September 20th, 2013
02:34 PM ET

Taper tantrum

Everyone was expecting a pullback, but Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke had other plans. Christine Romans explains how the taper has affected your retirement, your mortgage, and your job.


Filed under: Christine Romans • Economy • Federal Reserve • Your Money
June 19th, 2013
05:08 PM ET

Wall Street's new word: taper

The Fed is pumping $85 billion into the economy each month, but it can't last forever. Christine Romans explains 'the taper'.


Filed under: Ben Bernanke • Christine Romans • Economy • Federal Reserve • QE3