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  1. DIARY- Emerging Markets Economic Events to June 4Read the original story

    5 hrs ago | Reuters

    Former Federal Reserve chairman Ben Bernanke speaks about his views on Asian economies - 0830 GMT. TEL AVIV, Israel - Federal Reserve Vice Chair Stanley Fischer speaks on "The Federal Reserve and the Global Economy" before a conference in honor of Professor Haim Ben-Shahar - 1630 GMT.

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  2. DIARY- Top Economic Events to June 5Read the original story

    5 hrs ago | Reuters

    Former Federal Reserve chairman Ben Bernanke speaks on Asian economies - 0830 GMT. TEL AVIV, Israel - Federal Reserve Vice Chair Stanley Fischer speaks on "The Federal Reserve and the Global Economy" before a conference in honor of Professor Haim Ben-Shahar - 1630 GMT.

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  3. In the Murky World of Big-Bucks Speeches, the Clintons Are More Transparent Than MostRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | New York Magazine

    ... a classic superstar economy where only the elite make real money, and the elitist of the elite - figures like Ben Bernanke and Bill Clinton - make astonishing sums. The trade is not just for the speech, either: It is for intimacy with and access to ...

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  4. Former Fed chief Ben Bernanke says Chinese policymakers face currency challengeRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Sydney Morning Herald

    Former Federal Reserve chairman Ben Bernanke says: "For a currency to be internationally traded, what you need most is liquid markets. A deep market means people can get their money out."

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  5. RPT-Wall St Week Ahead-Yellen tone suggests choppiness for markets aheadRead the original story

    15 hrs ago | Reuters

    ... and communicate its intentions often to avoid a "taper tantrum" of the variety caused by former Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke in mid-2013, when Bernanke surprised markets by suggesting the Fed could soon reduce stimulus. The Fed has let the federal ...

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  6. Don't expect the Bank of Canada to follow the Fed's lead on interest ratesRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Vancouver Sun

    ... note. The Fed even managed to turn "quantitative easing" into a household phrase, trumpeted by then-chairman Ben Bernanke. Now, trillions of dollars in stimulative bond purchases later, the U.S. remains at centre stage and still commanding a global ...

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  7. The Tardy ProductRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Seeking Alpha

    You could say, here at the beginning, that this is a story about three Great Depressions - the one that happened in the twentieth century; another that didn't, in the twenty-first; and a third, presumptive one that threatens indistinctly sometime in the years ahead. Most people recognize that Federal Reserve Board Chairman Ben Bernanke and his colleagues somehow saved the day in 2008.* Journalists speculate whether he might eventually deserve a Nobel Prize.

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  8. Why The Economist Is Wrong On GoldRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Seeking Alpha

    ... Most pundits don't care for the metal, nor do they understand it. In fact, former Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke told Congress that he doesn't understand gold . Yet, when you read articles on gold from media pundits, all one hears is ...

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  9. David Blanchflower: We're now in deflation and sorry, but it's not good newsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Independent

    ... fall. This limits their ability to pay workers and wage growth falls, or even eventually wages fall. I recall Ben Bernanke saying it was deflation that keeps central bankers awake at night, not inflation, because they know what to do to fix ...

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  10. DIARY- Top Economic Events to June 4Read the original story

    Yesterday | Reuters

    Former Federal Reserve chairman Ben Bernanke speaks on Asian economies - 0830 GMT. ZURICH - Swiss National Bank head Thomas Jordan holds a citizen's forum.

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  11. An Odd CoupleRead the original story

    Sunday | Economic Principals

    ... Mark Zandi, of Moody's Corp., declared in July that "the worst of the crisis seems to be over." Fed chairman Ben Bernanke told a visitor to his office in August, "A lot can still go wrong, but at least I can see a path that will bring us out of this ...

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  12. Is Alan Grayson Congress' Most Awful Representative?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph

    ... while appearing on Jones' show and talking about the Federal Reserve, he called Linda Robertson, an adviser to Ben Bernanke, "a K Street whore." "Here I am," he inveighed, "the only member of Congress who actually worked as an economist, and this ...

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  13. Former Fed Governor Warsh Laments Lack of True Fed DebateRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | Wall Street Journal

    ... Institute, Mr. Warsh's profile at the central bank was defined by his key role working with then-Chairman Ben Bernanke in dealing with financial firms during the 2008 financial crisis. Mr. Warsh said the lack of debate inside the FOMC meeting means ...

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  14. Fed Chief Yellen's Tone Suggests Choppiness for Markets AheadRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 23 | News Max

    ... and communicate its intentions often to avoid a "taper tantrum" of the variety caused by former Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke in mid-2013, when Bernanke surprised markets by suggesting the Fed could soon reduce stimulus. The Fed has let the federal ...

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  15. Yellen tone suggests choppiness for markets aheadRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 23 | Channelnewsasia.com

    ... and communicate its intentions often to avoid a "taper tantrum" of the variety caused by former Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke in mid-2013, when Bernanke surprised markets by suggesting the Fed could soon reduce stimulus. The Fed has let the federal ...

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  16. The case for gold Part 1Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | Examiner.com

    ... Most pundits don't care for the metal, nor do they understand it. In fact, former Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke told Congress that he doesn't understand gold . Yet, when you read articles on gold from media pundits, all one hears is ...

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  17. DIARY- Emerging Markets Economic Events to June 3Read the original story

    Friday May 22 | Reuters

    ... the media on recent economic developments - 0600 GMT. TUESDAY, MAY 26 TAIPEI - Former Federal Reserve chairman Ben Bernanke speaks about his views on Asian economies - 0830 GMT. BUDAPEST - Central bank of Hungary rate-setting meeting - 1200 GMT. ...

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  18. Wall St Week Ahead-Yellen tone suggests choppiness for markets aheadRead the original story

    Friday May 22 | Reuters

    ... and communicate its intentions often to avoid a "taper tantrum" of the variety caused by former Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke in mid-2013, when Bernanke surprised markets by suggesting the Fed could soon reduce stimulus. The Fed has let the federal ...

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  19. Fannie Mae: Housing Faring Better than EconomyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | Mortgage News Daily

    ... March existing home sales at their highest level in two years, preceding the "Taper Tantrum" over Fed Chair Ben Bernanke's comments about the Federal Reserve tapering bond purchases that choked off recovering sales. Even though March sales were up, ...

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  20. Why Are Interest Rates So Low?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | The Big Picture

    Why Are Interest Rates So Low? Marco Del Negro, Marc Giannoni, Matthew Cocci, Sara Shahanaghi, and Micah Smith Liberty Street Economics , May 20, 2015 In a recent series of blog posts, the former Chairman of the Federal Reserve System, Ben Bernanke, has asked the question: "Why are interest rates so low?" He refers, of course, to the fact that the U.S. government is able to borrow at an annualized rate of around 2 percent for ten years, or around 3 percent for thirty years. If you expect that inflation is going to be on average 2 percent over the next ten or thirty years, this implies that the U.S. government can borrow at real rates of interest between 0 and 1 percent at the ten- and thirty-year maturities.

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