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
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.
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
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
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 […]
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