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 2 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 2 reports

Morning Must-Read: Jon Hilsenrath: Fed Chief Yellen Seeks Interest-Rate Consensus

When economic historians write about how it happened that under Fed Chair Ben Bernanke the U.S. economy performed worse than it had under any Fed Chair since Eugene Meyer 1930-1933--or maybe, if we are being strict, Arthur Burns 1970-1978--one important ... [Published Brad DeLong - 2 hours ago]
First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 1 reports

Stanley Fischer's 'Systemic Risk' Hubris Sets The Stage For The Next Fed-Created Crisis

Most are familiar by now with the amazing story of investor John Paulson. Having predicted trouble in the mortgage market ahead of 2008, Paulson positioned one of his hedge funds to profit from a decline in the value of mortgages. The trade was so lucrative ... [Published Forbes.com - 5 hours ago]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

Who Is the World's Most Important Central Banker?

When the Group of 20 leaders meet this weekend in Australia, they’ll reiterate their determination to boost gross domestic product 2 percent over five years. To reach that target, they’re going to have to rely on help from one man in particular: China's ... [Published Bloomberg View - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

Forward Guidance Now A Nightmare For Fed.

It was helpful and fairly easy for five years when the need for more and more stimulus to get the economy going was clear.But now that it is wrestling with when it may need to begin raising interest rates and get out of the market manipulation business, ... [Published I Stock Analyst - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

Instead of QE, the Fed Could Have Given $56,000 to Every Household in America

By | The Fiscal Times  –The Federal Reserve has been conducting a grand experiment since the U.S. economy tumbled into the Great Recession. After the housing market collapsed in 2008, the Federal Reserve lowered interest rates to rock bottom levels in ... [Published Yahoo! Malaysia - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

Yellen's Discretion - WSJ

Countless words were written Wednesday about the Federal Reserve's latest policy statement, claiming that it signals this or that or something else. We'll come right out and admit that we have no idea what it says about the future of monetary policy. ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

The gift of the gab: Six people who earn big, thanks to their public speeches

Six famous figures who spin big money through their public speaking appearances:Malcolm Gladwell$80,000/Rs 48.7 lakh on an average per speech.Tony Blair$270,000/Rs 1.64 cr in 2009 for a speech in Manila.Donald Trump$1.5 million/Rs 9.14 cr in 2006 and ... [Published Economic Times - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

Fed comments tell Cramer, buy Apple & ,more

"The trick with the Yellen regime, like the trick with the Ben Bernanke regime before her is to remember that they speak for the common person," Cramer said. Therefore, he says the way to make money in the market is to find companies that benefit from ... [Published Atlanta Journal And Constitution - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 2 reports

6 ways Federal Reserve policy hurts retirees

Savers languish on fixed incomeIn late 2012, then-Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke fessed up and revealed the worst-kept secret in finance: The low rates the Fed has maintained in an attempt to ignite the U.S. economy are badly hurting retirees and ... [Published Bankrate.com - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

Radical Fed Doves Actually Took a Middle Path on Interest Rates

There is a good chance that today, Janet Yellen and the members of the Federal Open Market Committee will take a small, tentative step toward raising interest rates from their current levels just above zero. That is not to say rates are going up any time ... [Published The Fiscal Times - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 2 reports

Japan: Apocalypse Now...Or Later?

Japan can’t do anything right.That’s not a criticism, mind you, but rather an observation of how truly bad Japan’s options are right now.  If you want a “risk free” trade for the remainder of this decade, it would be this: short the yen.Let’s dig into ... [Published Investing.com - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

Former Fed Reserve Chair Ben Bernanke to Keynote ACG LA

Other speakers include retired U.S. Army General David Petraeus, former NBA commissioner David Stern and former McDonald's president Janice FieldsBy Anthony NotoSeptember 15, 2014Dealmakers attending the ACG Los Angeles Business Conference will hear from ... [Published Mergers & Acquisitions - Sep 15 2014]

