Ben Bernanke

Type: Person
Name: Ben Bernanke
Title: Chairman of the Board of Governors
Organization: The U.S. Federal Reserve System
Date of Birth: 13/12/1953
Place of Birth: Augusta, Georgia
Nationality: United States
Fact Sheet: Biography for Ben Bernanke
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 18 hours ago - 1 reports

Life after QE

Fed chair Janet Yellen. Photo: BloombergThe latest meeting of the US Federal Reserve is expected to announce a further $10 billion reduction in its bond buying programme for August. This means that we are perhaps now just two months away from the end ... [Published Livemint.com - 18 hours ago]
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 19 hours ago - 1 reports

Fed policies weigh on working families

Good article on July 7 about Mr. Ben Bernanke (the ex-Federal Reserve chairman) and the Federal Reserve policies. Just a couple of things not mentioned:1. Mr. Bernanke by his own volition changed the cost-of-living allowance (COLA) structure. He opted ... [Published Chicago Daily Herald - 19 hours ago]
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 23 hours ago - 1 reports

The S&P 500 Just Keeps On Setting Records

Summary The S&P 500 index hit another record last week. It is hard to find economic justification for the levels the index is trading at. Seems like all the money created by the Fed is just circling in the financial sector of the economy. Maybe this ... [Published Seeking Alpha - 23 hours ago]
First reported Jul 26 2014 - Updated Jul 26 2014 - 1 reports

Palestinians Die Because The Bush Doctrine Still Benefits Hamas

The American people are largely uneducated in history when compared to our Canadian and European counterparts. Not pre-Colombian or Renaissance history, I'm talking about the years since Ronald Reagan imposed Voodoo economics on America and the world. ... [Published Crooks and Liars - Jul 26 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

How Not to Fix the Economy

Six years into expansion following the 2001 recession, the post-Y2K collapse of the stock-market bubble and the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, the economy is sharply slowing. The risk of recession is growing.But neither the direct effect of the ... [Published Policy Review - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 2 reports

There Will Be No Warning When the Next Crisis Hits

Yesterday we wrote about the Cyprus bank “bail-in” noting that while ordinary citizens were screwed, connected insiders had ample time to get their money out of the banks before they were frozen.Today, we note the following:Russian oligarchs who are close ... [Published Zero Hedge - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

CHAPMAN: Where’s the inflation I was promised?

There is a point at which firmness of conviction becomes obstinacy, and there is a point at which obstinacy becomes comedy. The latter was on spectacular view the other day when a prominent inflation hawk self-destructed on national TV.CNBC reporter Rick ... [Published OA Online - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

Netroots Nation: How We Won the Janet Yellen Fight

The chair of the Federal Reserve is by many accounts the second most powerful person in the United States after the president, but what the Federal Reserve does is a mystery to most Americans. Last year, there was an unusual public debate about who President ... [Published AFL-CIO NOW BLOG - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

Ben Bernanke: Life is "Absolutely" Better Now Than He's No Longer at Fed; Doesn't Want to Talk About Auditing the Fed

I'm on my way up to New York from Washington and ran into former Fed head Ben Bernanke waiting for the train. Here's a 15 second interview with him. Is his life better now that he's no longer running the nation's central bank?"Absolutely." Does he ... [Published Hit & Run - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Four Years Later, Economic Cost of Dodd-Frank Remains Elusive

Byline: Donna BorakWASHINGTON -- In a rare public exchange in June 2011, Jamie Dimon asked then Federal Reserve Board Chairman Ben Bernanke what the total economic costs of the year-old Dodd-Frank Act would be."Has anyone looked at the cumulative effect ... [Published HighBeam Research - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 2 reports

How Effective Have The Fed's QE Programs Been?

Submitted by Lance Roberts of STA Wealth Management , In the most recent newsletter, I discussed this year's rise in the markets and the fact that all of the gains have occurred during some of the historically weakest months of the year.  I also ... [Published Zero Hedge - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 2 reports

The Fed Didn't Invite Wall Street To The Hottest Economic Conference Of The Year

Wikimedia CommonsThe Federal Reserve didn't invite Wall Street on vacation this year.On August 21, the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City is set to begin its popular annual economic symposium in Jackson Hole, Wyoming. And this year, Wall Street economists ... [Published Business Insider - Jul 22 2014]

