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Latest Ben Bernanke Items
The White House is warning of financial Armageddon this spring if Congress fails to raise the Treasury's $14.3 trillion debt ceiling, but many on Wall Street are skeptical that the looming spending clash will produce anything but riveting political theater.
Members of Congress sharply questioned Federal Reserve Chairman Ben S. Bernanke on Wednesday over whether the Fed's policies are raising the risk of higher inflation in the months ahead.
Rep. Gabrielle Giffords of Arizona spoke for the first time since she was shot in the forehead, her spokesman said Wednesday, yet another milestone in her recovery from a traumatic brain injury.
Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke's first appearance before the House since Republicans took control last month is likely to be a tough one. And much of the grilling will probably come from members of his own party.
I was struck by U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman Ben S. Bernanke's recent remark that Congress should not "play political games with the Treasury Department's request to boost the government's borrowing authority beyond the current $14.3 trillion statutory cap." This statement is obnoxious in light of the fact that politics are being played with quantitative easing (QE2).
The nation can't fully recover from the worst recession in decades until hiring improves, Federal Reserve Chairman Ben S. Bernanke said Thursday.
The United States can't recover fully from the worst recession in decades until hiring improves, Federal Reserve Chairman Ben S. Bernanke said Thursday.
The Federal Reserve said Wednesday that the economy isn't growing fast enough to lower unemployment and must press ahead with its $600 billion Treasury bond-purchase program.
Federal Reserve chairman Ben S. Bernanke on Friday morning urged Congress once again to act to bring down trillion-dollar deficits that threaten the nation's economic future.