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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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  • Ample Stocks Ahead Drought recovery in many areas has led to higher stocks, brighter production prospects and modera...
  • Precision Ag Potential Pending Precision agriculture proponents insist the industry can revolutionize agriculture, but first mor...
  • Senior Partners - 5 This fatherly financial advice is meant to prevent heartaches should the farm economy suffer anot...
  • Iowa Land Gets a Bounce Key Midwest land values are stuck in neutral or sliding below 2014 levels, recently released opin...
  • Canadian Dairy Conundrum Coping with Canada's dairy industry import tariffs and supply controls remains one of the stickin...
  • Klinefelter: By the Numbers Deteriorating profit margins flip the fortunes of big renters and conservative owner-operators. I...
  • Training for Sustainability The Hmong American Farmers Association is helping producers who migrated to the United States fol...
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