Former Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke has his doubts about secular stagnation.
Ben Bernanke is back and mulling over low interest rates. From the Washington Post: Blogging isn't dead. At least, Ben Bernanke, former chairman of the Federal Reserve, doesn't think so: He's now blogging at the Brookings Institution. Show More Summary
Ben Bernanke, the former chairman of the Federal Reserve, is launching his own blog. Allow us to be the first to say: "Go fuck your mom and die, bitch boy." Welcome to blogging. Read more...
Former Federal Reserve Chairman Ben S. Bernanke launched a blog Monday, devoting his first post to a stout defense against critics of his policy of historically low interest rates to combat the effects of the Great Recession.
Former Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke said he doesn’t know where the so-called full-employment level is now, saying the Fed “is in some sense groping” to determine it.
Carolyn Kaster/AP By Martin Crutsinger WASHINGTON -- Former Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke is getting a new title -- blogger. The man who spent eight years as the head of the nation's central bank carefully watching his everyShow More Summary
By Jonathan Spicer (Reuters) - Ben Bernanke launched a blog on Monday, giving the former Federal Reserve chairman a new pulpit from which to make an old argument: why interest rates need to be so low. Bernanke, who handed the reins of the U.S. Show More Summary
In his first post as blogger for the Brookings Institute, former Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke discuss the impact of low interest rates on America's savers. It's interesting and a bit surprising. And according to Nobel Prize winner Paul Krugman, it may reveal what people complained most about during Bernanke's time at the Fed. Show More Summary
Blogging isn't dead. At least, Ben Bernanke, former chairman of the Federal Reserve, doesn't think so: He's now blogging at the Brookings Institution. In his first post, he says he wants to write about this fascinating chart, which shows the steady decline in interest rates over the past 30 years or so. The question of why interest rates keep falling is an […]
Look out economics bloggers. There’s a new guy in town. Former Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke is launching his own economics blog Monday at 6 am. It will be called, quite simply, “Ben Bernanke’s Blog” and will be hosted by the Brookings Institution, where he is a senior fellow. His first post is on low global interest rates.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke is getting a new title — blogger. The man who spent eight years as the head of the nation’s central bank carefully watching his every comment is writing “Ben Bernanke’s Blog,” where he’ll be free to air his opinions on matters of economics and finance. Bernanke [...]
Efforts to strengthen regulatory oversight of financial institutions in the U.S. following the 2008 debacle should make future crises less likely to occur, or less severe if they do, former U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke said Friday.
Submitted by Mike Krieger via Liberty Blitzkrieg blog, Presidents should get the power to declare economic emergencies along the lines to declare war, said former Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke on Monday. It might make sense to...Show More Summary
Former Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke said Monday that Republican efforts to force the central bank to adopt an official policy rule to conduct interest policy are redundant because the Fed already sets out clear benchmarks for its interest rate actions.
Former Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke spoke with PIMCO's finance pros about what 2015 might look like. "One key question on our minds for 2015 is whether the decline in oil prices today, which will lead to negative headline inflation...Show More Summary
Submitted by Brian Petti via Peak Prosperity, Remember in the early part of the last decade, long before he was appointed the Chairman of the Federal Reserve, Ben Bernanke penned an article that caught widespread public attention entitled,...Show More Summary
Ben Bernanke was Chairman of the Federal Reserve during the financial crisis. He remained at the helm as the Fed led the economy out of the crisis using unprecedented amounts of easy monetary stimulus. For years, he and the Fed were the target of intense criticism from legislators. Show More Summary
Sign up for the newsletter: http://on.wsj.com/grandcentralsignup. HILSENRATH’S TAKE In an open letter to former Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke in 2010, a group of prominent academics and hedge fund managers urged the central bank to stop its bond purchases known as quantitative easing, warning it risked “currency debasement and inflation.”
WASHINGTON — Ed Fine's recent rejection for a refinancing of his home loan wasn't exactly like former Federal Reserve Chairman Ben S. Bernanke's. But there are enough similarities to raise questions about current tight mortgage market standards and how lenders scrutinize applicants'...
By Emily Stephenson WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Former Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke said on Friday on that prior to the 2008 bailout of American International Group, he was concerned that the insurer "was on the brink of default"...Show More Summary