Ben Bernanke

They are increasingly ethnically diverse, more educated and less likely to be married — all factors that make them less likely to own a home, said a new report released Wednesday by Trulia, the online real estate firm. After adjusting for these population changes, younger Americans are actually buying homes at the same rate as they did during the late-1990s. David McNew/Getty Images

US Housing Market Jumps In August

A jump in sales of previously occupied homes and further gains in home construction suggest the U.S. housing recovery is gaining momentum.

09/19/2012

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney speaks at a campaign rally in Fairfax, Va., on Sept. 13, 2012. (credit: NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)

Romney: Bernanke Showing That Obama Is Wrong On The Economy

Republican Mitt Romney is trying to shift the focus of the presidential campaign away from anti-American violence overseas and back to the economy, accusing President Barack Obama of ignoring Chinese trade violations and pointing to a new Federal Reserve effort to bolster the economy as evidence of Obama’s weak policies.

09/14/2012

Ben Bernanke arrives to speak about personal financial education and takes questions from economics and financial teachers after speaking about personal financial education at the Federal Reserve in Washington on Aug. 7, 2012. (credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Bernanke: Economic Recovery Remains ‘Far From Satisfactory’

Chairman Ben Bernanke made clear Friday that the Federal Reserve will do more to boost the economy because of high U.S. unemployment and an economic recovery that remains “far from satisfactory.”

08/31/2012

Bernanke Says He Was Reluctant On AIG Bailout Amid Government Lawsuit credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images

Ben Bernanke: Many Struggle Despite US Recovery

Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke says data that show the U.S. economy in recovery doesn’t fully capture the tough times felt by many.

08/06/2012

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