Ben Bernanke
  • At Ben Bernanke’s last meeting as Federal Reserve Chairman, the Fed announced it will start to gradually reduce its huge bond-buying economic stimulus program. 

    Federal Reserve Board Chairman Ben Bernanke speaks during a news conference after a Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) meeting December 18, 2013 at the Federal Reserve in Washington, DC. The Federal Reserve has announced that it will scale back its U.S. Treasury bonds and mortgage-backed securities buying program to $75 billion each month.
    LAST UPDATE : Dec 20, 2013, 11:12 AM EST
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    Asset buying and forward interest rate guidance are separate monetary policy tools to the Fed. How to make markets better understand exercises policymakers greatly.U.S.,Ben Bernanke,Janet Yellen,monetary policy,Quantitative easing,U.S. Federal Reserve,Paul Maidment

    Published Date : Nov 20, 2013, 6:54 PM EST
  • President is facing pressure from liberal Democrats who oppose the former treasury boss as the next chairman of the Federal Reserve.

    LAST UPDATE : Jul 31, 2013, 10:28 PM EDT
  • U.S. Federal Reserve chairman Ben Bernanke

    Ben Bernanke. Photo Credit: Reuters/Dominick Reuter Whenever Alan Greenspan was praised for delivering a clear message on U.S. monetary policy, he liked to reply something along the lines of: “If you think that, you have misunderstood what I said.” Ben Bernanke prefers the opposite approach. On May 22, he triggered one of biggest financial panics since 2008 by raising the possibility of reducing the Fed’s record-breaking monetary stimulus, while admitting that he had…U.S.,Reuters Comment

    Published Date : Jul 13, 2013, 8:27 AM EDT