.themoneytimes.com/20101013/prison-inmate-spots-county039s-math-error-id-10131681.html#comments good time math error Odd News policy prison prisoner United States Washington Thu, 14 Oct 2010 04:18:14 +0000 Prince damin 131681 at http://www.themoneytimes.com House votes for strict measures against China's currency policy http://www.themoneytimes.com/featured/20100930/house-votes-strict-measures-against-china039s-currency-policy-id-10130117.html <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>It has been years now but the contentious issue of china’s undervalued currency has remained unresolved. Not many dispute the fact that Chinese currency is undervalued. This has adversely affected U.S. businesses.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="http://www.themoneytimes.com/files/imagecache/picturethumb/house_large_seal.gif" alt="" title="" class="imagecache imagecache-picturethumb imagecache-default imagecache-picturethumb_default" width="180" height="180" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>Considering the adverse affect, the House of Representatives voted Wednesday to penalize China for its unfair policies that favor its exports at the cost of the United States and other countries. </p> <p>With Congressional elections nearing where economic issues are expected to be of great significance, this vote shows the increasing concern over Chinese policies, especially its management of currency.</p> <p><strong>Chinese government unfair</strong><br /> The Chinese renminbi is widely considered to be undervalued by the economists perhaps by as much as 40 percent.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-imagecaption"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>With Congressional elections nearing where economic issues are expected to be of great significance, this vote shows the increasing concern over Chinese policies, especially its management of currency.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.themoneytimes.com/featured/20100930/house-votes-strict-measures-against-china039s-currency-policy-id-10130117.html" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.themoneytimes.com/featured/20100930/house-votes-strict-measures-against-china039s-currency-policy-id-10130117.html#comments China Currency deepening dispute Economy house policy post slaps trade United States US Congress Thu, 30 Sep 2010 05:44:34 +0000 Anter Prakash Singh 130117 at http://www.themoneytimes.com Car Insurance Myths Busted: Separating Facts from Fiction http://www.themoneytimes.com/featured/20100918/car-insurance-myths-busted-separating-facts-fiction-id-10128856.html <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>With so many different types of policy available, not to mention the hundreds of insurance companies competing for your business, car insurance can be confusing enough at the best of times.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-lead"> <div class="field-label">lead:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Believing car insurance could be costing you hundreds of dollars? Read on to separate the facts from fiction and find out how it could help you save money.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>Further, separating facts from fiction to get the best deal becomes even more difficult when you take into account all the false stories about car insurance.</p> <p>Majority of the us believe simply because they have repeated over and over again down the years. For instance, you believe that red cars are more expensive to insure, right? Wrong! </p> <p>Do you think new cars more likely to get stolen and cost more to insure. No and not necessarily!</p> <p>Read on to see some of the biggest car insurance myths exposed and learn how to save money on your insurance premium.</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="http://www.themoneytimes.com/files/imagecache/picturethumb/car-insurance1.jpg" alt="" title="" class="imagecache imagecache-picturethumb imagecache-default imagecache-picturethumb_default" width="180" height="120" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-imagecaption"> <div class="field-label">imagecaption:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Many drivers believe that red cars cost more because they’re linked to aggressive driving. However, although insurers take many factors into account, they don’t take any notice of the color.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.themoneytimes.com/featured/20100918/car-insurance-myths-busted-separating-facts-fiction-id-10128856.html" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.themoneytimes.com/featured/20100918/car-insurance-myths-busted-separating-facts-fiction-id-10128856.html#comments busted car insurance color coverage exposed facts fiction Insurance Insurance insure Investing lost policy premium stolen ticket Top Story United States Sat, 18 Sep 2010 09:29:25 +0000 128856 at http://www.themoneytimes.com Call for European ocean health 'network' http://www.themoneytimes.com/20100916/call-european-ocean-health-039network039-id-10128605.html <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Brussels -- Scientists and policy makers in Europe say they want an integrated network of marine observatories to monitor the health of the area's seas and oceans.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>The aim is reliable, long-term data to underpin science and policy decision regarding the use of seas for fisheries, aquaculture, energy and shipping, as well as tourism and recreation, a European Science Foundation release said Thursday.</p> <p>"We should not take for granted the wealth and well-being provided by the seas and oceans" Lars Horn of the Research Council of Norway and chair of the Marine Board said. "This call needs to be heard by national and European decision makers and budget holders.</p> <p><a href="http://www.themoneytimes.com/20100916/call-european-ocean-health-039network039-id-10128605.html" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.themoneytimes.com/20100916/call-european-ocean-health-039network039-id-10128605.html#comments aim Energy Europe Europe fisheries Health monitor network News oceans policy reliable Science & Medicine scientists shipping Fri, 17 Sep 2010 00:43:11 +0000 Prince damin 128605 at http://www.themoneytimes.com Bank of Korea keeps lending rate unchanged http://www.themoneytimes.com/20100909/bank-korea-keeps-lending-rate-unchanged-id-10127611.html <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Seoul -- The Bank of Korea said Thursday it would keep its seven-day repurchase rate unchanged at 2.25 percent, a move that surprised some bank observers.