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FOMC Tenures: Long Terms Mean Current Committee Could Be Going Nowhere

The Federal Reserve has just experienced a good deal of turnover, with four governors, including former Chairman Ben Bernanke, departing in the past year. Janet Yellen has taken leadership of the central bank along with Stanley Fischer who was sworn in as vice chairman this week. Show More Summary

After Fed, Bernanke Offers His Wisdom, for a Big Fee

Ben S. Bernanke, the former chairman of the Federal Reserve, is poised to make millions of dollars from speaking engagements this year.

Bernanke Says Central Bank No Engine of Inequality

Former Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke pushed back Monday against the argument that aggressive central bank action in recent years has boosted economic inequality in America.

Why Jayson Werth always tips his hat to Ben Bernanke

  Former Federal Reserve Chairman Ben S. Bernanke is famous for being a die-hard Nationals fan. But who knew the feeling was mutual? Bernanke and former White House Chief of Staff Joshua Bolten often sit near each other during games at Nats Park. At a joint speech Monday at the George W. Bush Presidential Center […]

Central Banks Calendar for Week of May 19-23, 2014

Monday Dallas Fed’s Fisher and San Francisco Fed’s Williams speak on a panel discussing the role of the Federal Reserve at 12:10 EDT. They will be followed by a moderated conversation with former Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke. ECB’s Nowotny...Show More Summary

Ben Bernanke Gave Hedge Fund Managers A Big Trade Hint, And They All Missed It

Ben Bernanke has wasted no time capitalizing on his experience as Chairman of the Federal Reserve. According to Reuters' Jonathan Spicer and Svea Herbst-Bayliss, Bernanke has been giving talks and Q&A's at dinners for the modest fee of $250,000. That sounds like a high price. Show More Summary

How QE may be doing more harm than good

``QE is seen by its adherents, such as former U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke, as both the panacea to heal the post-global financial crisis world and also the factor whose absence was the main cause of the Great Depression. Show More Summary

Norton to Publish Ben Bernake Memoir

3 months agoMedia / Publishing : GalleyCat

W. W. Norton & Company has acquired the world publication rights to a new memoir by Ben S. Bernanke, the former Federal Reserve Chairman. In the book, Bernanke will share his experience of the global financial crisis of 2007-2009 and the Great Recession that followed. Show More Summary

Ben Bernanke Didn’t Even Wait To See A Wine List Before Scaring The Bejesus Out Of David Einhorn

David Einhorn, manager of the $10 billion Greenlight Capital Inc., said he found a recent dinner conversation with former Federal Reserve Chairman Ben S. Bernanke scary. “I got to ask him all these questions that had been on my mindShow More Summary

Bernanke Says Size Alone Doesn’t Make Too-Big-To-Fail

Former Federal Reserve chairman Ben Bernanke said Wednesday that the size of a financial firm is only one factor in determining whether it has reached too-big-to-fail status.

Former fed chair Ben Bernanke dines al fresco

Hey, isn’t that… Former Federal Reserve chairman Ben Bernanke, lunching at Le Pain Quotidian at Eastern Market on Saturday? Casual in a leather jacket, the money man was seen chowing on a salad at an outdoor table with a few friends. Bernanke, now an economist at the Brookings Institution, is a noted expert on bread, so […]

Fed Chair Janet Yellen to Follow Reagan's 'Taylor Rule'

U.S. Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen gave her first speech on monetary policy since she took office from retiring Chairman Ben Bernanke. Yellen made it clear she is was focused on moving Federal Reserve (Fed) policy back to the “Show More Summary

Rebuttal for Rajan: Bernanke Defends U.S. Policy in Visit to Mumbai

Less than a week since Reserve Bank of India Governor Raghuram Rajan criticized U.S. monetary policy in a visit to Washington D.C., former U.S. Federal Reserve chairman Ben Bernanke, landed in Mumbai with a rebuttal.

Sure, Ben Bernanke Will Accept Your Dinner Invitation

But it’s gonna cost ya. The former Fed Chair doesn’t get out of bed/attend speaking engagements, pan roasted truffled squab or not, for less than a quarter mill. Former Federal Reserve chairman Ben Bernanke was booked for an intimate...Show More Summary

Tough at the top

AMERICA’S Senate voted yesterday to confirm Janet Yellen as the new chairman of the Federal Reserve. By replacing Ben Bernanke in February, she will become the first woman to hold the post. Ms Yellen’s priorities are well known: she is more worried about the lack of growth than any threat of inflation. Show More Summary

Now that Ben Bernanke is free to speak his mind . . .

What does Bernanke now say about the market monetarist claim that monetary policy was not expansionary enough during the 2008-09 crisis?  This: (Reuters) – Former Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke said the U.S. central bank could have done more to fight the country’s financial crisis and that he struggled to find the right way to […]

Bernanke's Wealth Effect Or A Credit Bubble?

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

Bernanke Biggest Market Mover of 2013 – Except for Bullard

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.

Bernanke's $250K Dubai Speech Fee More Than All of 2013 Earnings

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 First Post-Fed Public Appearance, Bernanke Defends Crisis Record

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.

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