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It's called "separation of powers," and there's a good reason for it. The legislative branch makes laws.
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Chairman of the Federal Reserve Bank Ben Bernanke attends the Treasury Department's Financial Stability Oversight Council in Washington April 25, 2013.
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Similarly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 1.6% on the week to 15,354.40, its 21st record of the year.
Ben S. Bernanke is, of course, the chairman of the Federal Reserve, but he always seems most comfortable as an educator, a role he slips into for a commencement address on Saturday at Bard College at Simon's Rock.
Chairman of the Federal Reserve Ben Bernanke delivers the commencement address at the graduation ceremonies for Bard College at Simon's Rock in Great Barrington, Mass.
Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke painted an upbeat picture on Saturday for the potential of innovation to lift living standards, delivering a sweeping look at the last 100 years that included memories of his 1963 South Carolina home.
In this series, we'll explore the data announcements and events that may affect the performance of bank stocks during the upcoming week.
Last night the Dallas Fed president suggested the Fed should start reducing bond purchases with the goal of winding them back completely as the year continues.
Stock futures were rising Friday even as the Federal Reserve talked about curbing stimulus, signaling a fourth week of gains for the S&P 500 ahead of the University of Michigan Consumer Sentiment report and the Conference Board's Index of Leading Indicators.
The dollar rose against a basket of currencies on Friday, trading near a 10-month high as debate over whether the Federal Reserve would wind down its asset buying programme later this year gathered pace.
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How do policy-makers judge their success? In today's world, buoyant stock market performance is the measure of all success.
Fiscal Policy. Oy! Richard W. Fisher Remarks at the 2013 National Association for Business Economics Houston, TX A May 16, 2013 Thank you, Ken .
The Federal Reserve needs to tread carefully when it winds down its $85-billion-a-month bond-buying program, experts say, to avoid trampling the green shoots of the country's fragile housing market.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 60.44 points to 15,275.69, a new record close for the index.