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3 hrs ago | Reuters
Former chairman of the U.S. Federal Reserve, Ben Bernanke, will give a speech entitled "Eight Years of Crisis Management at the Federal Reserve and the Way Forward" - 1545 GMT.
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8 hrs ago | Wall Street Journal
Former Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke famously quipped in his closing days that the problem with quantitative easing is that "it works in practice but it doesn't work in theory."
By Barry Eichengreen Two of the world's most prominent economic institutions, the International Monetary Fund and Former US Treasury Secretary Larry Summers, recently warned that the global economy may be facing an extended period of low interest rates.
Current global economic and demographic trends are pointing to more modest economic growth than what has prevailed in recent decades.
If stimulus measures move over to the eurozone, it could spell a slight respite for South Africa's beleaguered currency.
Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen, center, speaks during a luncheon at the Economic Club of New York on Wednesday, April 16, 2014.
In many of my conversations with legendary speculator Doug Casey since the crash of 2008, Doug has talked about a coming super-bubble.
Last year, when we had attended his talk with Bill Clinton, we recall congratulating our friend, the banker Uday Kotak, not only on his hitherto unknown moderating skills, but also on the excellent execution of the evening.
Less than a week since Reserve Bank of India Governor Raghuram Rajan criticized U.S. monetary policy in a visit to Washington D.C., former U.S. Federal Reserve chairman Ben Bernanke, landed in Mumbai with a rebuttal.
The U.S. Federal Reserve ought not to raise interest rates until the economy is much closer to full strength, two of the Fed's most dovish policymakers said on Tuesday.
But that will likely change on Wednesday, when Yellen is slated to address the Economic Club of New York.
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President Obama will nominate Janet L. Yellen to be the next head of the Federal Reserve, the White House said Tuesday.
"So many of the big questions around the world, and you realize that energy figures in them, whether it's Ukraine, whether it's the future of the Middle East, whether it's US-Chinese relations in the Pacific," said energy expert Daniel Yergin in an interview with The Brown and White.