Jul 15, 2013
Fed chair Ben Bernanke heads to Capitol Hill for his last semi-annual two-day testimony. He may face tough questions, reflecting perceived politicization of his role in the absence of coordination between Congress and the White House.
Jun 24, 2013
Will China’s efforts to curtail lending become a problem for the U.S. economy?
Jun 20, 2013
Ben Bernanke and the Federal Reserve said they would keep the 'easy money' stimulus policies going...in the short term.
Jun 18, 2013
The Kremlinology of Ben Bernanke and his announcement this week on the Fed's stimulus program.
Jan 30, 2013
With interest rates locked near zero until 6.5 percent unemployment, what's the point of meeting until then?
Jan 28, 2013
An unexpected jump in orders for durable goods is a great sign for manufacturing and the economy.
Sep 5, 2012
Europe will likely announce a big bond-buying program tomorrow. The U.S. Fed will be watching.
Aug 1, 2012
The Federal Reserve will be wrapping up its latest meeting with a statement that may or may not announce new efforts to help the economy.
Jun 26, 2012
The Federal Reserve's most recent policy move is simply a way of driving down interest rates. But how does it work? Sr. Producer Paddy Hirsch explains Operation Twist with a simple analogy.
Jun 15, 2012
A scary new survey from the Federal Reserve shows the average U.S. family's wealth plunged during the recession.