Ben Bernanke's swan song

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.

Gold buyers, Wall Street both hate Bernanke right now

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Jun 20, 2013
The markets take a hit in the wake of Fed chairman Ben Bernanke’s “good” news about the economy.

Bernanke's tape: Who's afraid of rising rates?

Jun 20, 2013
Fed chair Ben Bernanke says rising interest rates are a good thing. But good for whom, exactly?
Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke.
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Fed's stimulus spigot stays open, for now

Jun 20, 2013
Ben Bernanke and the Federal Reserve said they would keep the 'easy money' stimulus policies going...in the short term.
Chairman of the Federal Reserve Ben Bernake speaks during a press briefing at the Federal Reserve 11, 2012 in Washington, D.C.
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Ben Bernanke: Taper, no shave

Jun 18, 2013
The Kremlinology of Ben Bernanke and his announcement this week on the Fed's stimulus program.
U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke speaks during a financial and economic event discussing the financial crisis at the London School of Economics (LSE) in London on March 25, 2013.
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The Ben Bernanke Congressional Variety Hour

Mar 1, 2012
Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke has been testifying in front of Congress this week - and he's been asked about everything but the economy.

MID-DAY UPDATE: Bernanke testifies before Congress,

Mar 1, 2011
Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke is delivering his semi-annual testimony on the state of the U.S. economy to the Senate Banking Committee...

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MID-DAY UPDATE: Ben Bernanke, health care law, Energy Star

Feb 3, 2011
In a rare press conference, Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke will answer questions from reporters today at the National Press Club in...

MID-DAY UPDATE: Ben Bernanke Visits Europe

Nov 19, 2010
Ben Bernanke visits Europe today to defend the Fed's decision to pump $600 billion more into government bonds. Germany in particular was vocal in...