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Bernanke Economy

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AP | MARCY GORDON | Posted 08.24.2012 | Business

WASHINGTON -- Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke makes clear in a letter to a House lawmaker that he thinks the Fed can do more to bolster the econ...

Ben Bernanke: 'This Situation Will Be Difficult To Turn Around Quickly'

Reuters | Posted 07.10.2012 | Business

* Post-crisis bank caution hurts mortgage lending * Bernanke sees no quick change in lending practices * Future of home-...

Fed Chair Hints At Possible Need For Additional Stimulus

AP | PAUL WISEMAN and MARTIN CRUTSINGER | Posted 10.26.2011 | Business

JACKSON HOLE, Wyo. — Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke has a message for Congress: Do more to stimulate hiring and growth – or risk de...

World Stocks Unsteady As Investors Await 'Any News' From Ben Bernanke

AP | CARLO PIOVANO | Posted 10.26.2011 | Business

LONDON — European and U.S. stocks recovered earlier losses Friday after Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke signaled no new steps to boost the...

Bernanke Speech Unlikely To Unveil Major Program, Economists Say

AP | By CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER | Posted 10.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON -- Many on Wall Street hope Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke will unveil a new effort Friday to boost the economy in a highly anticipa...

Out Of Amo To Boost Jobs: Analysis

Alister Bull and Jonathan Spicer | Posted 10.03.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON/NEW YORK By Alister Bull and Jonathan Spicer – The United States has a jobs problem and there's not a lot President Barack Obama or F...

Bernanke: Economic Outlook 'Inherently Uncertain,' But Fed May Act

AP | JEANNINE AVERSA | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

JACKSON, Wyo. — Ben Bernanke is struggling to build consensus among Federal Reserve officials about what steps are needed – if any –...