Ben Bernanke

Tim Geithner, Ben Bernanke and Hank Paulson dealt a catastrophic blow to public faith in American institutions.
Donald Trump gave away the store at the wrong time, warns ex-Fed chairman.
For a more recent and covert example of a real-life crime, scroll forward 600 years to the reign of an over-educated economist
The third instance, during August, of attempting to create a false narrative that could well become a "legend," if not corrected
This week the central bank of Japan continues its unprecedented adventures in qualitative and quantitative easing. In the absence of true structural reforms, the burden of boosting Japan's economy has fallen upon the shoulders of Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda.
A summit of the four living U.S. central bank chiefs generated a surprising amount of agreement.
The article focused on Fortress Investment's Peter Briger, a/k/a "king of debt" a/k/a "junkyard dog," a man who scored big by buying up the so-called "distressed assets" that banks didn't want and were willing to sell off cheap. So, if you're one of millions of struggling homeowners be afraid, be very afraid.
One month after the economy began to collapse in September 2008, the Bernanke Fed started paying private banks for their excess reserves that they are not required to hold.
Ben Bernanke thinks that more corporate executives should have faced prosecution for the 2008 financial crisis.
"Now a financial firm is of course a legal fiction; it's not a person. You can't put a financial firm in jail."
Timothy Geithner's bank stress test is worthy of the Noble Prize in Economics and is the most important financial innovation in two decades. Having spent decades abating and resolving financial crises around the world, he was able, willing and ready to abate and resolve our own Wall Street Crash of 2008.
NEW YORK -- Today, developing countries and emerging markets are saying to the U.S. and other rich nations: If you will not live up to your development aid promises, at least get out of the way and let us create an international architecture for a global economy that works for the poor, too.
The former central banker speaks out against austerity.
America's currency includes a wide range of paper notes, and there have been plenty of notable American women. So there is no excuse for the exclusion of women from U.S. bills. Our money reflects our ideals and values as a nation; it also should reflect our diversity as a people.
Doesn't the 76th Secretary of Treasury have better things to do than to diminish the presence of our 1st and most distinguished Secretary of Treasury?