Ben Bernanke


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.
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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.
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The Fed's new tool: Negative interest rates?

Jul 30, 2012
The Federal Reserve meets again this week, and the buzz is that Chairman Ben Bernanke could be considering some "new tools," for stimulating growth -- perhaps using interest rates to encourage banks to take some risks with their money.
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Ben Bernanke testifies before the House

Jul 18, 2012
Quite literally, it was nothing we hadn't heard before.
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Bernanke likely to be queried about LIBOR scandal

Jul 17, 2012
Senators are likely to question Federal Reserve chairman about what banking regulators knew about manipulation of key lending rate.
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Is the Federal Reserve running out of ammo?

Jun 21, 2012
Global markets, and many economists, seem unimpressed this morning with the news yesterday from the Federal Reserve that it will expand the Operation Twist monetary stimulus program.
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How the markets could react to latest Fed meeting

Jun 20, 2012
The Federal Reserve wraps up a meeting today in Washington. And the expectation is that policymakers will launch more monetary stimulus to boost the economy.
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Federal Reserve to announce possible monetary policy changes

Jun 20, 2012
The U.S. Federal Reserve Open Market Committee finishes two days of meetings today. And we'll have an announcement shortly on what -- if any -- change in monetary policy they might have decided on.
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Market hope hangs on Bernanke

Jun 7, 2012
All eyes are on Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke today as he testifies today on Capitol Hill and announces his plans for interest rates and quantitative easing.
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Options narrow for Federal Reserve action

Jun 7, 2012
Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke is on Capitol Hill today and he's under pressure to do more to stimulate the economy in the United States.
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