Some Federal Reserve officials think the economy is improving fast enough that the Fed will soon need to signal a change in the extraordinary support it's been providing the economy in the form of ultra-low interest rates. Janet Yellen's speech this Friday could shine a greater light on the Federal Reserve's next steps.
'I want people to understand what we knew, when we knew it, how we made decisions and how we dealt with the enormous economic uncertainty,' Bernanke said of his book.
Stocks jumped Tuesday after Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said she would continue the central bank's market-friendly, low-interest rate policies. It's a positive shift for the stock market, which had its worst January since 2010 as concerns about growth in China and the US sent investors shifting from stocks to bonds.
How she will run the world's largest central bank differently than Ben Bernanke and what has shaped her views.