Aug 31, 2012 Ben Bernanke delivers a highly anticipated speech at an economic conference in Jackson Hole Wyoming.
Aug 31, 2012 Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke is set to give a big speech at an economic conference in Jackson Hole, Wyoming. It's a place with a little bit of Fed history.
Aug 29, 2012 Jeffrey Lacker, the head of the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond, says he's wary of using monetary policy to increase inflation to try and boost economic growth.
Stacey Vanek Smith
Aug 23, 2012 The number of people filing for unemployment benefits rose last week to 372,000. That's 4,000 more than the previous week.
Aug 23, 2012 There are new signs the Federal Reserve is getting ready to pump more money into the U.S. economy. Notes from a Fed meeting earlier this month were just released and they seem to indicate we've got another economic stimulus package in our future.
Aug 16, 2012 Today starts with some more tepid economic news. The number of people applying for unemployment benefits ticked up slightly to 366,000 last week.
Aug 14, 2012 The president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston explains why he thinks the Fed needs to step in with more monetary stimulus.
Aug 10, 2012 Joe Gagnon, senior fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics, discusses the innerworkings of the Federal Reserve committee.