Stocks slump for a 2nd day after Fed Chairman Bernanke outlines a process that could end quantitative easing. Here are five key numbers that will tell you how bad the sell-off might get.
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Global markets drop as the yen carry trade collapses and ends the cheap-money dream.
A deepening squeeze in the ubiquitous 'yen carry trade' results in the worst stock market selloff since February.
MSN Money's Anthony Mirhaydari discusses why inflation has remained tame even while the Fed continues to pump cash into the economy.
Bulls have pinned their hopes and dreams on extreme monetary policy easing. Economic data suggests it's not working.
Despite the stock market's steadfast resistance to drop, and the Federal Reserve's cheap money, the real economy is succumbing to a new downturn.
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