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Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke

Hot New Real Estate Trend

Mary Buffett | Posted 10.22.2014 | Business
Mary Buffett

In good times and bad, home ownership remained a safe bet even when the contours of life changed. Then everything went to hell.

What Your Broker Won't Tell You About the Housing Recovery?

D. Sidney Potter | Posted 10.08.2014 | Money
D. Sidney Potter

There's a reason they're called salesmen. And consequently, converting the non-believers has always been an occupational job hazard for salesmen.

Nearly Half Of Americans Don't Know Who Janet Yellen Is

The Huffington Post | Jillian Berman and Emily Swanson | Posted 10.14.2013 | Business

She may be poised to become the most powerful woman in U.S. history, but many Americans don’t know who Janet Yellen is. In a recent HuffPost/YouG...

3 Sexist Reasons Why People Don't Want Janet Yellen To Run The Fed

The Huffington Post | Jillian Berman | Posted 08.07.2013 | Business

In recent months, Janet Yellen has emerged as one of two top candidates to take control of the Federal Reserve when Ben Bernanke steps down. Though so...

Mark Gongloff

Bernanke Drives Interest Rates Higher, Then Shifts Blame

HuffingtonPost.com | Mark Gongloff | Posted 07.19.2013 | Business

Ben Bernanke just can't stop finding good things to say about the economy. He'll make them up if he has to. The Federal Reserve chairman, appearing...

Mark Gongloff

Ben Bernanke Takes Credit For Stopping A Market Bubble

HuffingtonPost.com | Mark Gongloff | Posted 07.11.2013 | Business

If you think financial markets have been chaotic lately, then Ben Bernanke has just one thing to say to you: You're welcome. The Federal Reserve Ch...

Mark Gongloff

Heckuva Job, Bernanke: Bond Market Suffers Biggest Sell-Off In 50 Years On Fed Panic

HuffingtonPost.com | Mark Gongloff | Posted 06.24.2013 | Business

When Ben Bernanke speaks, the bond market listens. And panics, lately. Bond prices have plunged -- sending interest rates, which move in the opposi...

Mark Gongloff

Thanks, Ben! Dow Suffers Biggest Drop Of 2013

HuffingtonPost.com | Mark Gongloff | Posted 06.21.2013 | Business

Does it feel unusually hot to you today? That is because all of your money is on fire, thanks to the Federal Reserve. And it didn't have to be thi...

Mark Gongloff

Bernanke Rattles Markets

HuffingtonPost.com | Mark Gongloff | Posted 06.20.2013 | Business

Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke sent tremors through U.S. financial markets on Wednesday when he announced that the Fed plans to pull back on it...

Here's How The Federal Reserve Might Ruin Your Summer

Reuters | Posted 07.26.2013 | Business

By Luciana Lopez NEW YORK, May 26 (Reuters) - Have your summer vacation all booked? Hoping to ignore your phone for a while, feeling s...

Mark Gongloff

Bernanke: U.S. Is Taking Wrong Approach To Debt

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...

Bye Bye, Bernanke?

AP | CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER | Posted 06.22.2013 | Business

WASHINGTON — Ben Bernanke is intensifying speculation that this year will be his last as Federal Reserve chairman by deciding to skip the Fed's ...

Mark Gongloff

Bernanke Surrenders To Elizabeth Warren On Too Big To Fail

HuffingtonPost.com | Mark Gongloff | Posted 03.21.2013 | Business

Lest there was any doubt, Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke made it loud and clear on Wednesday: The problem of too-big-to-fail banks is still a m...

Mark Gongloff

Warren vs. Bernanke Over 'Too Big To Fail'

HuffingtonPost.com | Mark Gongloff | Posted 02.27.2013 | Business

Newly minted Sen. Elizabeth Warren on Tuesday showed why big banks are not her biggest fans, grilling Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke about the ...

Bernanke Urges Congress To Raise Debt Ceiling

Reuters | Posted 03.16.2013 | Business

(Corrects quote in third paragraph to say "to raise the debt ceiling" instead of "to avoid the debt ceiling") ANN ARBOR, Mich., Jan 14...

Bernanke: Fed Can't Save Economy From Fiscal Cliff

The Huffington Post | Mark Gongloff | Posted 12.12.2012 | Business

If the U.S. economy goes over the fiscal cliff, there's really nothing the Federal Reserve can do to help. Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke repeated that ...

Next In Line For Bernanke's Job Is Going To Have It Tough

Reuters | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business

* U.S. central bank adopting series of policy guidelines * Next on agenda: economic thresholds to guide rate hikes * Bernanke expected to st...

The Next Big 'Headwind'

Reuters | Posted 01.06.2013 | Business

* Result eases uncertainty about Fed, regulation * Stocks could struggle early, bonds rise By Rodrigo Campos and Steven ...

11 Lies About The Federal Reserve

The Huffington Post | Bonnie Kavoussi | Posted 10.08.2012 | Business

The Federal Reserve has a lot of haters, and those haters are spreading some rumors. Texas Governor Rick Perry echoed many conservatives' sentimen...

Donald Trump: Federal Reserve 'Creating Phony Numbers'

Posted 09.13.2012 | Business

Everyone’s favorite CEO with an unfortunate haircut has some things he would like you to know about the Federal Reserve and its decision to use mone...

Bernanke: Americans 'Continue To Struggle'

Reuters | Posted 10.06.2012 | Business

WASHINGTON, Aug 6 (Reuters) - Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke said on Monday that although broad measurements of the economy point to recovery...

Mark Gongloff

Bernanke Passes The Buck On Rate Scandal

HuffingtonPost.com | 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 May Hint At Boosting Economy During Congressional Testimony

AP | MARTIN CRUTSINGER | Posted 09.15.2012 | Business

WASHINGTON — Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke sketched a bleak picture of the U.S. economy Tuesday – and warned it will darken furthe...

Many Foreclosure Victims Making Speedy Return To Homeownership

Reuters | Posted 07.16.2012 | Business

By Jilian Mincer NEW YORK, May 16 (Reuters) - When Jennifer Anderson's family could no longer afford their mortgage an...

Goldman Backlash Good News For Volcker Rule

Reuters | Posted 05.15.2012 | Business

* Departing exec's editorial calls out treatment of clients * Reform advocates say shows need for tough Volcker rule * S...