The Federal Reserve Board is often in the news and it's because they play a significant role in determining this country's monetary policy. But, just who makes up this important body? And why should you care about who they are and what they do? That's the topic on Sound Money. WGLT's Willis Kern has more.
The new SCOPE, Statistical Composite Peoria Economy, report shows slow growth from a year ago but troubling signs ahead. Bernard Goitein of Bradley University is the author, he says the report does contain what at first seems a contradiction, more people are working compared to a year ago, but there aren't any more jobs.