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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.

Bernanke Wishes He'd Done a Better Job Explaining the Financial Crisis Bailouts

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

Bernanke set to relive his worst day ever

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 […]

What Will Bernanke Title His Book? Twitter Weighs In

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.

Bernanke Makes It Official: He’s Writing a Book

You saw this one coming: former Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke confirmed he is writing a memoir about his time at the central bank.

Bernanke to write book about Fed's handling of Great Recession

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.

Transcripts show Fed grappling with 2008 crisis

Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke in 2008: "We're crossing certain lines. We're doing things we haven't done before."

Ron Paul Asks Of The Fed: "When Will This Madness Stop?"

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

Yellen to investors: Expect continuity at the Fed

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.

This Simple System Could Lead To 41% Gains In Less Than 5 Months

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

A Different Chair

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

Bernanke starts new job at Brookings

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

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