Wednesday, September 24, 2014


National Journal | Federal Regulators Force Shutdown of Fake Bitcoin-Mining Operation
A federal court has forced a Kansas-based company to cease selling computers that were marketed as able to produce bitcoin on grounds the company failed to deliver its technology in a timely or effective manner—costing consumers tens of millions of dollars.
Fox Business | Inflation Watch as Fed Hawks Retire
What is the prognosis for inflation, now that two hawks at the Federal Reserve are about to step down?
Bloomberg | Draghi Says Euro Level Reflects Monetary-Policy Paths
The euro’s depreciation is in line with the divergence of monetary policies around the world, European Central Bank President Mario Draghi said.

Econ Comments & Analysis                                                                                            
Mercatus Center | Measuring the Dodd-Frank Act (and Other Major Acts) with RegData 2.0
RegData 2.0 can be used to examine how agencies’ regulatory stocks respond to major acts of Congress.

Wall Street Journal | Fed’s Bullard Still Looks to 1st Quarter 2015 Fed Rate Increase
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis President James Bullard said Tuesday that he still sees the U.S. central bank raising interest rates some time early next year.