Monthly Archives: February 2008

Big Talkers

It was a busy week for Fedspeak. Fed Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke presented the FOMC’s forecast in his semiannual testimony to the House Financial Services Committee regarding the economy’s health and overview of monetary policy. He emphasized the downside risks


Tom Lantos' life story was extraordinary in many ways: Holocaust survivor, economist, and long-serving congressman who ended up being Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee. Congress had a little more integrity with him around, and his death this past