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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 ...

Quick View
  • Prepping for a Pest USDA has released a new set of pest response guidelines for Helicoverpa armigera, the voracious g...
  • Racing the Clock For Brian Marshall, the clock starts the minute a new calf hits the ground. Within the first four...
  • Hay Baling Safety Important Looking at it as a sporting event, mid-July is the halftime of the hay baling season in most of t...
  • "Easy Money Times Over" Feeding the world population won't be as hard as expected over the next decade some experts forec...
  • Weathering the Drought Parts of the panhandle and western Oklahoma are still considered as being in extreme or exception...
  • Clearing the Air EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy told a group of agribusiness representatives that her agency want...
  • Klinefelter: By the Numbers Peak prices since 2007 didn't slow megafarm consolidation. Mid-size operators may need to collabo...
  • Corn's Hidden Highways Scientists are rewriting the route to better hybrids.
  • Ask the Vet Before implanting heifers that will be bred, consult with a veterinarian to be sure fertility won...
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