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World Bank on infrastructure gap [Published Livemint.com - 35 mins ago]
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Ajay Chhibber: Stop talking about monetary policy [Published Business Standard India - Sep 20 2014]
In Defence Of Completeness [Published Outlook India - Sep 20 2014]
Grimes: Six years after start of problems, econ... [Published OnlineAthens - Sep 20 2014]
Quantitative Proof The Fed Is Destroying The Mi... [Published Zero Hedge - Sep 20 2014]
Quantitative Proof The Fed Is Destroying The Mi... [Published Zero Hedge - Sep 20 2014]
Glen Johnson [Published Memphis Daily News - Sep 19 2014]
Fed's regional chiefs dissent more often than c... [Published CNBC - Sep 19 2014]
Don't Fret The Fed [Published Seeking Alpha - Sep 19 2014]
Morningstar: Rate hike won't have... [Published Portfolio Adviser - Sep 19 2014]
Are the Federal Reserve’s naysayers on the wron... [Published Washington Post - Sep 19 2014]
Who Is the World's Most Important Central Banker? [Published Bloomberg View - Sep 19 2014]
Over at Equitable Growth: The Contractionary[?]... [Published Brad DeLong - Sep 19 2014]
Over at Equitable Growth: The Contractionary[?]... [Published J. Bradford DeLong's Grasping Reality with All ... - Sep 19 2014]
Modi being treated like a rock star in US: Alan... [Published Business Standard India - Sep 19 2014]
Why Fed money-pumping hasn't helped consumers [Published Consumer Affairs - Sep 19 2014]
The IMF Calls Asset Prices ‘Stretched’ [Published Value Walk - Sep 18 2014]
Is another financial crisis is inevitable? [Published Yahoo! Finance - Sep 18 2014]
Jamal Mecklai: God reads my columns [Published Business Standard India - Sep 18 2014]
BofA: The 'Great Rotation' Is Going To Make A B... [Published Clusterstock - Sep 18 2014]
BofA: The 'Great Rotation' Is Going To Make A B... [Published Business Insider - Sep 18 2014]
Forward Guidance Now A Nightmare For Fed. [Published I Stock Analyst - Sep 18 2014]
Is this the first sign of rising inflation? [Published The Week Magazine - Sep 18 2014]
Blame Obama for bad monetary policy, not Republ... [Published VOX.com - Sep 18 2014]
India ETFs Are Hot, But May Be Overbought [Published ETF.com - Sep 18 2014]
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Morning Must-Read: Jon Hilsenrath: Fed Chief Ye... [Published Brad DeLong - 2 hours ago]
When economic historians write about how it happened that under Fed Chair Ben Bernanke the U.S. economy performed worse than it had under any Fed Chair since Eugene Meyer 1930-1933--or maybe, if we are being strict, Arthur Burns 1970-1978--one important ...
Morning Must-Read: Jon Hilsenrath: Fed Chief Ye... [Published J. Bradford DeLong's Grasping Reality with All ... - 2 hours ago]
When economic historians write about how it happened that under Fed Chair Ben Bernanke the U.S. economy performed worse than it had under any Fed Chair since Eugene Meyer 1930-1933--or maybe, if we are being strict, Arthur Burns 1970-1978--one important ...
Quantitative Proof The Fed Is Destroying The Mi... [Published Zero Hedge - Sep 20 2014]
Submitted by Thad Beversdorf via Voices Of Liberty blog , Listening to pundits on television, one would think we’ve found a magical species of leprechauns that piss gold rainbows amongst the masses and so we need never again worry about the economy, ...
Over at Equitable Growth: The Contractionary[?]... [Published Brad DeLong - Sep 19 2014]
Over at Equitable Growth: Let's look at the five-year and ten-year U.S. break-even inflation rates--the inflation rates at which an investment in U.S. Treasury bonds held to maturity produces exactly the same return as an investment in U.S. Treasury inflation-protected ...
Over at Equitable Growth: The Contractionary[?]... [Published J. Bradford DeLong's Grasping Reality with All ... - Sep 19 2014]
Over at Equitable Growth: Let's look at the five-year and ten-year U.S. break-even inflation rates--the inflation rates at which an investment in U.S. Treasury bonds held to maturity produces exactly the same return as an investment in U.S. Treasury ...
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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]
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Ben Bernanke to Speak at 24th NIC National Conf... [Published Financial Services - Aug 26 2014]
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