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>Two months ago, the BOK raised its rate 0.25 percentage points. A month ago, policymakers elected to maintain the 2.25 percent rate, as they did Thursday. Bank Gov. Kim Choong-soo said at a news conference after the announcement in Seoul, "There is no change in the view about the need to normalize the policy stance," the Yonhap News Agency reported.</p> <p>"The process of reaching the key rate's neutral level is not likely to be fast," he said, an indication that policymakers expect the rate to rise, but at a slower pace than expected.</p> <p><a href="http://www.themoneytimes.com/20100909/bank-korea-keeps-lending-rate-unchanged-id-10127611.html" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.themoneytimes.com/20100909/bank-korea-keeps-lending-rate-unchanged-id-10127611.html#comments announcement Asia bank observers bank of Korea policy purchase rate surprised unchanged Thu, 09 Sep 2010 18:50:10 +0000 Prince damin 127611 at http://www.themoneytimes.com Troy Polamalu's hair insured for $1M http://www.themoneytimes.com/20100901/troy-polamalu039s-hair-insured-1m-id-10126668.html <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="http://www.themoneytimes.com/files/imagecache/250width/Troy%20Polamalu.jpg" alt="" title="" class="imagecache imagecache-250width imagecache-default imagecache-250width_default" width="197" height="256" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Pittsburgh -- Insurance company Lloyd's of London said it has awarded a $1 million policy for Pittsburgh Steelers strong safety Troy Polamalu's famous head of hair.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>Polamalu, a spokesman for Head &amp; Shoulders shampoo, will be protected from football-related hair incidents by the policy, which is being paid for by Head &amp; Shoulders parent company Proctor &amp; Gamble, the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reported Wednesday.</p> <p>The player is famous for his instantly recognizable locks, which reportedly haven't been cut in more than seven years.</p> <p><a href="http://www.themoneytimes.com/20100901/troy-polamalu039s-hair-insured-1m-id-10126668.html" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.themoneytimes.com/20100901/troy-polamalu039s-hair-insured-1m-id-10126668.html#comments Hair Insurance company Lloyd london Odd News Pittsburgh Steelers policy safety Troy Polamalu Wed, 01 Sep 2010 17:18:35 +0000 Prince damin 126668 at http://www.themoneytimes.com Fed in slowdown shows disarray http://www.themoneytimes.com/20100826/fed-slowdown-shows-disarray-id-10125942.html <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Washington -- U.S. investors are looking for clear signals from Federal Reserve policy makers, who have lately shown signs of disarray, policy analysts said.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>"There's just a bunch of wildly different views being presented from both inside and outside of the Fed, and that is confusing markets," The Washington Post quoted Bank of America-Merrill Lynch economist Ethan Harris as saying.</p> <p>Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke "needs to overcome this idea that the Fed is paralyzed," he said.</p> <p>Diane Swonk, chief economist at Mesirow Financial said Bernanke's style of encouraging open debate was "a good thing in general."</p> <p>However, "It brings confusion to financial markets rather than clarity," she said.</p> <p><a href="http://www.themoneytimes.com/20100826/fed-slowdown-shows-disarray-id-10125942.html" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.themoneytimes.com/20100826/fed-slowdown-shows-disarray-id-10125942.html#comments analysts Business Federal Reserve policy Investors News policy signals Signs United States Thu, 26 Aug 2010 16:22:23 +0000 Prince damin 125942 at http://www.themoneytimes.com Shawn Nelson of Bills suspended 4 games http://www.themoneytimes.com/20100820/shawn-nelson-bills-suspended-4-games-id-10125246.html <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="http://www.themoneytimes.com/files/imagecache/250width/Buffalo%20Bills%20Shawn%20Nelson.jpg" alt="" title="" class="imagecache imagecache-250width imagecache-default imagecache-250width_default" width="244" height="155" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>New York -- Buffalo Bills tight end Shawn Nelson has been suspended for four games for violating the NFL's substance-abuse policy, the league announced Friday.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>Nelson will be allowed to practice with the team and play in pre-season games but cannot play in the Bills' first four regular-season contests -- against Miami, Green Bay, the New England Patriots and New York Jets -- the league said.</p> <p>The 6-foot-5 second-year player will be eligible to play in the Bills' game against the Jacksonville Jaguars Oct. 10.</p> <p>Nelson caught 17 passes for 156 yards and a touchdown last season.</p> <p>Copyright 2010 United Press International, Inc. (UPI).</p> http://www.themoneytimes.com/20100820/shawn-nelson-bills-suspended-4-games-id-10125246.html#comments Buffalo Bills games league NFL policy Shawn Nelson Sports suspended United States Fri, 20 Aug 2010 17:36:35 +0000 Prince damin 125246 at http://www.themoneytimes.com Fed dissenter speaks up in Nebraska http://www.themoneytimes.com/20100813/fed-dissenter-speaks-nebraska-id-10124369.html <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Lincoln, Neb. -- President of the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City Thomas Hoenig said Friday that the Federal Reserve Bank was risking setting off a second recession.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>"Monetary policy is a useful tool but it cannot solve every problem faced by the United States," said Hoenig at an open meeting in Lincoln, Neb., The New York Times reported.</p> <p>"In trying to use policy as a cure-all, we will repeat the cycle of severe recession and unemployment in a few short years by keeping rates too low for too long," he said.</p> <p><a href="http://www.themoneytimes.com/20100813/fed-dissenter-speaks-nebraska-id-10124369.html" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.themoneytimes.com/20100813/fed-dissenter-speaks-nebraska-id-10124369.html#comments Business Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City News policy president recession Thomas Hoenig unemployment United States Fri, 13 Aug 2010 20:22:01 +0000 Prince damin 124369 at http://www.themoneytimes.com
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