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Will the Fed begin phasing out its economic stimulus program?

Jun 14, 2013
At its two-day meeting next week, the Federal Reserve Board may indicate whether it will begin 'tapering' its quantitative easing program.
Posted In: Federal Reserve, Ben Bernanke, quantitative easing

A look inside the secret home for central bankers

Jun 5, 2013
A nondescript office building in Basel, Switzerland, houses one of the most powerful commercial banks in the world. But only central bankers are allowed to pass.
Posted In: Ben Bernanke, Switzerland, Federal Reserve, bank

Wisdom from Ben Bernanke's Baccalaureate address at Princeton

Jun 3, 2013
No hints about when interest rates are gonna go up, or what the Fed's gonna do about unemployment. Just a little wisdom for the graduates.
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About face on the home front: Interest rates spike

May 29, 2013
For a moment there, things were looking really peachy in housing.
Posted In: mortgage, interest rates, bonds, Ben Bernanke

Is the end of quantitative easing near?

May 24, 2013
Federal Reserve's Ben Bernanke is cautiously optimistic.
Posted In: Weekly Wrap, Ben Bernanke, quantitative easing, Federal Reserve

As Ben Bernanke speaks, Japan continues stimulus

May 22, 2013
Today Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke gives his latest economic report to Congress. His testimony comes on the same day that Japan's central bank is indicating its intention to continue stimulus measures.
Posted In: Japan, Ben Bernanke, stimulus, Federal Reserve

A little alchemy to save the global economy

Apr 10, 2013
In Neil Irwin's new book, "The Alchemists," central bankers conjure magic to bolster their economies after the financial crisis of 2008.
Posted In: Bankers, Ben Bernanke, Federal Reserve

Will you take a hit from the sequester?

Feb 27, 2013
Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke has warned members of Congress that the sequester's spending cuts, which kick in on Friday, will harm the already fragile economic recovery.
Posted In: sequester, Ben Bernanke, Federal Reserve

Federal Reserve Chief Ben Bernanke takes the stand

Feb 26, 2013
In his semi-annual report to Congress, Ben Bernanke reaffirmed the Federal Reserves bond buying policy, but said monetary policy alone cannot prop up the economy.
Posted In: Ben Bernanke, Federal Reserve, Monetary and fiscal policy

What did the Fed just do?

Dec 13, 2012
What did Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke do yesterday? He put speed limit signs up on the freeway.
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