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The Fed’s First Press Conference: Ben Bernanke Channels Jerry Seinfeld

In the Federal Reserve’s first press conference in 32 years, Chairman Ben Bernanke today announced…nothing.  He didn’t exactly say nothing. But he basically said that despite the weak economy, he’s decided to do nothing.  And the more he talked, the more it sounded like he intends to keep doing nothing for the foreseeable future. It [...]
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The Moment During The Press Conference When Bonds Started Melting Down, And Bernanke's Intentions Became Clear

Business & Finance : Business Insider: Money Game (last year)

The release of the statement from the Federal Reserve's latest FOMC monetary policy meeting today and Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke's subsequent press conference sent bonds tumbling. The chart below shows the exact moments that triggere... Read Post

‘Fed's ability to support US economy is limited’

Business & Finance : Business Report (2 years ago)

There are limits to how much aid the Federal Reserve can provide to the US economy, Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke warned. ||| There are limits to how much aid the Federal Reserve can provide to the US economy, Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke ... Read Post

Bernanke's press conference: The Fed chairman's grand plan to do absolutely nothing about unemployment, GDP growth, and gas prices.

Business & Finance : Slate - Moneybox (3 years ago)

If you are a trader, a bond investor, or a central banker, you probably think that Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke's first scheduled press conference went great. The professorly Bernanke—seated behind a piano-sized table a com... Read Post


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