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Topic - Ben Bernanke
Ben Bernanke, who stepped down last month after eight years as chairman of the Federal Reserve, is planning a memoir.
As a parting gift for the outgoing Chairman, Ben Bernanke was given Photoshopped baseball cards showing him as a player on the Washington Nationals.
Fed to slow pace of monthly bond purchases by another $10B despite turmoil in emerging markets
President Barack Obama intends to nominate Stanley Fischer to be vice chairman of the Federal Reserve.
NEW YORK (AP) — After last year's big party in the stock market, 2014 is starting off with a nagging hangover.
Stocks edged higher in early trading on Wall Street Friday, pushing major indexes further into record territory.
When the Federal Reserve ends a policy meeting Wednesday, many investors expect it to announce a shift in course. What they don't want are any surprises.
The Federal Reserve has decided against reducing its stimulus for the U.S. economy, saying it will continue to buy $85 billion a month in bonds because it thinks the economy still needs the support.
Hiring is soft. Pay is barely up. Consumers are cautious. Economic growth has yet to pick up.
Released Friday, the new jobs report said the United States gained 162,000 new jobs during July and unemployment fell to 7.4 percent.
Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke said that what the economy needs is more government stimulus in the form of easy money, or qualitative easing.
The Federal Reserve said Wednesday that it will maintain the pace of its bond-buying program to keep long-term interest rates at record lows. But it offered a more optimistic outlook for the U.S. economy and job market.
Financial markets around the world were roiled Thursday after Japanese stocks suffered their biggest slide since the country was hit by a devastating tsunami more than two years ago.
Nearly three years after Congress passed the most far-reaching new regulations on Wall Street since the Great Depression, worries have resurfaced that the biggest U.S. banks have only grown in size and remain bailout candidates because they are "too big to fail."
He said he will write the book himself, although he will likely have help with research.
Bernanke told The Associated Press on Monday that he will focus not just on the defining moment of his time at the Fed, the 2008 financial crisis, but on the "Great Recession" that followed.