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  1. Time to Rain Money on Main StreetRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | Counterpunch

    ... rising income inequality. [Emphasis added.] A money drop directly on consumers is not a new idea for the Fed. Ben Bernanke recommended it in his notorious 2002 helicopter speech to the Japanese who were caught in a similar deflation trap. But the ...

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  2. Even The Council On Foreign Relations Is Saying It: Time To Rain Money On Main StreetRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Seeking Alpha

    ... rising income inequality. [Emphasis added.] A money drop directly on consumers is not a new idea for the Fed. Ben Bernanke recommended it in his notorious 2002 helicopter speech to the Japanese who were caught in a similar deflation trap. But the ...

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  3. Obama Administration Makes A MistakeRead the original story

    Jul 25, 2010 | Fox Point

    ... regulations and financial reform has caused more uncertainty in the economic outlook. Even Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke has called the future unusually uncertain. That certainly is going to instill a great deal of confidence by investors to prevent a ...

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  4. Council on Foreign Relations: It's Time to Rain Money on Main StreetRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Truthdig

    ... rising income inequality. [Emphasis added.] A money drop directly on consumers is not a new idea for the Fed. Ben Bernanke recommended it in his notorious 2002 helicopter speech to the Japanese who were caught in a similar deflation trap. But the ...

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  5. [Opinion] Why America is recovering, but Europe is not - Part IIRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | EUobserver

    ... the Federal Reserve, in just weeks, subverted monetary policies that had endured three decades. Under Ben Bernanke, the Fed reduced the federal funds rate to 0-0.25 percent in autumn 2008 and,since that proved inadequate, it turned to non-standard ...

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  6. This QE Bower My PrisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Seeking Alpha

    ... to fail in September 2008 and sent markets reeling as recently as late spring 2013, with then Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke's speech on tapering coming at the same time that Chinese policy makers began taking a tough line on their own shadow banking ...

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  7. What Savings Glut?Read the original story

    Sunday | Economist's View

    ... he ... is insufficiently critical of the "savings glut" hypothesis advanced by former Federal Reserve chairman Ben Bernanke, among others, which presents what used to be a virtue (savings) as a vice, shifting blame to China and (less vocally) to ...

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  8. Premiers, promises and problemsRead the original story

    Saturday Aug 30 | The Guardian

    ... the hangover from the averted financial crisis of 2008. Yes, it was an unprecedented circumstance and this week Ben Bernanke revealed he considered the period to be worse than the Great Depression. We did not survive this recession due to the ...

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  9. 'Time' on Rick Perry's 'Bullying': Similar...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 27 | NewsBusters.org

    ... monetary policy - but maybe there was a glimmer of insight in Perry's dopey rant about Federal Reserve chairman Ben Bernanke's treasonous plot to re-elect President Obama. Because if you cut through the mealy-mouthed Fedspeak, Bernanke's speech on ...

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  10. What Europe and Japan Really Need Now Is Ben BernankeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 29 | TheStreet.com

    NEW YORK -- I'm not sure how much spare time Ben Bernanke currently has. But the European Central Bank and the Bank of Japan really need him now.

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  11. Fed chair Yellen's assets up 8 percent during 2013Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 28 | Boston.com

    ... Yellen's disclosure form covers calendar year 2013, when she served as the Fed's vice chair before succeeding Ben Bernanke in February to become the first woman to head the central bank. One of the assets Yellen listed was a stamp collection, valued ...

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  12. Grand Central: The ECB's New Math: 5+5=QERead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 27 | Wall Street Journal

    ... seem to expect. Bernanke Says 2008 Meltdown Was Worse Than Great Depression. Former Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke, a prominent student of the Great Depression, has said the 2008 financial crisis was worse than its 1930s counterpart . Mr. ...

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  13. U.S. economy growing faster than first estimatedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 28 | The Washington Post

    ... Yellen's disclosure form covers calendar year 2013, when she served as the Fed's vice chair before succeeding Ben Bernanke in February to become the first woman to head the central bank. One of the assets Yellen listed was a stamp collection, valued ...

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  14. Janet Yellen's Assets Grew by 8 Percent in 2013Read the original story

    Thursday Aug 28 | Hispanic Business

    ... Yellen's disclosure form covers calendar year 2013, when she served as the Fed's vice chair before succeeding Ben Bernanke in February to become the first woman to head the central bank. One of the assets Yellen listed was a stamp collection, valued ...

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  15. Bernanke: 2008 Meltdown Was Worse Than Great DepressionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 26 | Wall Street Journal

    Former Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke , a prominent student of the Great Depression, contends that the 2008 financial crisis was actually worse than its 1930s counterpart.

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  16. Global agenda: Ideas and idolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 28 | Jerusalem Post

    ... later smashed because he did nothing to stop the bubble expanding when it could still have been constrained. Ben Bernanke, on the other hand, was treated as possessing superhuman powers because his policies stopped the crash and triggered a new ...

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  17. The Killing FieldsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 28 | Safehaven

    The house organ for the Council of Foreign Relations, Foreign Affairs , has published its final solution under the title: "Print Less and Transfer More: Why Central Banks Should Give Money directly to the People."

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  18. Bernanke Says 2008 Worse Than Great DepressionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 28 | Seeking Alpha

    ... actually exacerbated the Great Depression, rather than shorten it. Both Janet Yellen (I'm sure), just like Ben Bernanke are / were both aware of the Fed's policy mistakes and are obviously loathe to make the same mistake. The fact that there isn't a ...

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  19. 2008: Worse than the Great Depression?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 27 | KITV-TV

    Ben Bernanke, the former head of the Federal Reserve, said the 2008 financial crisis was the worst in global history, surpassing even the Great Depression.

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  20. Patience and improvisation may be necessary in federal reserve policyRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 27 | The Winnipeg Free Press

    ... Fed's support will depend upon progress in the labor market. Continuing policies bequeathed by her predecessor, Ben Bernanke, Fed chair Janet Yellen has responded to the downward drift in the unemployment rate by gradually winding down the Fed's ...

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