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Federal Reserve Chairman Bernanke

Big Ben Again: Obama to Reappoint Bernanke as Fed Chairman

Jill Schlesinger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Jill Schlesinger

By reappointing Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke to another term, President Obama has chosen to dance with the devil he knows -- that's a good idea.

Oil's Largest One-Day Gain On Record: Thank You, Mr. Bernanke

Raymond J. Learsy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Raymond J. Learsy

Basically, Bernanke signaled to the markets and the world at large that high prices were not an issue for this government, nor would they be as oil prices moved higher still.