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Realities of Real Estate: Right said Fed

Over the past couple of columns, we’ve been reviewing the impact of rising mortgage rates, as well as the impetus for those rate increases. We recently explained how the Federal Reserve, led by Chairman Ben Bernanke, triggered a jump in mortgage rates by suggesting that the Feds might begin to tighten up on their easy money policies.

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Summers withdraws name from Fed consideration

WASHINGTON — Lawrence Summers, who was considered the leading candidate to succeed Ben Bernanke as Federal Reserve chairman, has withdrawn from consideration, the White House said Sunday. Summers’ withdrawal followed growing resistance from critics, including some members of the Senate ...

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Bernanke to give deposition in AIG bailout lawsuit

WASHINGTON — A U.S. judge has ordered that Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke can be questioned in a lawsuit against the government filed by the former head of American International Group Inc. It is rare for a Fed chairman to ...

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