Jul 15, 2013 Fed chair Ben Bernanke heads to Capitol Hill for his last semi-annual two-day testimony. He may face tough questions, reflecting perceived politicization of his role in the absence of coordination between Congress and the White House.
Jun 24, 2013 Will China’s efforts to curtail lending become a problem for the U.S. economy?
Jun 20, 2013 Ben Bernanke and the Federal Reserve said they would keep the 'easy money' stimulus policies going...in the short term.
Stacey Vanek Smith
Jun 18, 2013 The Kremlinology of Ben Bernanke and his announcement this week on the Fed's stimulus program.
Jan 30, 2013 With interest rates locked near zero until 6.5 percent unemployment, what's the point of meeting until then?
Jan 28, 2013 An unexpected jump in orders for durable goods is a great sign for manufacturing and the economy.
May 6, 2015 Europe will likely announce a big bond-buying program tomorrow. The U.S. Fed will be watching.
Aug 1, 2012 The Federal Reserve will be wrapping up its latest meeting with a statement that may or may not announce new efforts to help the economy.
May 6, 2015 The Federal Reserve's most recent policy move is simply a way of driving down interest rates. But how does it work? Sr. Producer Paddy Hirsch explains Operation Twist with a simple analogy.
Jun 15, 2012 A scary new survey from the Federal Reserve shows the average U.S. family's wealth plunged during the recession.