Ben Bernanke


How the Fed's big news is playing abroad

Jun 20, 2013
Global markets are down this morning on news that the U.S. Federal Reserve may not continue its bond buying program, known as quantitative easing, in the long-term.
Posted In: Japan, Federal Reserve, asia, Europe, Ben Bernanke

All eyes on the Federal Reserve

Jun 19, 2013
The Fed will likely announce some changes today. A look at the winners and losers.
Posted In: Federal Reserve, Ben Bernanke, quantitative easing

Who will take reins of the Fed after Bernanke?

Jun 19, 2013
Vice-chair Janet Yellen is the front runner, but there are plenty of very good choices.
Posted In: Federal Reserve, Ben Bernanke, Janet Yellen

Janet Yellen: Obama's pick for Fed chief

Jun 18, 2013
The pragmatic, down-to-earth vice chair of the Federal Reserve Board is said to be replacing Chairman Ben Bernanke.
Posted In: Janet Yellen, Federal Reserve, Ben Bernanke

Will the Fed keep feeding investors?

Jun 18, 2013
The Federal Reserve kicks off a two-day meeting today. The big question: Is the Fed going to scale back its bond-buying program?
Posted In: Federal Reserve, bonds, interest rates, Ben Bernanke

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, whiteboard

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