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  1. Bernanke: No to Fed audit, yes to emergency powers for presidentRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Washington Examiner

    Former Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke on Monday said the central bank does not need more congressional oversight of monetary policy, but he floated the idea of emergency economic powers for the president to take pressure off the Fed. "We hold ourselves accountable pretty well," Bernanke said, speaking in the present tense although he left the top post at the Fed in January 2014.

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  2. The Philadelphia Federal Reserve has a new presidentRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Washington Examiner

    ... w members of the Fed who have voted against the easy-money policies commissioned by Yellen and former Fed chair Ben Bernanke over the course of the recession.

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  3. Five things to know about the Fed raising interest ratesRead the original story

    19 hrs ago | Enter Stage Right

    ... inflation fears also pushed up yields on 20 and 30 year Treasury securities and mortgages. Whereas when Ben Bernanke pushed up short rates in 2004-2005, long rates did not similarly jump, because fears about future inflation were subdued and China ...

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  4. Why Federal Reserve Monetary Tightening Is Still A Distant EventRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Forbes.com

    ... 27-28 FOMC meeting, with another rate hike not likely until 2016. Here's why. In 2009, former Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke repeatedly defended the Fed's unconventional monetary policies by invoking the lessons of the Great Depression, stating: "I was ...

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  5. India budget woos foreign investors with tax incentivesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | South China Morning Post

    ... its worst market turmoil since the balance-of-payments crisis of 1991, when comments by then Fed chairman Ben Bernanke roiled emerging markets. However, India has rebounded, with a net US$51.6 billion in investments into shares and debt since the ...

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  6. Yellen has meeting with groups unhappy with FedRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Recordpub.com

    ... ead the central bank since Paul Volcker stepped down in 1987. He was followed by Republicans Alan Greenspan and Ben Bernanke.

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  7. Audit push challenges Fed's independenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The Peninsula

    ... say the Fed has a lot of bad policy to answer for. One legislator this week said Yellen's predecessor Ben Bernanke moved the Fed into extreme money-printing mode during the crisis because "he was trying to seek political favor for his reappointment ...

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  8. Yellen Meets Conservative Groups Unhappy With FedRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | News Max

    ... ead the central bank since Paul Volcker stepped down in 1987. He was followed by Republicans Alan Greenspan and Ben Bernanke.

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  9. Investors Are Mistakenly Assured By 2 Shaky GeneralitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Seeking Alpha

    ... the so-called 'Greenspan Put'. But the severe 2000-2002 bear market and 2001 recession took place anyway. Ben Bernanke supposedly had the market's back in 2006 and 2007, the 'Bernanke Put', but the housing bubble burst and the even worse 2007-2009 ...

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  10. 'Audit' push challenges Federal Reserve's independenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Bangkok Post

    ... say the Fed has a lot of bad policy to answer for. One legislator this week said Yellen's predecessor Ben Bernanke moved the Fed into extreme money-printing mode during the crisis because "he was trying to seek political favor for his reappointment ...

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  11. Dudley, top U.S. economists urge later Fed rate hikeRead the original story

    Friday | WNFL-AM Green Bay

    ... slower than expected. Mester also critiqued the paper at the forum attended among others by former Fed Chair Ben Bernanke and the second-in-commands at the European Central Bank and the Bank of Japan. Mester said economists were more apt to estimate ...

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  12. U.S. Treasuries set for biggest monthly loss since 2013Read the original story

    Friday Feb 27 | Reuters

    ... would be the biggest monthly decline since May 2013 when Treasuries lost 1.7 percent after then Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke hinted at a Congressional appearance the U.S. central bank would consider ending its third round of quantitative easing. ...

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  13. Fed's Dudley, Top US Economists Urge Later Rate HikeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | News Max

    ... slower than expected. Mester also critiqued the paper at the forum attended among others by former Fed Chair Ben Bernanke, Fed Vice Chairman Stanley Fischer, and the second-in-commands at the European Central Bank and the Bank of Japan. Mester said ...

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  14. Investors Are Mistakenly Assured By Two Shaky GeneralitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | Forbes.com

    ... the so-called 'Greenspan Put'. But the severe 2000-2002 bear market and 2001 recession took place anyway. Ben Bernanke supposedly had the market's back in 2006 and 2007, the 'Bernanke Put', but the housing bubble burst and the even worse 2007-2009 ...

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  15. 10 Reasons why the Federal Reserve is not a Government AgencyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | OpEdNews

    ... by the Government Accountability Office as proposed in a recent letter from Ralph Nader to new Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke, calling for greater monetary transparency. * Federal Reserve Employees are not part of the US Civil Service System and are not ...

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  16. Daily State Of The Markets: There Is Not A Bubble In The U.S. Stock Market, But...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | Seeking Alpha

    ... central bankers aren't trying to move the prices of certain assets higher. Heck, one of the clear purposes of Ben Bernanke's early efforts after the 2008 crash was to move the prices of stocks and real estate higher. His goal was to avoid a Japanese ...

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  17. The Taylor Rule ConundrumRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | Seeking Alpha

    ... will be some time before we are able to better judge the forces underlying recent experience." A month later, Ben Bernanke, proposed the idea of a global saving glut as the main reason for low long-term real interest rates. In a world where capital ...

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  18. The Lesson Here Is That Monetary Policy Worked In JapanRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | Forbes.com

    ... s, to increase the base money supply sufficiently to make sure that the wider money supply did not fall. And as Ben Bernanke said, Milton was right and the Fed wasn't going to do that again.

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  19. Morici: As easy cash ends, economy's got gasRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 26 | Boston Herald

    ... inflation fears also pushed up yields on 20- and 30-year Treasury securities and mortgages. Whereas when Ben Bernanke pushed up short-term rates in 2004-2005, long-term rates did not similarly jump, because fears about future inflation were subdued ...

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  20. How Yellen Threw a Key Fed Staffer Under the BusRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | American Banker

    ... reform law. He's also not the first Fed official to suggest the provision had issues. Indeed, then-Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke went significantly further when the measure was first being discussed in May 2010. He sent a letter to Senate Banking ...

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