09.03.2012 [TheStreet.com] - Fed chief Ben Bernanke speaks on Wednesday. Scrutiny over how much economic help policymakers can provide has been growing, especially after stocks have climbed in light of the Fed's operation twist program from last year and the European Central
05.03.2012 [Business Insider] - Jon Hilsenrath, at the WSJ, must have had a phone call with Ben Bernanke on Saturday. Accordingly, Jon put an article out just in time to influence the market on Monday morning. No doubt, Bernanke is watching the price of crude and the tape is telling
02.03.2012 [Seeking Alpha] - On Wednesday, Federal Reserve chairman Ben Bernanke 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
03.03.2012 [Forbes] - Ben Bernanke's Fed promises to keep interest rates low as possible until well in to 2014 so as to keep mortgages cheap and spur home-building, the weakest link in the US economy right now. The move was made on August 9th, 2011– after an 18% fall in US
09.03.2012 [Opposing Views] - Fed chairman Ben Bernanke, 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 Ben Bernanke 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 Ben Bernanke 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, Ben Bernanke, al asegurar que la recuperación económica de EEUU era "modesta e incierta".
09.03.2012 [CNBC.com] - Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke, 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 Ben Bernanke, 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)
01.03.2012 [CNNMoney] - By Paul R. La Monica @lamonicabuzz March 1, 2012: 12:46 PM ET Gold and silver plunged Wednesday during Ben Bernanke's congressional testimony. But they bounced back Thursday and are stll up sharply year-to-date. Click chart for more on commodities.
07.03.2012 [Wall Street Journal (blog)] - By Jonathan Cheng In it, we learn that Fed chairman Ben Bernanke may have settled on a way to appease the recessionary worrywarts without ticking off the inflationary worrywarts. Though it has yet to show up dramatically in the government's official
09.03.2012 [Money Morning] - By Shah Gilani, Capital Waves Strategist, Money Morning Q: I see no distinguishable difference in the relationship that government has with the Fed/Banking Systemand some individual getting involved with a ruthless loan shark.
08.03.2012 [Washington Examiner] - Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Feb. 29, 2012, before the House Financial Services Committee to deliver the semi-annual monetary policy report. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite) With Super Tuesday
09.03.2012 [FXstreet.com] - During his latest testimony before the Committee on Financial Services of the House of Representatives Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke was unusually hawkish and did not mention QE3, "which leads us to believe that the Fed will adopt a more cautious approach
07.03.2012 [ValueWalk] - By KimPalacios Federal Reserve Chairmain, Ben Bernanke, recently stated an explicit target of 2% inflation per year. Bernanke has a dual mandate of controlling inflation and supporting job growth. Bloomberg has an article today, which notes that many
05.03.2012 [My Loans Consolidated] - Capital Account talks about Ben Bernanke's latest comment on the economy and interviews international investor Jim Rogers for his opinion. You can skip to the end and leave a response. Pinging is currently not allowed. Below are more resources to help
29.02.2012 [Resource Investor] - By Ben Traynor Gold bullion prices dropped 3.2% to $1727 per ounce in less than an hour Wednesday afternoon in London, after US Federal Reserve chairman Ben Bernanke appeared before Congress. Higher gasoline prices are "likely to push up inflation
09.03.2012 [AMERICAblog (blog)] - While Obama may not be completely at fault, it's fair to give him some of the blame because of his choice to re-nominate Ben Bernanke. The Fed's decision to roll out quantitative easing has consistently weakened the greenback each time it has started
01.03.2012 [Mineweb] - Prices climbed more than 1% early Thursday, recovering from their biggest drop since December 2008 in the previous session when US Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke failed to signal further monetary easing. Spot gold rose more than 1 percent on
05.03.2012 [AdvisorOne] - By John Sullivan We'll forgo the mental image of the Fed chairman in a cape and tights, but Alan Beattie, international economy editor at the Financial Times, argues Ben Bernanke is the only hero to come out of the global financial crisis.
17.02.2012 [Resource Investor] - There's an exchange between Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke and Congressmen Ron Paul you need to hear first. During a monetary policy report delivered to Congress last summer, Congressman Ron Paul asked Bernanke if he thought gold is money.
03.03.2012 [ETF Trends] - Gold exchange traded funds took a hit this week after Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke said the economy is sending mixed signals. His comments tempered speculation that more quantitative easing from the central bank is imminent.
09.03.2012 [Daily Journal of Commerce] - Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke testified before Congress, saying that a “financial accident” in Europe poses significant risks for the US While the US banks have done a “pretty good job” of insulating themselves from direct exposure to European
02.03.2012 [WPRI-TV 12 (blog)] - Among the economists who worked with Paxson at Princeton: Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke, who left Princeton in 2002 to join the central bank, and Paul Krugman, the influential New York Times columnist who won a Nobel Prize while Paxson was
29.02.2012 [El Economista.com.mx] - El euro aceleró sus pérdidas contra el dólar para tocar un mínimo cercano a una semana y el billete verde avanzó con fuerza ante el yen luego de que el jefe de la Fed, Ben Bernanke, dijo a un panel del Congreso que la tasa de desempleo del país ha
05.03.2012 [CNNExpansión.com] - El metal registró pérdidas durante el testimonio de Ben Bernanke ante el Congreso de EU; su cotización está ligada a las expectativas de un QE3, lo que podría suceder en el año. El jefe de la Fed, Ben Bernanke, tendrá que aterrizar la posibilidad de un
07.03.2012 [El Cronista] - Para los que invierten en oro, que apostaban a que habría una nueva ronda de emisión monetaria (la llamada QE3), el hecho de que Ben Bernanke haya evitado el tema la semana pasada se convirtió en una considerable decepción. En las horas posteriores al
22.02.2012 [El Mundo.es] - El ministro de Economía y Competitividad Luis de Guindos hará en las próximas horas una visita relámpago a Washington para reunirse con el presidente de la Reserva Federal, Ben Bernanke. De Guindos llegará a la capital de Estados Unidos en la madrugada
16.02.2012 [Expansión.com] - El presidente de la Reserva Federal estadounidense, Ben Bernanke, dijo hoy que las pequeñas instituciones bancarias del país se están fortaleciendo y reduciendo su exposición a activos tóxicos. En una conferencia sobre entidades financieras con activos
15.02.2012 [CNNExpansión.com] - En 2000, Ben Bernanke amonestó al Banco Central de Japón por no hacer más para reactivar la economía nipona. (Foto: Reuters) ¿Estaría mejor Estados Unidos si Ben Bernanke se pareciera más a Simon Cowell? ¿Si el presidente de la Reserva Federal fuera
24.02.2012 [Expansión.com] - El ministro español de Economía y Competitividad, Luis de Guindos, ha explicado hoy al presidente de la Reserva Federal de EEUU, Ben Bernanke, la política económica del nuevo Gobierno, basada en el control del gasto y el impulso del crecimiento