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Fed announces new plan for ailing economy

Dec 13, 2012
The Federal Reserve has spelled out what it’s going to do to try to juice up the economy. Yesterday, Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke announced a new strategy that ties the Fed’s actions to unemployment and inflation rates.
Posted In: Federal Reserve, Ben Bernanke, Unemployment

Bernanke says 'fiscal cliff' is a good name for a scary thing

Dec 12, 2012
Fed chairman Ben Bernanke said he's going to keep interest rates at or near zero as long as the unemployment rate is higher than 6.5 percent, and the inflation rate is 1.5 percent or less.
Posted In: Ben Bernanke, Federal Reserve, fiscal cliff

Bernanke, Geithner visit India to boost economic ties

Oct 9, 2012
U.S. Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner and Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke are visiting India today to encourage the Indian market to open up to U.S. firms.
Posted In: India, Ben Bernanke, Timothy Geithner

Is the Federal Reserve above politics?

Sep 13, 2012
Cries of politics haunt past election-year decisions on monetary policy.
Posted In: Federal Reserve, politics, Barack Obama, Ben Bernanke

Bernanke's low mortgage rate

Sep 6, 2012
Thanks to financial disclosure rules, we know what Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke pays on his mortgage.
Posted In: Ben Bernanke, mortgage

PODCAST: Bernanke speaks, India's economy hits the breaks

Aug 31, 2012
The big news of the day is Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke's much-anticipated speech at Jackson Hole. Also, we fact-check a misleading campaign ad about welfare.
Posted In: Obama, welfare, romney, Ben Bernanke

Conflicting messages from the Fed in Jackson Hole

Aug 31, 2012
Ben Bernanke delivers a highly anticipated speech at an economic conference in Jackson Hole Wyoming.
Posted In: Ben Bernanke, Federal Reserve

Expectations limited for Bernanke's Jackson Hole speech

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.
Posted In: Federal Reserve, Ben Bernanke, QE2

Signs that the Fed could inject more money into economy

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.
Posted In: Federal Reserve, Ben Bernanke, quantitative easing

The internal struggles of the Federal Reserve board

Aug 10, 2012
Joe Gagnon, senior fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics, discusses the innerworkings of the Federal Reserve committee.
Posted In: Federal Reserve, Ben Bernanke

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