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  1. (Fed transcripts) Debates amid economic malaise and financial markets turmoilRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 4 | The Standard

    ... of Janaury 16, 2009, after the government had announced a US$20 billion bailout for Bank of America, Chairman Ben Bernanke (Pictured) declared that he was unwilling to allow "the failure of a firm the size of Bank of America.'' The call underscored ...

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  2. This is what $1M can buy you...Read the original story

    Wednesday Mar 4 | Mortgage News Daily

    ... of the nascent recovery and the uncertainties surrounding their policy options. 2:25 PM>> Notes From 2009: Ben Bernanke Has an Impressive Passive-Aggressive Streak, and Other Things We Learned in the New Fed Transcripts The transcripts from 2009 ...

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  3. Fed Officials Voiced Doubts First Bank Stress Test Would SucceedRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 4 | Bloomberg

    ... its own version of the exams, which failed until last year to restore confidence in the region's lenders. Ben Bernanke, Fed chairman at the time and one of the architects of the stress test, defended the exercise as a way to stabilize financial ...

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  4. The 2009 FOMC Laugh Track: Fed Humor in a Bleak Economic YearRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 4 | Wall Street Journal

    ... Vice Chairman Donald Kohn did the honors: MR. KOHN. Mr. Chairman, it is a pleasure and an honor to recommend Ben Bernanke to be chairman of this committee. I am not sure what sins you committed in an earlier life, but I sure hope you had fun. ...

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  5. The invisible leechRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 4 | Real Change

    ... and fixed values for currencies." In another bad idea, economists from Milton Friedman to Alan Greenspan and Ben Bernanke asserted that there can be no such thing as a "speculative bubble," since any overpricing of housing or stocks would be ...

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  6. Business HighlightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 4 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    ... Fed members were offered chances to immediately resign. Yet the transcripts also show that then-Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke and other Fed policymakers were quicker to grasp the magnitude of the downturn than in previous years. WASHINGTON (AP) - The ...

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  7. Bernanke Guessed Right on Market Reaction to Treasury Bank PlanRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 4 | Wall Street Journal

    In early 2009, then- Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke gathered his colleagues on a conference call to provide a heads-up on an evolving Obama administration plan to get credit flowing again in the battered U.S. economy. Speaking on Saturday, Feb. 7, he said the plan was "very much a work in progress," but the outline would be announced soon by then-Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner , according to newly released transcripts of the Fed's 2009 meetings.

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  8. Prescient Yellen saw limits of zero Fed interest rates back in 2009Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 4 | Reuters

    ... (or QE) in the years ahead, depressing borrowing costs across the economy. In 2013, when then Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke hinted that QE3 could start to be scaled back, market rates jumped - threatening the economy, and forcing the Fed to walk back ...

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  9. Preview for February Employment ReportRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 4 | Mortgage News Daily

    ... of the nascent recovery and the uncertainties surrounding their policy options. 2:25 PM>> Notes From 2009: Ben Bernanke Has an Impressive Passive-Aggressive Streak, and Other Things We Learned in the New Fed Transcripts The transcripts from 2009 ...

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  10. 5 Takeaways from the 2009 Fed TranscriptsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 4 | Wall Street Journal

    ... at a pretty good position, and I don't think that we can really do that much more," he said. Then-Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke echoed that view later in the meeting, saying "it's not obvious that we do have a lot of ammunition left." This skepticism ...

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  11. U.S. Fed struggled with 2009 bailouts, bond-buying: transcriptsRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 4 | WNFL-AM Green Bay

    ... but to try to work with other parts of the government to prevent a financial meltdown," then-Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke said during an unscheduled Jan. 16 conference call, shortly after Bank of America The Charlotte-based bank's losses, driven by its ...

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  12. ICON launches AUREALSa as a decentralized, digital method of exchanging value.Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2015 | WireService

    ... of exchange like AUREALS and of course the worlds most trusted store of value, Gold. Former Fed Chairman Mr. Ben Bernanke famously stated that 'Virtual Currencies may hold long-term promise, particularly if the innovations promote a faster, more ...

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  13. Monetary policy is underratedRead the original story

    Feb 25, 2015 | The Japan Times

    ... interest rates. But the BOJ's attempt at QE proved to be too little too late, and no recovery materialized. Ben Bernanke, then the chairman of Princeton University's economics department, took note of this failing, declaring that the BOJ should ...

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  14. Monetary policy does work, as Japan and the US proveRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2015 | South China Morning Post

    ... But the BOJ's attempt at quantitative easing proved to be too little too late, and no recovery materialised. Ben Bernanke, then the chairman of Princeton University's economics department, took note of this failing, declaring that the BOJ should ...

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  15. Fed chief stresses flexibility on timing of interest rate hikeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2015 | Los Angeles Times

    "Too many Americans remain unemployed or underemployed, wage growth is still sluggish, and inflation remains well below our longer-run objective," Fed chief Janet L. Yellen said during a Senate hearing Tuesday. "Too many Americans remain unemployed or underemployed, wage growth is still sluggish, and inflation remains well below our longer-run objective," Fed chief Janet L. Yellen said during a Senate hearing Tuesday.

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  16. Janet Yellen goes to Congress: What investors should watch forRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2015 | Christian Science Monitor

    ... Krosby said. She referenced an 11-basis point move in the 10-year U.S. Treasury yield when former Fed Chair Ben Bernanke dropped hints about a taper during a congressional testimony two years ago. U.S. bond yields edged lower on Monday, with the ...

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  17. Delamaide: Fed 'Assault' brings healthy debateRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2015 | USA Today

    ... to have lawmakers challenge and even badger the head of the Fed the way they have Yellen and her predecessor, Ben Bernanke, than the fawning deference so often given to Alan Greenspan during his 18-year tenure in office. The U.S. currently is ...

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  18. World stocks higher as investors await Yellen, GreeceRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2015 | The China Post

    ... closely examining the remarks by Yellen, who has a blunter speaking style than predecessors Alan Greenspan and Ben Bernanke. "Today will be another test where we get to see just how plainspoken she can be when the markets are anxiously looking at, ...

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  19. Fed chief expresses caution about raising rates too earlyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2015 | Los Angeles Times

    Federal Reserve Chair Janet L. Yellen on Tuesday gave an upbeat assessment of the American job market. But she noted it was not fully healed and reiterated the central bank's stance that it remained "patient" in raising interest rates.

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  20. Project Syndicate: Yellen and Abe have proven QE works, so why so much skepticism?Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2015 | MarketWatch

    ... interest rates. But the BOJ's attempt at QE proved to be too little too late, and no recovery materialized. Ben Bernanke, then the chairman of Princeton University's economics department, took note of this failing, declaring that the BOJ should ...

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