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  • Earlier Health-Care Firms Get Cutback Jitters "I think we also have to look at legal remedies," he added, questioning how the agency that runs Medicare handled the rate-cutting decision.

    Nursing-Home Firms Aim to Cut Expenses

  • Until the March move, overnight rates had been at a record low since July 2009, when the central bank ended a rate-cutting binge that pared two percentage points off the policy rate to allow the economy to cope with the fallout of the global financial crisis.

    Malaysia, Philippines Raise Rates on Inflation Worries

  • The Turkish lira has lost more than 10 cents against the dollar since before the bank began its rate-cutting policy in November.

    Turkey Leaves Rates on Hold

  • On both sides of the Atlantic, valuations have come down from 1.5 times book value before the current rate-cutting cycle started in 2007.

    Lost Decade Looms Over Insurers

  • "Despite a higher inflation outlook, the Bank of Thailand may still consider rate-cutting as its next monetary move because the risk to growth has now outweighed price pressures."

    Thai Inflation Rises; Indonesia's Eases

  • And even after a round of rate-cutting, the European Central Bank has a higher target rate than the Federal Reserve.

    For Europe, Bad to Worse

  • Today's economic problems have proved enormously resistant to the traditional rate-cutting cure Bush wanted "Maestro" Greenspan to order up.

    In this recovery, Washington has less power over the economy than you think

  • And under the leadership of Chairman Alan Greenspan, the Federal Reserve Board pursued one of the most aggressive rate-cutting campaigns in history, which helped drive mortgage rates down to the lowest levels since the Eisenhower administration — yet the Fed resisted jacking up interest rates despite mounting evidence that housing prices were inflating to unsustainable levels.

    Wrestling Greased Capitalist Pigs

  • However, the rate-cutting is just plain out of hand.

    Archive 2008-04-01

  • Clinton left his successor with budget surpluses, a strong dollar, low inflation, and a Federal Reserve with plenty of rate-cutting "ammunition".

    Your Right Hand Thief


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