Topic: Ben Bernanke
Government economists claim the economy would be worse without their stimulus package. We'll never know.
09/08/2010 03:07 pm
Central bankers have faced today's crisis before. But their new weapon, quantitative easing, could make the mess worse.
09/05/2010 07:05 am
The Fed has used every tool at its disposal, but can't jump-start the stalled economy.
09/02/2010 10:40 am
The Japanese accept economic decline with grace. Should we follow their example?
09/01/2010 07:30 pm
Lowering the cost of capital will only help corporations with their wave of mergers and acquisitions, meaning more pink slips for everyone else.
09/01/2010 10:02 am
While experts argue over semantics - 'Great Recession' vs. 'Contained Depression', the economy continues collapsing.
08/28/2010 11:50 am
The Democratic National Committee posted a YouTube video Friday that showcases the 'tea party' connections of some GOP candidates and suggests that they are far to the right of the ‘sensible center.’
08/27/2010 08:49 pm
Ben Bernanke, chairman of the Federal Reserve, expressed tempered optimism about the economy in a major speech Friday. Stocks rose slightly following his comments.
08/27/2010 02:19 pm
US GDP grew at a 1.6 percent pace in the second quarter, less than the original 2.4 percent estimate. Surging imports and the end of homebuyer tax credits contributed to the change.
08/27/2010 12:30 pm
The Dow drops below 10,000 as investors struggle to figure out if the economy can generate new jobs or whether it will dip back into recession.
08/26/2010 08:54 pm