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
  • 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