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  Remembering Milton Friedman

G20 text strengthens commitment to flexible forex

MOSCOW (Reuters) - The Group of 20 strengthened its collective commitment to flexible exchange rates and recognized the support to global growth that has come from monetary stimulus, according to the final wording of a draft communique seen by Reuters on Friday. Full story

Fed stays accommodative; stocks rally

  Alfred Broaddus, former Richmond Federal Reserve president, and Larry Kantor, Barclays, provide perspective on how the Fed's monetary policy is impacting the markets and the economic recovery.

Stocks bolstered by Bernanke?

  Larry Kantor, Barclays, provides perspective on how the Fed's monetary policies are impacting the markets, after the Dow and S&P 500 hit record highs.

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Fed's Bernanke's speech to NBER

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Dollar index hits 3-year high, euro skids on ECB remark

Fed"s Powell sees easy monetary policy likely needed for some time

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BOJ minutes: one member said limiting QE could help stabilize JGBs

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  Senate: Bernanke's monetary policy report

Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke provides Congress with the Fed's semiannual report on its monetary policy.

  Paulson: Rationale for owning gold is valid

CNBC's Carl Quintanilla speaks to John Paulson, founder and president of Paulson & Co., about his firm's investments, and his level of concern about the Fed's monetary policy. "Although the Fed has printed a lot of money, to date there is little inflat...

  Bernanke & market's improved fundamentals

Joseph Tanious, JPMorgan Fund, discusses how the Fed's monetary policy has impacted the U.S. economy.

  China GDP data ahead

How might the Fed's monetary policy, and the GDP number out of China impact the markets? Kate Warne, Edward Jones, and Lee Munson, Portfolio Asset Management, discuss. "The China GDP number is less important than earnings," says Warne.

  Plosser: Fed Should Wind Down QE By End of Year

Philadelphia's Fed President Charles Plosser has new comments on monetary policy.

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Japan's Finance Minister Taro Aso speaks during a semi-annual parliament hearing on monetary policy at the Lower House of the parliament in Tokyo June 19, 2013. REUTERS/Issei Kato
Japan's Finance Minister Taro Aso speaks during a semi-annual parliament hearing on monetary policy at the Lower House of the parliament in Tokyo June 19, 2013. REUTERS/Issei Kato

Japan's Finance Minister Taro Aso speaks during a semi-annual parliament hearing on monetary policy at the Lower House of the parliament in Tokyo June 19, 2013. REUTERS/Issei Kato

Federal Reserve Chairman Bernanke delivers his semi-annual monetary policy report to Congress in Washington
Federal Reserve Chairman Bernanke delivers his semi-annual monetary policy report to Congress in Washington

U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke delivers his semi-annual monetary policy report to Congress before the House Financial Services Committee in Washington, July 17, 2013. REUTERS/James Lawler Duggan (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS BUSINESS)

Federal Reserve Chairman Bernanke listens to opening remarks before delivering his semi-annual monetary policy report to Congress in Washington
Federal Reserve Chairman Bernanke listens to opening remarks before delivering his semi-annual monetary policy report to Congress in Washington

U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke listens to opening remarks prior to delivering his semi-annual monetary policy report to Congress before the House Financial Services Committee in Washington, July 17, 2013. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS BUSINESS TPX IMAGES OF THE