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UPDATE: Financial crime does pay--up to $5,000 ... [Published Morningstar.com - 2 hours ago]
Why the 'gas and groceries' approach to inflati... [Published The Week Magazine - 3 hours ago]
The Top 10 excuses for the lack of US GDP growth [Published New York Post - 12 hours ago]
Report for the Second Quarter Ended June 30, 2014 [Published GoldSeek.com - 14 hours ago]
Here's What Wall Street Bulls Were Saying In De... [Published Zero Hedge - 17 hours ago]
Life after QE [Published Livemint.com - 18 hours ago]
Here's What Wall Street Bulls Were Saying In De... [Published Zero Hedge - 18 hours ago]
Fed policies weigh on working families [Published Chicago Daily Herald - 19 hours ago]
Houston And GE: Opposite Fates From The Fiat Do... [Published Forbes.com - 20 hours ago]
Bair And Reserves For All [Published Seeking Alpha - 22 hours ago]
The Fed’s five (not so) easy steps back to normal [Published Ezra Klein - 22 hours ago]
The S&P 500 Just Keeps On Setting Records [Published Seeking Alpha - 23 hours ago]
House FSC markup of Reg D Study Act set for Tue... [Published CUNA News Now - Jul 28 2014]
Monday Money Tip: Bear market unlikely, a progn... [Published Philly.com - Jul 28 2014]
ORTEL: Note to Janet Yellen: The American bubbl... [Published Washington Times - Jul 28 2014]
Money supply to stay on easy side [Published Business Standard India - Jul 27 2014]
CNBC's Rick Santelli Is Right: Stock Buybacks A... [Published Seeking Alpha - Jul 27 2014]
"It Can't Be A Bubble!" [Published Zero Hedge - Jul 27 2014]
"It Can't Be A Bubble!" [Published Zero Hedge - Jul 27 2014]
Palestinians Die Because The Bush Doctrine Stil... [Published Crooks and Liars - Jul 26 2014]
Wallace Baine: A man explains 'mansplaining' [Published Santa Cruz Sentinel - Jul 26 2014]
Is Paul Krugman Leaving Princeton In Quiet Disg... [Published Intellictual Conservative - Jul 26 2014]
Addicted to inflation [Published Las Vegas Sun - Jul 26 2014]
Oh no! Did you miss all (or most of) this!? [Published Money And Markets - Jul 26 2014]
Study: Democratic speakers dominate universities [Published One News Now - Jul 26 2014]
Gold, Silver, and the Future of the Dollar [Published Mises.org - Jul 26 2014]
How Not to Fix the Economy [Published Policy Review - Jul 25 2014]
Has The Fed Doomed Buy And Hold? [Published Seeking Alpha - Jul 25 2014]
Alessio Rastani: Why the euro is going to be tr... [Published LondonlovesBusiness.com - Jul 25 2014]
Before you judge Dodd-Frank... [Published HousingWire.com - Jul 25 2014]
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Here's What Wall Street Bulls Were Saying In De... [Published Zero Hedge - 18 hours ago]
Submitted by David Stockman of Contra Corner blog , The attached Barron’s article appeared in December 2007 as an outlook for the year ahead, and Wall Street strategists were waxing bullish. Notwithstanding the advanced state of disarray in the ...
The Fed’s five (not so) easy steps back to normal [Published Ezra Klein - 22 hours ago]
(FILE) The U.S. Federal Reserve building in Washington. EPA/MATTHEW CAVANAUGH The Federal Reserve is finally moving out of crisis mode. In the six years since the financial crisis rewrote economic history books, the country’s central bank has held ...
"It Can't Be A Bubble!" [Published Zero Hedge - Jul 27 2014]
Submitted by Pater Tenebrarum of Acting-Man blog, It Can't Be A Bubble! Articles claiming that the current situation in financial markets does not deserve the epithet “bubble” are a dime a dozen – we come across several every week since at least ...
Palestinians Die Because The Bush Doctrine Stil... [Published Crooks and Liars - Jul 26 2014]
The American people are largely uneducated in history when compared to our Canadian and European counterparts. Not pre-Colombian or Renaissance history, I'm talking about the years since Ronald Reagan imposed Voodoo economics on America and the world. ...
There Will Be No Warning When the Next Crisis Hits [Published Zero Hedge - Jul 24 2014]
Yesterday we wrote about the Cyprus bank “bail-in” noting that while ordinary citizens were screwed, connected insiders had ample time to get their money out of the banks before they were frozen.   Today, we note the following:   Russian oligarchs ...
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Ben Bernanke’s Big Payday [Published Slate Magazine - May 24 2014]
Ben Bernanke’s Biggest Mistake [Published Slate Magazine - Feb 24 2014]
Yellen Is New Fed Chair And Bernanke Has A New Job [Published Wall Street Journal What's News - Feb 03 2014]
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Former Federal Reserve Chairman Dr. Ben S. Bern... [Published Financial Services - Mar 06 2014]
Dr. Ben S. Bernanke Selected as Keynote Speaker... [Published Charles Schwab Press Release - Feb 28 2014]
Former Fed Chair Bernanke to Keynote AFP Annual... [Published Financial Services - Feb 25 2014]
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