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U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke testifies before the House Budget committee hearing on the state of the Economy on Capitol Hill in Washington February 2, 2012. Yuri Gripas/Reuters. Central bankers rescued the world after the financial crisis while governments were dysfunctional, said Jacob Frenkel, ...
As recently as September, the combined effort of global central banks was buying $60 billion of global assets per month, and that was a regular occurrence since stimulus was first introduced by Ben Bernanke on the heels of the credit crisis. Quantitative easing part two was also specifically geared towards ...

Standard Chartered hosted its “Middle East Summit” at Burj Al Arab hotel in Dubai. The event provided in-depth insight on the financial outlook for 2018 and beyond. In a thought-provoking panel discussion, Dr. Ben S. Bernanke, former Chairman of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, ...
From left, former Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson, former Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner, and former Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke. The three top former government leaders devised the 2008 financial bailouts in the George W. Bush and Barack Obama years. Now imagine if Trump's ...
Your regular episode of Marketplace is coming later today, but for now we have something special. It's an interview a decade in the making: Treasury Secretary Hank Paulson, Federal Reserve Chair Ben Bernanke, and President of the New York Fed Tim Geithner, who later served as Treasury Secretary under President ...
If anyone was wondering how the new chairman of the Federal Reserve would differ from his two immediate predecessors, Janet Yellen and Ben Bernanke, Wednesday's exchange with reporters offered some clues. Powell, unlike the longtime scholars Yellen and Bernanke, is not an economist. He hasn't ...

At the end of last month, the Brookings Institute hosted a conversation where one of their most distinguished current scholars introduced and interviewed one of their newest. The former was former Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke welcoming the latter, former Federal Reserve Chairman Janet ...
WASHINGTON — It is March 2009. The American economy is rapidly collapsing. The previous month, payroll jobs had dropped by a staggering 650,000. The grim outlook stokes gallows humor. Federal Reserve chairman Ben Bernanke receives a call from a top Fed official. “Do you want some good news?
The unwinding of the Federal Reserve's short volatility position — aka its impregnated balance sheet — continues at a snail's pace. As of March 14 (the latest available data), the Fed's balance sheet stood at $4.407 trillion. The all-time high was $4,474 trillion in February 2015. That means the Federal ...
QE was the brainchild of Ben Bernanke, while QT will have to be performed without Ben Bernanke and the top three people at last year's Federal Reserve, who are leaving or have left at the same time due to decisions made by President Trump. First, Vice Chairman Stanley Fischer resigned last year (in my ...
That is, former Fed Chair Ben Bernanke, former Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson and Timothy Geithner, former president of the New York Federal Reserve and former Treasury secretary. We sat down with all three of them at Yale University last week to talk about what they saw 10 years ago as the ...
In a joint interview with Marketplace on March 13, former Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson, former president of the New York Federal Reserve and former Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner, and former Federal Reserve Chair Ben Bernanke stressed that while the financial system is stronger now than it ...
Shortly after her successor testified on Capitol Hill, Janet Yellen made her first public appearance as former Fed Chair in a Brookings Institution interview - with her predecessor Ben Bernanke - about her time leading the Fed and career as an economist. When asked about potential alternatives to the Fed's ...
This type of shock occurred most recently in tandem with rising income inequality in the U.S. and higher rates of saving in many emerging markets (what former Federal Reserve Chair Ben Bernanke described as the “global savings glut”). Although we have focused on business cycles, we believe the ...
In her first public appearance since leaving the Federal Reserve, Janet Yellen was interviewed by her predecessor, Ben Bernanke, on Feb. 27, 2018 at an event hosted by the Hutchins Center on Fiscal and Monetary Policy at Brookings. Here are 10 high points of the conversation. A video and transcript of ...
[The stream is slated to start at 2 pm, ET. Please refresh the page if you do not see a player above at that time.] Former Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke interviews his successor, Janet Yellen Tuesday in an event presented by the Brookings Institution, where they are both fellows. Bernanke served at the Fed ...
FILE - In this Oct. 6, 2015 file photo, former Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke is interviewed by Maria Bartiromo during her "Mornings with Maria Bartiromo" program, on the Fox Business Network, in New York. Transcripts released Friday, Jan. 5, 2018, show sharp divisions inside the Federal ...

Each day, Benzinga takes a look back at a notable market-related moment that occurred on this date. What Happened? On this day 11 years ago, Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke assured Congress that the U.S. housing crisis “is likely to be contained.” Where The Market Was. The Dow finished ...
Powell's initial rating is similar to Ben Bernanke's in 2006, though fewer have no opinion about Powell than did about Bernanke in his inaugural rating. Although Bernanke presided over some particularly challenging economic times, including the 2007 to 2009 recession, his average confidence rating of ...
Standard Chartered hosted The Middle East Summit, an event dedicated for the bank's corporate and institutional banking clients, in Dubai on April 15. The one-day event provided in-depth insight and analysis on the financial picture for the rest of 2018 and beyond and included a keynote session by ...
In many ways, new Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell's first testimony before Congress this week was like what we heard from Ben Bernanke and then Janet Yellen about the Fed's support for its dual mandate from Congress to promote maximum employment and stable prices. But due to some ...
It was Yellen who began normalizing monetary policy following the historic quantitative easing of the Ben Bernanke era, and many in Congress were understandably concerned about the pace of interest rate hikes over the coming year. Indeed, Powell unexpectedly took a more hawkish tone and suggested ...


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