March 6, 2012
Ben Bernanke's Gas Pump Bump
Joseph Mason, MarketWatch
Consumers are rightfully worrying while politicians scramble to point the finger. Certainly there is no shortage of factors to blame — precarious international markets, political gridlock, poor consumer confidence — and the list goes on. But a not-so-obvious culprit is causing some of the biggest and longest-lasting impact: misdirected U.S. monetary policy. . .
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