The Fed is meeting again on Wednesday to discuss whether or not it should reduce its annual bond purchases. Not unlike Favre’s many retirements, you can never tell if the decision is real or not.
Ben Bernanke will chair the last U.S. Federal Reserve meeting of his career tomorrow , where the focus will be on whether or not he will begin reducing the government’s $85 million of month in bond repurchases, a possibility he has talked about for much of the year but not yet done.
President Obama has named her to replace the departing Ben Bernanke.
Everything still sucks. And things aren’t getting much better.
The federal court judge assigned to Hank Greenberg’s lawsuit against the government for harming AIG shareholders during its $182 billion bailout said that Bernanke could be deposed.
Sen Schumer says without President Obama, President Bush, and President Bush’s pick for chairman of the Federal Reserve, Ben Bernanke, the economy could have been worse.
The Federal Reserve announced no changes in its policies but also said the economic recovery is on a stronger footing, which could mean a change later.
Federal Reserve Board chairman Ben Bernanke may step down when his term expires in January, President Obama hinted in a PBS interview Monday. Bernanke has been Fed chairman since 2006, staying “a lot longer than he wanted or he was supposed to,” said President Obama.
According to this powerpoint on the origins of the Fed that attempts to tackle the idea of the gold standard as an alternative to a central bank.
You may know him best as “The Painter Of Pancakes,” but Dan Lacey could just as easily be known as “The Painter Of Barack Obama Frequently Nude And Riding A Unicorn.” My favorite is the one with Ben Bernanke spooning Obama.
When he opens his mouth, world markets fluctuate. That’s some freakish power.
Back in 2006, Columbia Business School kids made this video about their Dean, who was not nominated to be Chairman of the Federal Reserve.
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