May 22, 2013
Today Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke gives his latest economic report to Congress. His testimony comes on the same day that Japan's central bank is indicating its intention to continue stimulus measures.
Apr 10, 2013
In Neil Irwin's new book, "The Alchemists," central bankers conjure magic to bolster their economies after the financial crisis of 2008.
Feb 27, 2013
Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke has warned members of Congress that the sequester's spending cuts, which kick in on Friday, will harm the already fragile economic recovery.
Feb 26, 2013
In his semi-annual report to Congress, Ben Bernanke reaffirmed the Federal Reserves bond buying policy, but said monetary policy alone cannot prop up the economy.
Dec 13, 2012
What did Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke do yesterday? He put speed limit signs up on the freeway.
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.
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.
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.
Sep 13, 2012
Cries of politics haunt past election-year decisions on monetary policy.