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  1. Summers: Treasury undid one-third of Fed's bond-buying stimulusRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Washington Examiner

    ... click here to visit our Newsletter Signup Center to register for this newsletter. In 2010, under then-chairman Ben Bernanke, the Federal Reserve began buying longer-term Treasury securities, as well as mortgage-backed securities, to lower long-term ...

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  2. Grand Central: Report Points to Downsides of Fed's Consensus CultureRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Wall Street Journal

    ... conclusions point to a broader cultural problem at the central bank that sometimes vexed former Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke and could become a challenge for Chairwoman Janet Yellen. Tough decisions on either interest rates or bank supervision often ...

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  3. AIG Lawsuit Puts Spotlight on 2008 Financial Crisis ResponseRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | TheStreet.com

    ... the crisis era, including former Treasury Secretaries Hank Paulson and Timothy Geithner as well as ex-Fed chief Ben Bernanke, are tentatively scheduled to testify. Bernanke could testify as soon as next Monday but both sides said they haven't nailed ...

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  4. Rajan Warns Ultra-Low Rates May Distort With No BenefitRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Bloomberg

    India 's central bank Governor Raghuram Rajan warned that near-zero interest rates in developed markets may be distorting asset prices with no real gain in economic activity. "We have had ultra-low interest rates for close to six years, and at some point you have dug a hole so deep in terms of asset prices that any attempt to get out of this has an immediate effect on asset prices," Rajan said in an interview today with Bloomberg TV India.

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  5. The Fed TrapRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Project Syndicate

    ... massive liquidity injections through quantitative easing (QE). The theory behind this move - as espoused by Ben Bernanke, first as an academic, then as a Fed governor, and eventually as Fed Chairman - is that operating on the quantity dimension of ...

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  6. Grand Central: Report Points to Downsides of...Read the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Wall Street Journal

    ... conclusions point to a broader cultural problem at the central bank that sometimes vexed former Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke and could become a challenge for Chairwoman Janet Yellen. Tough decisions on either interest rates or bank supervision often ...

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  7. Editorial: Student loan load's risk to economyRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | The Wave

    When we read the remarks Monday by Deputy Treasury Secretary Sarah Bloom Raskin, concerning the nation's record level of student loan debt, we were reminded of comments made in 2007 by Ben Bernanke, then the chairman of the Federal Reserve, concerning the nation's subprime mortgage crisis. In a keynote speech at the annual meeting of the National Association of Business Economics, Ms.

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  8. New trial will shine light on 2008 bailout of insurance giant AIGRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Washington Examiner

    ... unseen documents and testimony from the architects of the bailouts, including then-Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke, Treasury Secretary Hank Paulson and Federal Reserve Bank of New York President Timothy Geithner, who went on to become ...

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  9. Greenberg's Lawyer Says U.S. Demonized, Extorted AIG Shareholders in BailoutRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Insurance Journal West

    ... where David Boies, Greenberg's famed litigator, will question the architects of the bailout, including Ben Bernanke, Henry Paulson and Timothy Geithner. Boies said the Federal Reserve Bank of New York punished AIG by demanding equity and charging 14 ...

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  10. Trial begins in lawsuit over AIG's $182-billion taxpayer bailoutRead the original story

    17 hrs ago | Los Angeles Times

    The U.S. extorted American International Group Inc. shareholders when it extended a $182-billion taxpayer bailout at the height of the 2008 financial crisis, a lawyer for Maurice "Hank" Greenberg said. Greenberg's Starr International Co., AIG's largest shareholder when the financial crisis struck, sued the government, calling its assumption of 80% of the insurer's stock an unconstitutional taking of property that requires at least $25 billion in compensation.

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  11. U.S. bailout of AIG called 'extortion'Read the original story

    18 hrs ago | Daily Record

    ... where David Boies, Greenberg's famed litigator, will question the architects of the bailout, including Ben Bernanke, Henry Paulson and Timothy Geithner. Boies said the Federal Reserve Bank of New York punished AIG by demanding equity and charging 14 ...

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  12. US accused of illegal 2008 seizure as AIG trial opensRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | West Australian

    ... of the government rescue. Key witnesses expected in the six-week trial include former Federal Reserve chairman Ben Bernanke and ex-New York Federal Reserve Bank President Timothy Geithner, who later became treasury secretary. Both were instrumental ...

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  13. Greenberg Team to Grill Bernanke, Geithner on AIG BailoutRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Insurance Networking

    ... where David Boies, Greenberg's famed litigator, will question the architects of the bailout, including Ben Bernanke, Henry Paulson and Timothy Geithner. 'Claims of emergency and crisis do not justify ignoring the requirement for statutory ...

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  14. Greenberg Team to Grill Bernanke, Paulson, Geithner on AIG AidRead the original story

    Yesterday | The Washington Post

    ... where David Boies, Greenberg's famed litigator, will question the architects of the bailout, including Ben Bernanke, Henry Paulson and Timothy Geithner. "I think they're going to lose," Marcel Kahan, a New York University law professor who ...

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  15. Let the Bank of England take note: the risks of raising...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Independent

    ... who has only one client: the President. It has had a number of famous economists as its chair, including Ben Bernanke, Alan Greenspan and Janet Yellen. It would be a really good idea if there was an equivalent office in the UK to advise the Prime ...

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  16. SINGAPORE: Regional currencies sag against US dollarRead the original story

    Yesterday | Asia News Network

    ... fall, although a repeat of the sell-off seen after last year's "taper tantrum" is unlikely. Former Fed chairman Ben Bernanke sent the region's currencies tanking in May last year when he said it was thinking of scaling down huge asset purchases used ...

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  17. DIARY - Top economic Events to Oct 9Read the original story

    Yesterday | Reuters

    SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 28 CHICAGO - Former U.S. Federal Reserve chair Ben Bernanke speaks before the National Association for Business Economics annual meeting in Chicago - 1615 GMT. CHICAGO - Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago President Charles Evans and U.S. Treasury Deputy Secretary Sarah Bloom Raskin speak before the National Association for Business Economics annual meeting in Chicago - 1300 GMT.

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  18. End the Fed's War on PaychecksRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Intellectual Conservative Politics and Philosophy

    ... the media bestowed was faux . The Atlantic Monthly , in its February 12, 2012 issue , featured Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke on its cover as The Hero . (Hedging its bets, The Atlantic ran a duplicate inside cover referencing him as The Villain .) Author ...

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  19. Why The Calpers Decision Won't Stop The Flood Of Money Into Hedge FundsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Forbes.com

    ... industry have been some of the most vocal critics of the Federal Reserve's easy money policy. Some have trashed Ben Bernanke and Janet Yellen for keeping interest rates super low. But the funny thing is that hedge funds have been among the biggest ...

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  20. Trial over AIG bailout set to open MondayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | USA Today

    The decision-making behind the financial crisis bailout that made former Federal Reserve chairman Ben Bernanke slam down his phone in anger are set to go on trial in a lawsuit with more than $40 billion at stake. Trial over AIG bailout set to open Monday The decision-making behind the financial crisis bailout that made former Federal Reserve chairman Ben Bernanke slam down his phone in anger are set to go on trial in a lawsuit with more than $40 billion at stake.

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