How does the Fed make its monetary policy decisions? Dr. Bob McTeer talks with Jim Blasingame about the Fed's decisions on interest rates, plus other ways the Fed can influence the economy with monetary steps, such as purchasing securities on the open market.
How does the Fed's monetary tools impact the economy? Former Fed member, Dr. Bob McTeer, reveals with Jim Blasingame where the money comes when the Fed buys assets from the open market, and how all of that activity influences the economy.
Should Fed Chairman Bernanke be reappointed for a second term? Former Fed member, Dr. Bob McTeer, tells Jim Blasingame that he thinks Bernanke is doing a great job and should be reappointed.
Dr. Robert McTeer joins Jim Blasingame to talk about the evolving influence of the Fed, its relationship with Congress, the future of capitalism and the state of the economy, including how long the recovery will take.
Should the Fed be replaced with the gold standard? Jim Blasingame interviews Bob McTeer and Wayne Allyn Root as they debate this issue. Don't miss this spirited discussion by these experts on a very timely topic.
What is the future role of the Fed? Has the Fed been given too much power? How is the economy doing? Bob McTeer joins Jim Blasingame to talk about these issues and answer these questions.
Is the economy heading is a good direction? Economist Bob McTeer joins Jim Blasingame to report that the economy will likely still be losing steam the rest of 2009, but that the losses will diminish so that while we don't like the numbers, we will like the trend. He also offers his thoughts on government intervention into the marketplace.
Will current stimulus attempts by the government actually help the economy? Bob McTeer joins Jim Blasingame to talk about the dangers of violating moral hazard principles, plus his thoughts on economic recovery.
Is capitalism dead? Bob McTeer joins Jim Blasingame to explain why he thinks capitalism is not dead, but is in danger as a result of the unprecedented government intervention.
What does the current financial crisis mean for small businesses? Bob McTeer talks with Jim Blasingame about how we got into this mess, how it could have been averted, what it will take to get out of it, how long it will take, and what small businesses should do.