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Bernanke Testimony

It's All About Ben

Nick Beecroft | Posted 07.23.2013 | Business
Nick Beecroft

Wednesday's prepared testimony by Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke to the Joint Economic Committee of Congress seemed to start out as a bravura effort designed to silence recent chatter about the Fed's so-called 'exit strategy' i.e. the 'tapering' off of its quantitative easing program.

Mark Gongloff

Bernanke: U.S. Is Taking Wrong Approach To Debt | Mark Gongloff | Posted 05.22.2013 | Business

Sure, Ben Bernanke is worried about the U.S. government's debt problem. He just thinks we're going about solving it the wrong way. Unfortunately, t...

Mark Gongloff

Bernanke Passes The Buck On Rate Scandal | Mark Gongloff | Posted 07.17.2012 | Business

The Fed's strategy in dealing with the Libor scandal is clear: Pass the buck early and often. Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke followed that p...

Bernanke To Congress: Spend More Now!

The Huffington Post | Mark Gongloff | Posted 06.07.2012 | Business

Here's something you don't see every day: A Republican-appointed Federal Reserve Chairman telling Congress to spend more money. Well, not exactly -...

Bonnie Kavoussi

Ben Bernanke: Long-Term Unemployment Crisis Altering Job Market For The Worse | Bonnie Kavoussi | Posted 11.08.2012 | Business

Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke said Tuesday that record levels of long-term unemployment will alter the U.S. job market for the worse for the f...

Bernanke Tells FCIC: 'Too Big To Fail' Problem Must Be Solved

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke told a panel investigating the financial crisis that regulators must be ready to shutter the ...

Moving the Senate Banking Committee to "No" on Bernanke

David Sirota | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
David Sirota

Thanks to a bipartisan effort to stop the reappointment of Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke, there's a slim -- but distinct -- possibility that his reappointment can actually be successfully thwarted.

Bernanke's Real Message About Budget Deficits

Robert Reich | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Robert Reich

Has Ben Bernanke suddenly become a deficit hawk? In remarks to the House Budget Committee he sounded like one -- calling on Congress to come up with a plan to restore fiscal balance.

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Huffington Post | Alex Leo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

Original Caption: U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke testifies before the Joint Economic Committee on Capitol Hill May 5, 2009 in Washington, ...

Bernanke, Geithner Testify On Bank Plan, AIG (LIVE VIDEO)

The Huffington Post/MSNBC | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner, Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke and William Dudley, president of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, appe...

Bernanke Asks For Nationalization "Framework," Graham Pushes Point

Huffington Post | Julie Satow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

There are signs that the Obama administration and Congress are looking at taking their role in propping up the banking industry one step closer to nat...

Bernanke: Recession Should End in 2009, 2010 "Will Be A Year Of Recovery"

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

From The Wall Street Journal... scroll down for live video from the hearing: U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke said Tuesday that the recessi...

Bernanke Appears Before Senate Banking Committee (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke faces questions from the Senate Banking Committee Tuesday. His testimony comes a day after the government mo...

Rush Transcript of the Senate Banking Committee Hearing with Paulson and Bernanke

Lauren Kirchner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Lauren Kirchner