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  1. Five years ago, yields surged after Federal Reserve chair Ben Bernanke said the central bank might slow asset purchases as the U.S. economy found its footing.

  2. The Inflation Surge

    The Wall Street Journal3 days ago

    The bigger question is whether the Fed is repeating its mistake from the early 2000s when it kept interest rates too low for too long even as the economy surged after the 2003 tax cut. This ...

  3. Flam: Taking beauty off the gold standard

    The MetroWest Daily News8 hours ago

    In his book "The Evolution of Beauty," biologist Richard Prum quotes former Federal Reserve chairman Ben Bernanke to illustrate what he considers an erroneous view of life. "Physical ...

  4. Jerome Powell is the first Federal Reserve chairman in more than a decade to have any background in the private sector. Powell has made it clear within the institution he wants more direct interaction ...

  5. Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said Tuesday that the global economy is recovering strongly for the first time in a decade, but the central bank needs to remain alert to any emerging ...

  6. The US economy is broken. The modest improvement in US businesses — with the economy growing at an acceptable, but not robust pace of around 3 to 4 percent a year — is causing overreactions by the financial markets.

  7. The US Federal Reserve is prohibited by law from carrying out precisely those emergency actions that halted contagion and a worldwide collapse in October 2008. The Dodd Frank Act and the post-Lehman ...

  8. The key lines of defence have held on Wall Street. The S&P 500 index of equities bounced off its 200-day moving average at the end of last week’s brutal sell-off, triggering a surge of buying ...

  9. Figuratively dubbed the “Greenspan put,” it was later referred to as the “Bernanke put,” after his successor Ben Bernanke, following the Fed’s aggressive monetary-policy ...

  10. (Reuters) - U.S. short-term interest-rate futures fell on Wednesday after a government report showed consumer prices rose faster than expected in January. The move points to added conviction ...

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