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Washington Insider -- Friday
Fri Mar 1, 2013 04:13 AM CST

Here's a quick monitor of Washington farm and trade policy issues from DTN's well-placed observer.

Bernanke Believes Investors, Financial Institutions Will Abandon About 'Too Big to Fail'

Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke says he believes that given enough time, financial markets will come to see that the government will not be bailing out "too big to fail" banks in the future and that some large lenders will voluntarily reduce their size … eventually.

In testimony earlier this week before the Senate Banking Committee, Bernanke responded to a question from Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., who referred to ...

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  • The New Dicamba At an event exhibiting the company's soon-to-arrive Dicamba-tolerant soybean trait, Monsanto repr...
  • Rates Too Low Too Long Discounted interest rates have led to unintended consequences in land values, a shortage of funds...
  • Center Pivots Take a Beating Severe storms in mid-June have damaged hundreds of center pivot irrigation systems in Nebraska al...
  • "Easy Money Times Over" Feeding the world population won't be as hard as expected over the next decade some experts forec...
  • A Hunger for High-Tech The Gruhlkey brothers of Wildorado, Texas, are using technology and thoughtful cropping choices t...
  • Clearing the Air EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy told a group of agribusiness representatives that her agency want...
  • No More Outlaw Vets Veterinarians can start breathing a little easier now when they go to work, without the fear that...
  • Ask the Vet My vet diagnosed anaplaz and I've never heard of that.
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