02.03.2012 [Seeking Alpha] - On Wednesday, Federal Reserve chairman BenBernanke told the House Financial Services Committee that the rapidly falling unemployment rate reported over the past year by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) does not fit with the other data he has been
09.03.2012 [Opposing Views] - Fed chairman BenBernanke, making his twice-yearly testimony before Congress, said that tight mortgage standards are hampering the housing recovery and, consequently, the improvement of the economy on the whole, according to a report from the
Ben Shalom Bernanke (born December 13, 1953) is an American economist and currently chairman of the Federal Reserve, the central bank of the United States. During his tenure as chairman, Bernanke has overseen the Federal Reserve's response to the late-2000s financial crisis.
July 13, 2011 - Congressman Ron Paul questions Federal Reserve Chairman BenBernanke in a U.S. House Financial Services Committee Meeting shortly after reports surfaced that the... - 07.13.2011, YouTube
09.03.2012 [Daily Beast] - by Noah Kristula-Green Mar 9, 2012 12:00 PM EST AEI blogger James Pethokoukis argues in this blog post that if Obama wins a second term, he should thank BenBernanke for trying to reduce the unemployment rate for him. Pethokoukis then offers a dire
09.03.2012 [elEconomista.es] - En el caso de Wall Street las tensiones europeas se unieron a la llamada a la realidad que hizo la semana pasada el presidente de la Reserva Federal, BenBernanke, al asegurar que la recuperación económica de EEUU era "modesta e incierta".
09.03.2012 [CNBC.com] - Fed Chairman BenBernanke, in Congressional testimony earlier this month, suggested the Fed does not, for now, have to do a third round of quantitative easing, or purchase securities in an effort to drive down interest rates.
09.03.2012 [El País.com (España)] - Como señalaba la semana pasada BenBernanke, presidente de la Reserva Federal, se necesitarán varios años para que el mercado laboral se normalice. Y no descartó que la tasa de paro vuelva a subir, con el incremento de la tasa de participación.
There’s no denying that a collapse in stock prices today would pose serious macroeconomic challenges for the United States. Consumer spending would slow, and the U.S. economy would become less of a magnet for foreign investors. Economic growth, which in any case has recently been at unsustainable levels, would decline somewhat. History proves, however, that a smart central bank can protect the economy and the financial sector from the nastier side effects of a stock market collapse. - "A Crash Course for Central Bankers," Foreign Policy (September/October 2000)