04/22/14 04:45 PM
TORONTO (AP) — Former U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke said he could have done a better job in helping people understand the action the central bank took during the financial crisis. Bernanke stepped down in late January after eight years as chairman of the Federal Reserve. When...
By Joseph Lawler | 04/11/14 05:25 PM
The so-called "Great Moderation" of low economic volatility between the mid-1980s and the financial crisis of 2008 was not as great as it seemed, and the future likely won't be as pleasant, according to President Obama's top economic adviser.
By Joseph Lawler | 04/10/14 04:43 PM
India's top central banker criticized the Federal Reserve in two appearances in Washington on Thursday, saying that the U.S. central bank should take into consideration the impact of its monetary-easing programs on emerging economies like India's. Raghuram Rajan, a University of Chicago...
By Martin Crutsinger | 03/19/14 08:55 AM
Investors will be watching closely Wednesday for any hints of how a Janet Yellen-led Federal Reserve might differ from the path set by her predecessor, Ben Bernanke.
By Joseph Lawler | 03/10/14 05:29 AM
By initiating the tapering of the Federal Reserve's quantitative easing program, former chairman Ben Bernanke left office knowing he had set in motion the process that would ultimately wind down the Federal Reserve's massive balance sheet and return to more normal times. But the taper won’t...
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