News in rhyme
Obama visits Israel
Obama went to Israel on a trip
To reaffirm our countries' mutual friendship
To discuss how to keep Iran from the bomb
And how to keep the Palestinians calm
While for the cameras everyone was sappy
Bibi endorsing Romney and Obama picking Hagel means not everyone is that happy
Obama visited Israel this week to discuss Iran, the Palestinian crisis and Israel's relationship with the United States.
Fed continues open-market
When the economy was seizing
The Fed did quantitative easing
The market now has some growth
But in ending bond purchases Bernanke has been loath
Investors he does not want to scare
But one day inflation may change bull to bear
The Federal Reserve announced Wednesday that it will continue open-market purchases of bonds and securities in order to keep interest rates low.
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