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Fed's Stein: No Evidence Higher Rates Would Have Prevented Crisis

FEB 7, 2013 11:46am ET

Federal Reserve Gov. Jeremy Stein denied Thursday that the low interest rates which the Fed set early in the last decade helped cause the financial crisis.

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And Barney Frank says he had no role inflating the housing bubble either!
Posted by mdwjr | Friday, February 08 2013 at 4:35PM ET
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