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Gulf News
Draghi confronts crux of QE effect in countdown to policy exitcurrent approach echoes the strategy the Fed used in its third QE programme fro
Gulf News / Posted 12 hours ago
current approach echoes the strategy the Fed used in its third QE programme from 2012 to 2014. While then-Chairman Ben Bernanke was able to calibrate the stimulus based on incoming data, his first suggestion that purchases might be tapered... Read more
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SKY News
Jackson Hole anticipation ramps up in the Cityworld's investors and media, although it has evolved into that. Ms Yellen's tw
SKY News / Posted yesterday
world's investors and media, although it has evolved into that. Ms Yellen's two immediate predecessors, Alan Greenspan and Ben Bernanke, both used Jackson Hole to indicate at future shifts in policy and, since the financial crisis, this has become... Read more
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Newsmax
Fed Officials Split in July Over Inflation Worriesoccurred in 2013 when bond rates temporarily spiked when markets were caught by
Newsmax / Posted 3 days ago
occurred in 2013 when bond rates temporarily spiked when markets were caught by surprise by comments from then-Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke that the Fed was contemplating moves to reduce the size of its monthly purchases of bonds. The Fed's balance... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
Fed officials split in July over inflation worriesoccurred in 2013 when bond rates temporarily spiked when markets were caught by
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 3 days ago
occurred in 2013 when bond rates temporarily spiked when markets were caught by surprise by comments from then-Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke that the Fed was contemplating moves to reduce the size of its monthly purchases of bonds. The Fed's balance... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Fed officials split in July over inflation worriesoccurred in 2013 when bond rates temporarily spiked when markets were caught by
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 3 days ago
occurred in 2013 when bond rates temporarily spiked when markets were caught by surprise by comments from then-Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke that the Fed was contemplating moves to reduce the size of its monthly purchases of bonds. The Fed's balance... Read more
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4d
Market Watch
Dudley’s comments on Cohn raise eyebrows among Fed watchersobvious why Yellen is not reappointed given her performance,” said Gertler, who
Market Watch / Posted 4 days ago
obvious why Yellen is not reappointed given her performance,” said Gertler, who often collaborated with former Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke. He said the Fed community, writ large, is hoping that Yellen gets a second four-year term. In contrast, Cohn... Read more
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4d
Market Watch
The Fed’s idiosyncratic excuses for inflation’s ‘anomalies’ are wearing thinthe short-term rate, current and expected, is a key determinant of the long-ter
Market Watch / Posted 4 days ago
the short-term rate, current and expected, is a key determinant of the long-term rate. Then came Greenspan’s successor, Ben Bernanke. He blamed a “global savings glut” for the stability of long-term rates during the 2004-2006 tightening cycle —... Read more
9d
Newsmax
Fed Taper Plan Brings Risk to Mortgage Debt Unseen in TreasuriesFreddie Mac and Ginnie Mae, concluding a program that created money for these c
Newsmax / Posted 9 days ago
Freddie Mac and Ginnie Mae, concluding a program that created money for these companies to funnel into U.S. home lending. Ben Bernanke, Yellen’s predecessor as Fed chief, began the purchases in January 2009 following a surge in mortgage spreads... Read more
10d
Channel 4 News
Brink of collapse – how the global financial crisis beganto step in and boost money flows, so that deal making could resume as normal.
