Stacey Vanek Smith
Oct 9, 2013 The outgoing Fed chairman presided over the worst economic collapse since the Great Depression.
Sep 20, 2013 You've heard of the Federal Reserve. You've heard of Ben Bernanke. You know that they're important. But do you know how the Fed's decisions directly affect your wallet?
Sep 20, 2013 After the Fed's surprising announcement that it will continue stimulus spending, there are winners and losers. We sort them out.
Sep 18, 2013 Economists had expected the Fed to scale back its bond-buying program. Economists were wrong.
Sep 16, 2013 Pushback from Democrats and other groups was part of the reason Summers withdrew his name from the running.
Sep 16, 2013 Global stocks are near five year highs and bond yields across Europe and Asia have fallen.
Jul 31, 2013 The political battle over who will succeed Ben Bernanke is heating up -- and it could be the most important economic policy decision made this year.
Jul 17, 2013 Federal Reserve chairman Ben Bernanke made his semi-annual testimony on Capitol Hill today. He told lawmakers that Fed tapering of economic stimulus is not "pre-ordained."
Jun 28, 2013 Now that President Obama has suggested publicly that Ben Bernanke might not stay on at the Federal Reserve past January, the quest is on for replacements.