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  • proper n. the central banking system of the United States

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the central bank of the United States; incorporates 12 Federal Reserve branch banks and all national banks and state-chartered commercial banks and some trust companies


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  • Note: Except for my updated insertion of the term Federal Reserve for the original reference to the Bank of England, this is a verbatim quote.

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  • Assessing what he calls the Federal Reserve's moves to "buy Wall Street," he offers a straight-forward overview of the current situation and a "peek behind the curtain" of free markets and Wall Street.


  • One of those candidates, Texas Governor Rick Perry, stirred controversy Tuesday when he called Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke “almost traitorous” for his monetary policies.

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  • Some take him to task for his irreverence; he calls Federal Reserve officials "Fed Heads," Fed chairman Ben Bernanke

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  • Also, when he calls the Federal Reserve "an institution" he fails to mention that it is a privately owned and controlled institution to which Congress, in 1913, delegated its power to Coin (create) money and regulate its value.

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  • *In the United States, the central bank is called the Federal Reserve, and as of this writing the central banker is Ben Bernanke.

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  • Am I calling the Federal Reserve governors or the chairman liars?

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  • It is not, as you claim, the tyranny of the majority that we see in this 'hard' data, but the manipulation by a tiny political minority, namely the Federal Reserve, which is not a democratic institution, but a republican one, and would, as my Irish grandfather would have said, scared the 'living bejesus' out of the Founding Fathers.


  • That is because any signs of improvement in the labor market could fuel speculation of nearer term Federal Reserve interest rate hikes, buoying the dollar.


  • As the president of the bipartisan Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget (CRFB) and the director of the fiscal policy program at the nonpartisan New America Foundation, Ms. MacGuineas is understandably obsessed with "green shoots," a phrase Federal Reserve Chairman Ben S. Bernanke coined to describe the first signs of economic recovery.

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