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Timeline of Federal Reserve: 2008 – today

Amid global market shakiness, MSNBC’s Dorian Warren first looks back at where the U.S. economy has been within the last 10 years.

To raise or not to raise? Interest rates edition

Interest rate hikes seem preemptive, says fmr. Obama Admin. Chief Economist Jared Bernstein. What the Fed’s thinking? Keep rates high so there’s slack to fall back on.

“Fed is more limited than we think”

Fmr. Obama Admin. Chief Economist Jared Bernstein clears the air, stating The Federal Reserve System cannot directly create jobs but only lower the cost of borrowing. Roosevelt Institute Mike Konczal talks ‘Alphabet Soup’ of bailout programs.

Whose Recovery? We’re ‘Fed Up’ 

The Fed Up campaign made their presence known in Jackson Hole, Wyoming hoping to convince the Republican Party that the Federal Reserve is ruining the economy. CNBC’s Heesun Wee and campaigner Connie Razza discuss.

Earlier Event: August 26
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Later Event: September 9
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