05.03.2012 [Business Insider] - Jon Hilsenrath, at the WSJ, must have had a phone call with BenBernanke 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 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
03.03.2012 [Forbes] - BenBernanke'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 [Terra Colombia] - El presidente de la Fed, BenBernanke, describió la semana pasada al mercado laboral como "lejos de ser normal" y dijo que una mejora continua requiere de una mayor demanda de bienes y servicios estadounidenses. Sin embargo, sugirió que la perspectiva
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
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 [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.
09.03.2012 [Irish Times] - Federal Reserve chairman BenBernanke last week described the jobs market as 'far from normal' and said continued improvement would require stronger demand for US goods and services. Photograph: Bloomberg US employment grew solidly for a third straight
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 BenBernanke'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 BenBernanke 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 [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 [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 BenBernanke 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 BenBernanke 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, BenBernanke, 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 BenBernanke'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 BenBernanke 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 BenBernanke. 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 BenBernanke 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 BenBernanke is the only hero to come out of the global financial crisis.
17.02.2012 [Resource Investor] - There's an exchange between Fed Chairman BenBernanke 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 BenBernanke 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 BenBernanke 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 BenBernanke, 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, BenBernanke, 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 BenBernanke 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, BenBernanke, 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 BenBernanke haya evitado el tema la semana pasada se convirtió en una considerable decepción. En las horas posteriores al