Ben Bernanke

Jennifer Rubin: Thank Bush And Paulson For Saving U.S. From Great Depression
The Washington Post's Jennifer Rubin admits we were heading into a second Great Depression when President Obama took office, but says give Bush and Paulson credit for saving us, not the stimulus package. Read more...
Yellen Confirmed As Fed Chairwoman
Janet Yellen is the first female chair of the Fed in its 100-year history. Read more...
Larry Summers Confirmation Hearing Would Be A Political Nightmare
Wouldn't this nomination be more trouble than it's worth? Read more...
Larry Summers Is 'The Great Unifier' -- Of Those Who Oppose Him
It takes a special kind of magic to bring together groups this diverse. Larry Summers has it. Read more...
Feinstein: Woman As Head Of Fed Would Be 'Very Positive Thing' For Obama Administration
We've already discussed here some of the reasons why Larry Summers would make a terrible choice for head of the Federal Reserve. Sen. Elizabeth Warren, among others have signed a letter backing his rival for the position, Janet Yellen instead, and this Sunday, her colleague Sen. Diane Feinstein voiced her support for Yellen as well. Read more...

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A former Bloomberg employee has revealed that he accessed information on the terminals of Federal Reserve chairman Ben Bernanke and former Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner. The employee didn't say specifically what he was looking at, but that it concerned usage of specific functions. Read more...
Elizabeth Warren and Elijah Cummings aren't willing to let the feds cover up for crooked mortgage servicers. Read more...
At this point, I think anything that the Fed does is like voodoo. It almost doesn't matter if it works, as long as the market thinks it does: The Federal Reserve said it will expand its holdings of long-term securities with open-ended Read more...
Since Mike Huckabee pretends to be a religious man and a Christian, maybe someone could remind him of this quote from Matthew 19:24 before he does another show on Fox carrying water for rich people as he did here. I tell you the truth, it is hard Read more...
From this Saturday's Up With Chris Hayes, Chris asks a provocative question about the Fed's unwillingness to do more about unemployment in America: Hayes: Is Ben Bernanke trying to get Mitt Romney elected president?: On Thursday, Federal Reserve Read more...