Channel 4 News / Posted 10 days ago
to step in and boost money flows, so that deal making could resume as normal. But back then, Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke was confident that despite the increasing number of mortgage defaults “no serious harm would be done to the US... Read more
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Market Watch
A debt-limit showdown minus the ‘default’ theatrics?time,” even as other payments could be delayed, according to transcripts of a c
Market Watch / Posted 10 days ago
time,” even as other payments could be delayed, according to transcripts of a conference call convened by then-Fed chairman Ben Bernanke on Aug. 1, 2011. (Transcripts of Fed meetings are released with a five-year lag.) Congress raised the debt... Read more
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Income Investors
How Safe is Your Retirement From Washington?that they can find better returns elsewhere. Needless to say, low rates spell
Income Investors / Posted 11 days ago
that they can find better returns elsewhere. Needless to say, low rates spell bad news for retirees. The Barack Obama/Ben Bernanke era of zero-percent rates destroyed nest eggs, robbing seniors of the interest needed to fund a modest... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Former Central Banker Comes Clean: The Bond Bubble is About to Burst… when stocks were in their single largest bubble in 100 years. The next year,
Zero Hedge / Posted 12 days ago
… when stocks were in their single largest bubble in 100 years. The next year, the market crashed. As Fed Chair in 2007, Ben Bernanke claimed the subprime mortgage meltdown was “contained” and the effects would not “spillover” into the... Read more
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The Berkeley Daily Planet
Full Text of All Articles The Berkeley Daily Planetrate. This rate tells us what percent of adults is in the labor force, that is
The Berkeley Daily Planet / Posted 14 days ago
rate. This rate tells us what percent of adults is in the labor force, that is either working or actively looking for work. Ben Bernanke, a former chairman of the Federal Reserve, testified in Congress that unemployment may be higher than the... Read more
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The Berkeley Daily Planet
Our quicksand economy. Categoryrate. This rate tells us what percent of adults is in the labor force, that is
The Berkeley Daily Planet / Posted 14 days ago
rate. This rate tells us what percent of adults is in the labor force, that is either working or actively looking for work. Ben Bernanke, a former chairman of the Federal Reserve, testified in Congress that unemployment may be higher than the... Read more
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Fortune
Congress Gets Ready to Kill Dodd-Frank, But Parts Might Be Worth Keepingpowers granted in the OLA as a government bailout. “When Lehman Brothers was te
Fortune / Posted 15 days ago
powers granted in the OLA as a government bailout. “When Lehman Brothers was teetering on the brink, [then-Fed Chairman] Ben Bernanke and [then-Treasury Secretary] Hank Paulson had two basic choices, both of which were terrible,” Blinder said.... Read more
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Market Watch
Fed’s Rosengren says ‘taper tantrum’ unlikely to result from shrinking balance sheeton the yield of the U.S. 10-year Treasury note TMUBMUSD10Y, -1.65% in 2013—a dr
Market Watch / Posted 16 days ago
on the yield of the U.S. 10-year Treasury note TMUBMUSD10Y, -1.65% in 2013—a dramatic move in that asset—when then-Chairman Ben Bernanke discussed the tapering of Fed bond purchases for the first time. Rosengren ducked a question on the exact... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Hussman Hammers "Mad Hatter" Bernanke's "Hypervalued Financial Markets"crisis has not been materially different than what one could have projected usi
Zero Hedge / Posted 17 days ago
crisis has not been materially different than what one could have projected using wholly non-monetary variables). Rather, Ben Bernanke, in his self-appointed role as Mad Hatter, was convinced that offensively hypervalued financial markets - that... Read more
19d
Market Watch
Financial crisis policy response is making the housing market less equal, report arguescentral bank expects, it could wreak havoc on the market, Petrou notes. That’s
Market Watch / Posted 19 days ago
central bank expects, it could wreak havoc on the market, Petrou notes. That’s happened before. In 2013, when then-chair Ben Bernanke told investors that the Fed would eventually start to taper its bond buying, mortgage rates surged by a full... Read more
22d
The Manila Times
Trump’s Fed contenders: Yellen again or Gary Cohnmost Fed chairs have served two terms, even when the White House changes partie
The Manila Times / Posted 22 days ago
most Fed chairs have served two terms, even when the White House changes parties. Yellen’s predecessor, Ben Bernanke, was picked by Republican George W. Bush and kept on by Obama. Paul Volcker was tapped by Democrat Jimmy Carter... Read more
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22d
The Hill
Tale of the tape: Who should head the Fed, Yellen or Cohn?unnamed candidates. What would be the strengths and weaknesses of each of these
The Hill / Posted 22 days ago
unnamed candidates. What would be the strengths and weaknesses of each of these possible Fed chairs? Janet Yellen, like Ben Bernanke before her, is a distinguished academic economist. She did not have experience in the private financial sector... Read more
