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  1. When All Else Fails Blame "Free Markets"Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Townhall

    ... this every day. I would have hoped that people would have learned by now what a "free market" is and isn't. Ben Bernanke's and Janet Yellen's 2% inflation target - horrendously applied - and ignoring asset bubbles are as far removed from "free ...

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  2. The Curious Job of the Fed: Create Employment or Curb Inflation?Read the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | TheStreet.com

    ... index. The significance here is that the Fed's mandate is to keep inflation at or around 2%. Former Chairman Ben Bernanke said while heading the central bank that he would be comfortable with inflation as high as 2.5%. (The Fed targets for core ...

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  3. How Can Fast Can the U.S. Economy Grow With So Many Delinquent Loans?Read the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | TheStreet.com

    ... ago. Meanwhile, wages are not increasing much, and the rising stock prices sought by Federal Reserve Chairmen Ben Bernanke and Janet Yellen to spur the economy are not helping those with debt problems who don't own stocks. Some people keep looking ...

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  4. Surprise, surpriseRead the original story

    16 hrs ago | MoneyWeek

    ... real! The economy is booming! Central financial planning really works, after all! And now Janet Yellen can join Ben Bernanke and Alan Greenspan on the cover of Time , as a great heroine, a Joan of Arc for the 21st century. Wait a minute. In theory, ...

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  5. Post-Argentine default calm will fadeRead the original story

    Yesterday | Financial Times

    ... Turkey - proved vulnerable during last year's "taper turmoil", the volatility triggered by the first hints by Ben Bernanke, then Fed chairman, about the phasing out of US quantitative easing. Forces that increased emerging market resilience in the ...

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  6. When All Else Fails Blame "Free Markets"Read the original story

    Yesterday | Mish's Global Economic Trend Analysis

    ... this every day. I would have hoped that people would have learned by now what a "free market" is and isn't. Ben Bernanke's and Janet Yellen's 2% inflation target - horrendously applied - and ignoring asset bubbles are as far removed from "free ...

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  7. How much did subprime loans fuel the GDP boom?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | MarketWatch

    ... argument that the risks from subprime car loans, to use the memorable word from former Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke to describe subprime mortgage loans, are "contained." There's no evidence that the current financial system is built on ...

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  8. Ford CEO on Capitol Hill urging tough line on currencyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Detroit News

    ... said currency should be taken up in other international forums. Last year, then Federal Reserve chairman Ben Bernanke said Japan is not manipulating its currency. Rep. Sander Levin, D-Royal Oak, said Fields 'emphasized the importance of TPP to be ...

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  9. Wolfers on the fiscal consensusRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Library of Economics and Liberty

    ... that monetary policy remains "highly effective" at the zero bound. I'm surprised by how few understood that Ben Bernanke agreed with that assessment. Perhaps all these people were aware of those facts, all I can do is describe my own experiences. 3. ...

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  10. First Take: How much did subprime loans fuel the GDP boom?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | MarketWatch

    ... argument that the risks from subprime car loans, to use the memorable word from former Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke to describe subprime mortgage loans, are "contained. There's no evidence that the current financial system is built on ...

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  11. Fed is weighing key issues but may reveal littleRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Daily Herald

    ... rebound in part to last year's rise in mortgage rates, which occurred after the Fed chairman at the time, Ben Bernanke, began discussing possible cuts in bond purchases later in the year. Investors were jolted by the prospect of reducing the ...

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  12. 40 years of presidents: Who fought unemployment and won?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | MarketWatch

    ... more useful to grade the economy and causes of the Great Recession under the terms of Federal Reserve Chairmen Ben Bernanke (2006 to 2014) and Alan Greenspan (1987 to 2006) rather than U.S. presidents. "We can certainly say [the Great Recession] was ...

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  13. Fed weighs key questions this week on reversing its low-rate policies but may reveal ...Read the original story

    Tuesday Jul 29 | Weyburn Review

    ... rebound in part to last year's rise in mortgage rates, which occurred after the Fed chairman at the time, Ben Bernanke, began discussing possible cuts in bond purchases later in the year. Investors were jolted by the prospect of reducing the ...

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  14. Housing Prices Jump Though Top of Market Cools OffRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 29 | Time

    ... buying debt, supposed to be slowly removing that support by buying less debt? Last year, when then-Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke had announced that the Fed would wean off its latest round of bond purchasing, that so-called " Taper Talk " sent rates ...

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  15. Federal Reserve is weighing key issues but may reveal littleRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 29 | Deseret News

    ... rebound in part to last year's rise in mortgage rates, which occurred after the Fed chairman at the time, Ben Bernanke, began discussing possible cuts in bond purchases later in the year. Investors were jolted by the prospect of reducing the ...

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  16. Former head of U.S. Fed Reserve says U.S. economy on path to recoveryRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2014 | Prince George Citizen

    Former U.S. Federal Reserve chairman Ben Bernanke looks on after making remarks at the Economic Club of Canada in Toronto on Tuesday, April 22, 2014.

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  17. What to expect from REITs for the next six monthsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 28 | The Globe and Mail

    ... at close to 180 in spring 2013 but then dropped sharply to below 150 after then Federal Reserve Board chairman Ben Bernanke mused publicly about winding down the quantitative easing (QE) program. The index is still well below its 2013 high, closing ...

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  18. The S&P 500 Just Keeps On Setting RecordsRead the original story

    Monday Jul 28 | Seeking Alpha

    ... balance sheet back in October 2007. The stock market represents wealth and the Federal Reserve under Chairman Ben Bernanke, and followed up by Chairwoman Janet Yellen, has specifically targeted growing wealth as a major goal of monetary policy ...

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  19. It's Deja Vu Disappointment All Over AgainRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 28 | Safehaven

    ... and monetary elixirs. In the summer of 2010 sanguinity was in the air...Time magazine's 2009 man of the year Ben Bernanke was poised to save the day, ready to do whatever it took to get this economy growing again. Today, despite lack luster growth, ...

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  20. Bear market unlikely, a prognosticator tells usRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 28 | Philly.com

    ... hand, Rosenberg contends that inflation will be Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen's legacy, as she continues Ben Bernanke's record-low interest-rate policy. In recent weeks, Rosenberg has argued that the Fed's continued "easy money" policies are ...

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