Ben Bernanke on COVID-19 downturn: "With help from the Federal Reserve and from the Treasury, I'm not really expecting a major financial crisis."
Former Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke said the Fed has to do what it can to limit the damage caused by the coronavirus.
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Did saving the financial system break the political system?
“The enemy is forgetting”: Bernanke, Geithner and Paulson on why we must remember the 2008 financial crisis
The former officials coordinated the nation's response, one they say would be a challenge in today's political climate.
Ten years ago this week, the Fed unexpectedly slashed interest rates at an unscheduled meeting. It was the first of many "bold" actions by the Fed during the financial crisis.
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Artist Mark Wagner uses U.S. currency to make his intricate collages.