The news that Alexander Hamilton is to be demoted from the $10 bill was received with a shudder by America's most prominent financiers. Former Fed chair Ben Bernanke was "appalled." Steven Rattner - the prominent progressive investment...Show More Summary
To the editor: I really must agree with former Federal Reserve Chairman Ben S. Bernanke and his opinion that the excellent Alexander Hamilton should remain on the $10 bill. ("New face for $10 bill stirs backlash," June 27)
Despite Janet Yellen’s efforts to explain to poor people how important it is to build up one’s financial assets, the trickle down “wealth effect” that Ben Bernanke promised would accompany successive rounds of QE never quite panned out...Show More Summary
Ben Bernanke says keep Jackson on 10 dollar bill; Ackman launches $1B bond; Short sellers are lonely; P. Diddy beats son's coach with a kettlebell; and more.
Count former Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke among those “appalled” that Alexander Hamilton will be bumped from his starring role on the $10 bill.
Former Federal Reserve chief-turned blogger Ben Bernanke has joined those calling for the US Treasury to abandon plans to drop Alexander Hamilton from his featured spot on the $10 bill and to dump Andrew Jackson from the $20 instead. In a post entitled " Say it ain't so, Jack," Bernanke writes...
Ben Bernanke has joined the call to keep Hamilton on the $10 bill and put a woman on the $20 bill instead, replacing Jackson. I’m probably reading too much into this, but it reinforces my suspicion that the announcement of Hamilton’s demotion is part of a ruse designed to dampen opposition to the real goal of replacing Jackson. Think about it. Show More Summary
Former Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke is the latest to weigh in on the move to put a woman's face on the $10 bill. He's sticking up for Alexander Hamilton.
Count Ben S. Bernanke among the ranks of Alexander Hamilton supporters.
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Manuel Balce Ceneta/APFormer Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke By PAUL WISEMAN WASHINGTON -- Former Federal Reserve chief-turned blogger Ben Bernanke is calling for the U.S. Treasury to abandon plans to drop Andrew Hamilton fromShow More Summary
Authored by Ben Bernanke via The Brookings Institute, I must admit I was appalled to hear of Treasury Secretary Jack Lew's decision last week to demote Alexander Hamilton from his featured position on the ten dollar bill. My reaction has been widely shared, see for example here, here, here, here, and here. Show More Summary
In the early 2000s, Alan Greenspan was worried about deflation. So he hired Ben Bernanke, the self-proclaimed expert on the Great Depression from Princeton. The idea was that with Bernanke as his right hand man, Greenspan could put off deflation from hitting the US. Show More Summary
Moments ago the Fed's latest Flow of Funds report confirmed what the Philly Fed noted recently (and what blogger and Citadel trader Ben Bernanke vehemently denies): that the Fed keeps making America's uber rich ever richer, when in the...Show More Summary
Submitted by Peter Schiff via Euro-Pacific Capital, It is well known that I don’t think much of the ability of government officials to correctly forecast much of anything. Alan Greenspan and Ben Bernanke have made famously clueless predictions...Show More Summary
It is well known that I don’t think much of the ability of government officials to correctly forecast much of anything. Alan Greenspan and Ben Bernanke have made famously clueless predictions
They’re destroying the dollar! They’re restricting economic growth! Their power goes unchecked! We've all heard the accusations thrown at the Federal Reserve, especially in response to their unconventional methods aimed at limiting the effects of the recent financial crisis. Show More Summary
Antonio Fatás: Interest rates: natural or artificial?: The debate about who is responsible for the low level of interest rates that has prevailed in most economies over the last years heated up when Ben Bernanke wrote a series of blog...
FA Insights is a daily newsletter from Business Insider that delivers the top news and commentary for financial advisors. Derek Jeter's advice for advisors (Think Advisor) Former Federal Reserve Board Chairman Ben Bernanke, former Secretary...Show More Summary
There's no such thing as a free lunch. Particularly when it comes to getting a few hours of Ben Bernanke's time. The former chairman of the U.S. Federal Reserve charges from $200,000 to $400,000 for speaking engagements at private equity firms, hedge funds, banks, and trade associations around the...