Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget

Federal Reserve

‘Line’ Items: State of the Union Edition

What Will He Say? – On Tuesday President Obama will avail himself of one of the most effective tools a President has to shap

Good News, Taxpayers!

Last month, we reported the positive developments that were happening with the major players-

Fed Pays Record $78.4B to Treasury from Interest on Risky Assets

Yesterday the Federal Reserve announced it would be paying a

‘Line’ Items: January 10, 2011

Shooting Puts Legislative Business on Hold – The shooting of Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords and 19 others in Tucson, Arizo

Fed Vice Chair Yellen on Fiscal Responsibility

As they read over the draft Fiscal Commission plan released today, many politicians will wonder why in the world should they agree on a plan &...

Chairman Bernanke once again: the importance of putting US fiscal policy on a sustainable path

Of particular interest for us, Fed Chairman Bernanke noted the following in his

MarketWatch: November 8-12, 2010

Domestic and global financial markets are being driven by major cross-currents once again.

China: Nervous over US Policy Management

As taxpayers, politicians, journalists and wonks grapple with the wide-ranging

MarketWatch: November 1-5, 2010

All eyes have been on the Fed this week.
Nov 3, 2010 | Blog Paper Press Release

The Fed Takes Another Big Step to Boost the Economy

As widely expected (and priced into the markets), the Fed decided a