The Opening Bell 10-11-16: ‘America’s Bank’ Author Roger Lowenstein and Mark Hamrick of Bankrate.com

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On the October 11, 2016 episode of The Opening Bell, the predawn business conversation focused on the Federal Reserve, how/why it was created and its role in our economy.  Steve was joined by Roger Lowenstein, former reporter for The Wall Street Journal and author of the new book America’s Bank: The Epic Struggle To Create The Federal Reserve.  Read a sample here. The conversation about The Fed continued with Mark Hamrick, Sr. Economic Analyst at Bankrate.com and also touched on the economy and last Friday’s jobs report.