By John M. Mason: Former Chairman of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, Ben Bernanke argued that the way to speed up economic growth was to create a consumer "wealth effect" and this would drive consumption spending, which would lead to business investment, and so on and so forth. Show More Summary
Ben Bernanke’s talk about tapering, interest rates and labor-market improvements roiled global markets in 2013, earning the former Federal Reserve chairman the “Power Player of the Year” award in Macroeconomic Advisers’ annual Fedspeak rankings that gauge which central bank officials moved the markets most.
Former U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke made at least $250,000 in his first public speaking event in Abu Dhabi. The handsome paycheck exceeded the entirety of his 2013 earnings as head of the Fed. According to one CNBC commentator,...Show More Summary
In his first public appearance since stepping down as chairman of the U.S. Federal Reserve in January, Ben Bernanke defended the biggest and boldest decisions in his eight-year career at the central bank.
Getty Images/Jessica Kourkounis By Joshua Zumbrun and Alaa Shahine Former Federal Reserve Chairman Ben S. Bernanke said Tuesday that the central bank should have explained more effectively that bailouts during the financial crisis would...Show More Summary
Former Federal Reserve Chairman Ben S. Bernanke is slated on Thursday to provide a long-awaited deposition in a landmark class-action lawsuit over the government’s bailout of insurance giant AIG. His sworn testimony comes after a long legal battle in which the government sought to shield Bernanke from providing a statement. Last summer, U.S. Federal Claims […]
Former Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke confirmed he is writing a memoir about his time at the central bank. But there's no word yet on the title. So, leave it to the twittersphere to offer some suggestions.
You saw this one coming: former Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke confirmed he is writing a memoir about his time at the central bank.
Former Federal Reserve Chairman Ben S. Bernanke first gained prominence writing about the Great Depression. Now he plans a memoir to defend how he and other officials battled the biggest crisis and economic downturn since then.
Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke in 2008: "We're crossing certain lines. We're doing things we haven't done before."
Submitted by Ron Paul of The Ron Paul Institute, Last week, Federal Reserve Chairman Janet Yellen testified before Congress for the first time since replacing Ben Bernanke at the beginning of the month. Her testimony confirmed what many...Show More Summary
WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen sought Tuesday to reassure investors that she will embrace the approach to interest-rate policy that her predecessor, Ben Bernanke, pursued before he stepped down as chairman last month.
The past few years have been a great time to be an investor. Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke's zero interest rate policy has fueled large gains in just about every market sector since
And so, with this latest decision by the U.S. Federal Reserve to pare down monthly asset purchases by another 10 billion dollars the tenure of chairman Ben Bernanke is finally over. After 8 tumultuous years the baton now passes to Janet Yellen. Outwardly at least, the transition will be seamless. Show More Summary
Ben Bernanke is back behind a desk just three days after ending his tenure as head of the world's most powerful central bank. ||| New York - Former Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke began his new job at the Brookings InstitutionShow More Summary
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Former Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke began his new job at the Brookings Institution on Monday, wasting no time getting back to work just three days after ending his tenure as head of the world's most powerful central bank.
Chairman Ben S. Bernanke joined the Brookings Institution as a distinguished fellow in residence today – just two days after leaving office as the head of the Federal Reserve and captain of the nation's economy. The move isn't all that surprising. Bernanke's former second-in-command and close confidant, Don Kohn, has been in residence at the […]
Susan Walsh/APBen Bernanke on Friday as he left the Federal Reserve for the last time as chairman. After eight years in office, Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke has left the building. Over the past eight years, Bernanke has overseen a topsy-turvy economy. Show More Summary
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Ben Bernanke, who stepped down as chairman of the U.S. Federal Reserve on Friday, checked into work Monday morning at his new job at the Brookings Institution, a centrist policy think tank based in Washington.
Manuel Balce Ceneta/APFormer Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke. By Jonathan Spicer NEW YORK -- Former Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke will join the Brookings Institution, a politically centrist policy think tank based in Washington, beginning Monday. Bernanke, who stepped down Friday as head of the U.S. Show More Summary