Editorial: Remembering a true friend of liberty
Many may not know that Ben Bernanke, who stepped down this year as chairman of the Federal Reserve, brought the U.S. through the Great Recession using monetary principles he gleaned from Mr. Friedman. The policy of expanding the supply of money ...
German unemployment and retail sales figures being released this morning
While it was always suggested that Chairwoman Janet Yellen is even more dovish than her predecessor Ben Bernanke, I don't think everyone quite realised just how much more dovish a leader she would actually be. Yesterday's statement was extremely ...
Ford CEO on Capitol Hill urging tough line on currency
The Detroit News
Last year, then-Federal Reserve chairman Ben Bernanke said Japan is not manipulating its currency. Rep. Sander Levin, D-Royal Oak, said Fields “emphasized the importance of the Trans-Pacific Partnership “to be done right for the auto industry.”.
FOMC Meeting: Fed Keeps Same Narrative, Taper Proceeds – but Markets Move
That will end a massive stimulus program that began in September 2012 under former Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke, aimed to help hold down long-term interest rates and kick-start a slowly growing economy. It began as a monthly purchase of $40 billion in ...