Ben Bernanke Newswire (Page 8)

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  1. In China, 2016 Could Be The Year Of The BearRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2016 | Seeking Alpha

    ... monetary policy at precisely the wrong time. Those were quoted on more than one occasion by former Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke when he was explaining the case for his unorthodox monetary policies, including QE. I believe history will judge that it was ...


  2. Donald Trump's and Joseph Wharton's Protectionism Mistakeby Jon...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2016 | National Review Online

    ... 40 percent tariff on imported Chinese goods would be a grave economic mistake. Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke , a scholar of the Great Depression, put it best, commenting that "economists still agree that Smoot-Hawley and the ensuing tariff ...


  3. Technically Speaking: What Has The Fed WroughtRead the original story w/Photo

    May 31, 2016 | Seeking Alpha

    ... of summer, with the markets down and the economy teetering on slipping back into recession, then Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke launched the second QE program. The purpose of these programs were made very clear by Bernanke when he stated : "Conventional ...


  4. Ben Bernanke's very bad day and its happy ending retold at Econ Club dinnerRead the original story w/Photo

    May 31, 2016 |

    At any good dinner party, there are stories of adventure to be told after dessert is served. And so it was at the 29th Annual Dinner of The Economic Club of Grand Rapids on Tuesday, May 31. They got to hear former Federal Reserve Board Chairman Ben Bernanke tell how the U.S. economy nearly collapsed while he was chairman of the nation's most influential monetary agency.


  5. Jos. A. Bank And The Folly Of Quantitative EasingRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2016 | Seeking Alpha

    ... over a core problem that they were never designed to solve, and that ugly reality comes to the surface. Ben Bernanke skillfully passed the Fed chair baton to Janet Yellen in 2014, but, as we learned with Jos. A. Bank, ownership of an unresolved ...


  6. Central banks' risky radical treatmentsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2016 | Financial Times

    ... monetary financing of government deficits, and direct dispatch of money to households. In recent blogs, Ben Bernanke , former chairman of the Fed, demonstrates the potency of such tools. He could even be too cautious about how low negative rates can ...


  7. The Tell: Fed rate hikes won't crush the rally in emerging-markets currenciesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2016 | MarketWatch

    ... been widely credited to renewed expectations that the Fed could raise rates at least twice this year. Following Ben Bernanke's declaration in the spring of 2013 that the U.S. central bank would soon begin tapering its monthly bond purchases, ...


  8. Analysis from the Federal Reserve, here.Read the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2016 | Florida Trend

    ... Fed , finds that the distributional effects of monetary policy are complex and uncertain. Former Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke explained in a March 2015 post on his Brookings Institution blog that raising interest rates too soon would hurt and not help ...


  9. Still Smoking In BedRead the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2016 | Seeking Alpha

    A notable past event in this regard was the 60 Minutes interview with then Fed Chair Ben Bernanke on March 15, 2009. In some respects, the details of this interview provide yet one more example to help explain the growing frustration and unrest around the world.


  10. SmarTrend Morning Call for May 23, 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2016 | Minyanville

    ... speeches, culminating in Friday's speeches from current Fed Chair Janet Yellen and previous Chair, "Helicopter" Ben Bernanke. Both are well-noted doves; nevertheless, the Fed's preferred path is of rate normalization and markets will be keen to ...


  11. Letters about Bernie Sanders, guns and fees for shopping bags.Read the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2016 |

    ... when the next crash occurs, Dionne should not blame capitalism, but the zero and near-zero interest polices of Ben Bernanke and Janet Yellin, the former and current heads of the Federal Reserve. Since the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School, I ...


  12. Need to Know: The 'scariest chart out there' looms over pivotal week for marketsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2016 | MarketWatch

    ... on Friday with Fed Chairwoman Janet Yellen, who appears at Harvard University alongside her predecessor Ben Bernanke. 2,217,947 - That's the number of people currently in prison in the United States, which is three times the TOTAL of all developed ...


  13. The "elites" don't get it - no one trusts them anymoreRead the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2016 | MoneyWeek

    ... constituencies, or to overstimulate the economy ahead of elections". But don't worry, says Turner. According to Ben Bernanke, the ex-boss of the US Federal Reserve, "this risk could be controlled by giving independent central banks the authority to ...


  14. Maybe we wouldn't be in this mess if we had bankers at central banks, not academics and politiciansRead the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2016 | South China Morning Post

    ... wrong." Janet Yellen, in particular, has stuck astoundingly long with a bad call initiated by her predecessor, Ben Bernanke, also a full-time academic. The zero interest rate policy of the last eight years in the US has not stimulated demand but it ...


  15. Outside the Box: The Fed has fueled inflation - and it's helping the richRead the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2016 | MarketWatch

    ... and poor, and hollowing out the middle class, according to Arnott and Wu. The authors quote former Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke saying he wanted to create a "wealth effect" by lowering interest rates. Resulting higher asset prices would stimulate the ...


  16. Alan Grayson: At Least They're Not Calling Me HitlerRead the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2016 | CBS Local

    ... High School Sports - including our [] Rep. Alan Grayson (D-FL) listens to Federal Reserve Board Chairman Ben Bernanke testify during a House Financial Services Committee hearing on Capitol Hill on October 1, 2009 in Washington, DC. The committee is ...


  17. Market Snapshot: Fed speakers, data to take over as earnings slow to trickleRead the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2016 | MarketWatch

    ... Fed Chairwoman Janet Yellen is scheduled to appear at Harvard University on Friday , along with former chairman Ben Bernanke. As far as what data will be of interest, Canally said he'll be looking at Markit purchasing manager's index data for May on ...


  18. The Tragic Consequences Of Quantity TheoryRead the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2016 | Seeking Alpha

    On July 21, 2009, then-Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke wrote an op-ed published in the Wall Street Journal seeking to allay any fears over balance sheet expansion. This was all relatively new, and at that time the recovery seemed a good bet and appeared to be underway in many places.


  19. It Used To Be Called Political Economy For A ReasonRead the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2016 | Seeking Alpha

    ... 2012, these proficient technocrats were suddenly caught in the vise of another technocrat's inflated esteem - Ben Bernanke. As if some kind of Golden Age Hollywood comedy, the orthodoxists at Banco suddenly were "forced" by their own actions into ...


  20. Market Extra: Could this post-Fed bond selloff be a repeat of 'taper tantrum'?Read the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2016 | MarketWatch

    A spike in Treasury yields, which posted Wednesday their largest daily jump in five months after the Federal Reserve said it is open to hiking interest rates in June, fueled fears of a repeat of the 2013 "taper tantrum," during which yields skyrocketed as government bonds got hammered. In May 2013, after a mere suggestion of an imminent reduction in bond purchases by then-Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke, panic spread in the bond market, leading the 10-year Treasury yield The news clearly surprised the market, which as recently as last week had all but ruled out the possibility of a rate hike in June.