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22d
Reuters
High-flying euro may run into rough weathermore than seven years, according to Reuters data, a sign that positions are bec
Reuters / Posted 22 days ago
more than seven years, according to Reuters data, a sign that positions are becoming stretched. And then there is history. Ben Bernanke, then the Federal Reserve Chairman, caused a "taper tantrum" when he signaled in May 2013 it was time to stop... Read more
23d
TheBull
Trump's Fed contenders: Yellen again or Gary Cohnmost Fed chairs have served two terms, even when the White House changes partie
TheBull / Posted 23 days ago
most Fed chairs have served two terms, even when the White House changes parties. Yellen's predecessor, Ben Bernanke, was picked by Republican George W. Bush and kept on by Obama. Paul Volcker was tapped by Democrat Jimmy Carter... Read more
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25d
Weekly Times
Yellen and Cohn possible Fed chair picks"I've gained great respect for Gary working with him," the paper quoted Trump a
Weekly Times / Posted 25 days ago
"I've gained great respect for Gary working with him," the paper quoted Trump as saying on Tuesday. Yellen took over from Ben Bernanke as Fed chair in February 2014 with the US economic recovery from the 2008 financial crisis still on shaky... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Yellen and Cohn possible Fed chair picks"I've gained great respect for Gary working with him," the paper quoted Trump a
The Courier Mail / Posted 25 days ago
"I've gained great respect for Gary working with him," the paper quoted Trump as saying on Tuesday. Yellen took over from Ben Bernanke as Fed chair in February 2014 with the US economic recovery from the 2008 financial crisis still on shaky... Read more
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News.com.au
Yellen and Cohn possible Fed chair picks"I've gained great respect for Gary working with him," the paper quoted Trump a
News.com.au / Posted 25 days ago
"I've gained great respect for Gary working with him," the paper quoted Trump as saying on Tuesday. Yellen took over from Ben Bernanke as Fed chair in February 2014 with the US economic recovery from the 2008 financial crisis still on shaky... Read more
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25d
Zero Hedge
Central Bankers 'Are' The Crisisto the world at large. The crisis was largely his doing, but he has escaped jus
Zero Hedge / Posted 25 days ago
to the world at large. The crisis was largely his doing, but he has escaped just about all the blame for it. Good PR. With Ben Bernanke, an alleged academic genius on the Great Depression, as Greenspan’s replacement, the Fed just kept going and... Read more
25d
The Columbian
Trump weighs replacing Yellen with ex-Goldman execwas chosen to be Fed chair by President Barack Obama, she became the first woma
The Columbian / Posted 25 days ago
was chosen to be Fed chair by President Barack Obama, she became the first woman to lead the central bank, succeeding Ben Bernanke in 2014. Trump said Cohn, who was present for the interview, didn’t know he was under consideration for the Fed... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Trump floats Gary Cohn for Fed chief — or maybe he'll keep Janet YellenYellen was chosen to be Fed chair by then-President Obama, she became the first
Los Angeles Times / Posted 25 days ago
Yellen was chosen to be Fed chair by then-President Obama, she became the first woman to lead the central bank, succeeding Ben Bernanke in 2014. Trump said Cohn, who was present for the interview, didn't know he was under consideration for the Fed... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Trump weighs replacing Fed Chair Yellen with ex-Goldman execwas chosen to be Fed chair by President Barack Obama, she became the first woma
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 25 days ago
was chosen to be Fed chair by President Barack Obama, she became the first woman to lead the central bank, succeeding Ben Bernanke in 2014. Trump said Cohn, who was present for the interview, didn’t know he was under consideration for the Fed... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
Trump weighs replacing Fed Chair Yellen with ex-Goldman execwas chosen to be Fed chair by President Barack Obama, she became the first woma
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 25 days ago
was chosen to be Fed chair by President Barack Obama, she became the first woman to lead the central bank, succeeding Ben Bernanke in 2014. Trump said Cohn, who was present for the interview, didn't know he was under consideration for the Fed... Read more
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FOX Business
Trump weighs re-nominating Yellen or choosing Cohn insteadwas chosen to be Fed chair by President Barack Obama, she became the first woma
FOX Business / Posted 25 days ago
was chosen to be Fed chair by President Barack Obama, she became the first woman to lead the central bank, succeeding Ben Bernanke in 2014. Trump said Cohn, who was present for the interview, didn't know he was under consideration for the Fed... Read more
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FOX Business
Trump weighs re-nominating Yellen or choosing Cohn insteadwas chosen to be Fed chair by President Barack Obama, she became the first woma
FOX Business / Posted 25 days ago
was chosen to be Fed chair by President Barack Obama, she became the first woman to lead the central bank, succeeding Ben Bernanke in 2014. Trump said Cohn, who was present for the interview, didn't know he was under consideration for the Fed... Read more
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28d
Brisbane Times
Scaramucci brings Wall Street pitchman skills to White Houseannual conference in Las Vegas where some of Wall Street's biggest names mingle
Brisbane Times / Posted 28 days ago
annual conference in Las Vegas where some of Wall Street's biggest names mingle with political notables like Joe Biden and Ben Bernanke. The firm he founded, SkyBridge Capital, gathers money from investors and hands it over to other hedge funds to... Read more
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WA Today
Scaramucci brings Wall Street pitchman skills to White Houseannual conference in Las Vegas where some of Wall Street's biggest names mingle
WA Today / Posted 28 days ago
annual conference in Las Vegas where some of Wall Street's biggest names mingle with political notables like Joe Biden and Ben Bernanke. The firm he founded, SkyBridge Capital, gathers money from investors and hands it over to other hedge funds to... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Scaramucci brings Wall Street pitchman skills to White House annual conference in Las Vegas where some of Wall Street's biggest names mingle
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 28 days ago
annual conference in Las Vegas where some of Wall Street's biggest names mingle with political notables like Joe Biden and Ben Bernanke. The firm he founded, SkyBridge Capital, gathers money from investors and hands it over to other hedge funds to... Read more
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28d
The Age
Scaramucci brings Wall Street pitchman skills to White House annual conference in Las Vegas where some of Wall Street's biggest names mingle
The Age / Posted 28 days ago
annual conference in Las Vegas where some of Wall Street's biggest names mingle with political notables like Joe Biden and Ben Bernanke. The firm he founded, SkyBridge Capital, gathers money from investors and hands it over to other hedge funds to... Read more
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Business Standard India
Scaramucci brings Wall Street pitchman skills to White Houseannual conference in Las Vegas where some of Wall Street’s biggest names mingle
Business Standard India / Posted 28 days ago
annual conference in Las Vegas where some of Wall Street’s biggest names mingle with political notables like Joe Biden and Ben Bernanke. The firm he founded, SkyBridge Capital, gathers money from investors and hands it over to other hedge funds to... Read more
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29d
Zero Hedge
How The Elites Betrayed Working-Class Americadeals that guarantee to make him a winner again. He has no idea that he was se
Zero Hedge / Posted 29 days ago
deals that guarantee to make him a winner again. He has no idea that he was set up by his own elite. Former Fed chiefs Ben Bernanke and Alan Greenspan got their pictures on the cover of Time magazine. Most people think they are heroes, not... Read more
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Business Insider
The new White House communications director will bring the storm Trump wantsGuests have ranged from Karl Rove to Vice President Joe Biden, from Appaloosa f
Business Insider / Posted 29 days ago
Guests have ranged from Karl Rove to Vice President Joe Biden, from Appaloosa founder David Tepper to former Fed Chair Ben Bernanke — Lenny Kravitz and The Killers have performed. And so it isn't hard to imagine a man with this kind of... Read more
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Op-Ed News
Janet Yellen, facing Ben Bernanke's boomerangverdict is mixed, as of today, but worrisome if one looks to the future. In tri
Op-Ed News / Posted 30 days ago
verdict is mixed, as of today, but worrisome if one looks to the future. In triggering this policy in November 2008, Ben Bernanke, then Governor of the Federal Reserve Bank, tossed a boomerang to his successor, Janet Yellen. Quantitative... Read more
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Business Insider
Goldman Sachs could be about to tighten its stranglehold on global marketsshift from presidential advisor to Fed chair would not, in itself, represent a
Business Insider / Posted 30 days ago
shift from presidential advisor to Fed chair would not, in itself, represent a break with protocol. "Arthur Burns did it. Ben Bernanke did it. Arguably Janet Yellen herself did it as a former CEA chair [under Bill Clinton,” said Ted Truman, a... Read more
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Newsmax
Bill Gross Warns of Recession Risk if Highly Levered Economies Hike Ratesconsequences lurking in the shadows of future years," Gross said. He was refer
Newsmax / Posted 30 days ago
consequences lurking in the shadows of future years," Gross said. He was referring to Yellen's predecessor at the Fed, Ben Bernanke, European Central Bank President Mario Draghi and Bank of Japan head Haruhiko Kuroda. Economists John Taylor... Read more
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Reuters
Bill Gross warns of recession risk if highly levered economies hike ratesconsequences lurking in the shadows of future years," Gross said. He was refer
Reuters / Posted 30 days ago
consequences lurking in the shadows of future years," Gross said. He was referring to Yellen's predecessor at the Fed, Ben Bernanke, European Central Bank President Mario Draghi and Bank of Japan head Haruhiko Kuroda. Economists John Taylor... Read more
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