Bernanke Says He Was Reluctant On 2008 AIG BailoutFormer Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke etched a portrait Friday of his initial reluctance to have the central bank rescue American International Group Inc. in 2008. But he ultimately came to believe the $85 billion bailout loan to the company was needed to avert a shock to the financial system.
'I Want People To Understand What We Knew': Former Fed Chair Bernanke Writing MemoirBen Bernanke, who stepped down last month after eight years as chairman of the Federal Reserve, is planning a memoir.
Investors, Experts To Scrutinize Yellen's Words For Fed Policy CluesWhen Janet Yellen makes her first public remarks Tuesday since succeeding Ben Bernanke as Federal Reserve chair, her every word will come under scrutiny.
Yellen Sworn In As First Female Fed Chair During Brief CeremonyJanet Yellen has been sworn in to succeed Ben Bernanke, becoming the first woman to lead the Federal Reserve in its 100-year history.
Bernanke: 2014 Could Be Better Year for U.S. EconomyFederal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke said Friday that factors which have kept the economy from accelerating appear to be abating, and he predicted stronger growth in 2014.
Jobs Report To Help Show If US Economy Is For Real The U.S. economy is growing faster, corporate profits are rising and companies are laying off the fewest workers in six years.
Obama Nominates Yellen to Succeed Bernanke at Federal ReservePresident Barack Obama has nominated Janet Yellen, the Federal Reserve's vice chair, to be chairman of the nation's powerful central bank, succeeding Ben Bernanke.
Fed Front-Runner Yellen Viewed As An IndependentJanet Yellen is now the clear front-runner to be nominated as chair of the powerful Federal Reserve and her status as President Barack Obama's second choice, while awkward, could ultimately serve as an asset during confirmation and in the central bank's top job.
Bette Midler Tweets Larry Summers Turned 'Bankers Into Pimps'Bette Midler wouldn't normally be expected to trumpet her opinion on who should be the next chairman of the Federal Reserve.
Obama: Don't Believe Everything You Read In The Huffington PostPresident Barack Obama is not a fan of The Huffington Post.
Obama: Next Fed Head Should Promote Policy For Average AmericansPresident Barack Obama says his next Fed chairman should take ordinary people into account when setting monetary policy.
Bernanke: Fed Increasing Financial Monitoring The Federal Reserve has broadened its oversight beyond banks and now monitors a wide-range of financial institutions that could hasten another financial crisis, Chairman Ben Bernanke said Friday.