The lion's share of the reserves went into U.S. treasuries and mortgage-backed securities, causing Alan Greenspan and Ben Bernanke to muse about the conundrum of bond yields failing to rise as the Federal Reserve lifted short-term interest rates in the ...
Fed's finally ready — or not?
Charleston Post Courier
And Fed Chair Janet Yellen has continued those familiar “coming soon” notices since Ben Bernanke, her predecessor, stepped down early in 2014. Of course, the Fed reasonably links raising rates to raised confidence in an ongoing economic recovery of ...
WSJ Compares Yellen's 18 Months to Bernanke's
As she approaches the 18-month mark, how has her time at the helm compared with the early experience of her predecessor, Ben Bernanke? She inherited a weaker economy in the wake of the 2007-09 recession, but oversaw rapid improvement by several ...
Ben Bernanke dishes on Fed, presidents and baseball at Boston finance conference
Boston Business Journal
Ben S. Bernanke, the former chairman of the Federal Reserve, was in Boston on Tuesday morning for LPL Financial's (Nasdaq: LPLA) Focus conference, which has brought thousands of investment advisers to the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center.