Ben Bernanke


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Ben Bernanke

An economist who became Chairman of the Federal Reserve in 2005. He presided over the 2000s economic crisis, supervising the bailouts and forced mergers of a number of American financial institutions. He was both lauded and criticized for favoring an expansive monetary policy, which proponents claimed kept the American economy from collapsing in the crisis, but which others argued would lead to inflation. He is considered an expert on the Great Depression.
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Ben Bernanke, the former head of the Federal Reserve, is to work as an advisor with Citadel Group, a hedge fund.
Janet Yellen has been sworn in to succeed Ben Bernanke, becoming the first woman to lead the Federal Reserve in its 100-year history.
Once again investors find themselves back on 'Fed Watch' this week as Ben Bernanke took the interest rate hot seat for the last time on Wednesday evening (7.
Washington: The dollar dipped against the euro on Tuesday as traders awaited a speech by Federal Reserve chief Ben Bernanke hoping it will reveal the direction of the bank's easy-money policy.
Washington, Dhu-AlHijjah 4, 1434, Oct 9, 2013, SPA -- President Barack Obama on Wednesday nominated Janet Yellen, currently the vice chair at the Federal Reserve (Fed), to succeed Chairman Ben Bernanke as head of the U.
Under Chairman of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, Ben Bernanke has done at least 4 Quantitative Easing programs.
WASHINGTON (CyHAN)- Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke said Wednesday that the Fed could still decide to begin cutting its stimulus program later this year.
Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke will address a press conference after the meeting and may provide clarity on the future pace of the Fed's asset buys.
La campagne bat son plein aux Eetats-Unis, a la recherche du prochain president de la Banque centrale alors que le mandat de Ben Bernanke s'acheve en janvier et que la Fed amorce une transition de sa politique monetaire.
Ben Bernanke repeated the words we heard for the recent couple of weeks that the regulator was ready to up or cut the volume of buying back the state loans from the market respectively to the economic conjuncture.
Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke is unlikely to attend the Group of Seven finance leaders' meeting on the outskirts of London this weekend, a G7 official said.
an annuity-marketing firm, has created a T-shirt to protest the fiscal policies of Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke.