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Ben Bernanke

  1. the national interest
    Bernanke Stops Being Polite, Starts Getting RealBen Bernanke drops truthbomb on Wall Street Journal editorial page, no survivors.
  2. Helicopter Ben Makes It Rain — for HimselfThe revolving door turns again, with the former Fed chairman headed to a hedge fund. 
  3. fed up
    The Fed Chairmanship Race Is a Bad Romantic ComedyPresident Obama has to choose between the charismatic jerk and the quiet hero.
  4. fed up
    Why Did the Stock Market Fall Today?The eternal question.
  5. to taper or not to taper
    Ben Bernanke Is Wall Street’s Security BlanketHis job has become reassuring the market.
  6. scandal-stained wretches
    Bloomberg Reporters Spied on Geithner, BernankeAnd probably a lot of other important people.
  7. fednomics
    Wall Street Is Losing Its War With the Fed Over BonusesAnd there’s nothing banks can do about it.
  8. club fed
    The Fed Puts on Its Superman Cape and Decides to Fix UnemploymentThe central bank implemented the so-called Evans Rule.
  9. qe-uh-oh
    The Markets May Not Have Ben Bernanke to Kick Around AnymoreThe Fed chairman is planning to leave even if Obama wins reelection, according to Andrew Ross Sorkin.
  10. the curious case of benjamin bernanke
    The Absolute Moron’s Guide to QE3Buckle your seatbelts.
  11. today in wise graybeards
    Stock Tease: What Ben Bernanke Said, and What Wall Street HeardThe Fed chairman is playing hard-to-get.
  12. business
    Video: What the Fed Did Today (Translated Into English)We made you a video!
  13. college
    Bernanke: Worried About Interest Rates, Rate-My-Professor RankingThink he gets the little chili pepper much?
  14. white men with money oversight
    The Fed Really Couldn’t Comprehend Economics in 2006Recently released transcripts from 2006 are “embarrassing,” to say the least.
  15. white men with kindles
    Ben Bernanke Is an Ordinary American HomeownerBut an extraordinarily committed reader.
  16. federally reserved
    Ben Bernanke on Occupy Wall Street: ‘I Can’t Blame Them’Rick Perry is going to be pissed.
  17. the national interest
    How Republicans Learned to Despise the FedThe GOP has embraced what used to be called, dismissively, “Fed bashing.”
  18. federally reserved
    Ben Bernanke: Sometimes a Speech Is Just a SpeechNo policies announced in Jackson Hole today.
  19. the fed speaks
    Fed Expected to Announce Modest Boost Next FridayCould be simple confirmation that Fed plans to maintain $2.8 trillion portfolio for time being.
  20. rick rolling
    Rick Perry Calls Ben Bernanke ‘Almost Treasonous,’ Not Sure About President Obama’s Patriotism [Updated]The Federal Reserve chairman might want to stay out of Texas for a while.
  21. downgradepocalypse
    Ben Bernanke and Fed Promise Low Rates Amid Stock Market Roller Coaster [Updated]A bad day for the faint of heart.
  22. literary aspersions
    ‘Sniffling’ Jamie Dimon Heckles Ben BernankeThe JP Morgan CEO reveals his “great fear.”
  23. secret tarpies
    Ben Bernanke Gave Wall Street an Unbelievably Sweet Interest Rate on That Secret $80 Billion LoanSay thank you, Goldman Sachs and Credit Suisse.
  24. the coming econopocalypse
    The Dollar Is at Its Lowest Since July 2008Bernanke is under pressure.
  25. managed expectations
    Ben Bernanke Tries to Harsh Your Unemployment MellowBernanke’s Charlie Brown face explained.
  26. the greatest recession
    Turns Out, the Financial Crisis Was Totally Avoidable“The greatest tragedy would be to accept the refrain that no one could have seen this coming.”
  27. fi-cri fallout
    Incidentally, the Federal Reserve Really Did Save the World Back in 2008Without the bailout, McDonald’s wouldn’t have opened and your phone service might have stopped.
  28. early and often
    This Is What Ben Bernanke Looks Like When He’s ‘Taking Aim’The Federal Reserve chairman really gave it to China today.
  29. international intrigue
    Ben Bernanke Calls Out ChinaThe Fed chief tells the world to blame the other guys for slowing down the global economy.
  30. early and often
    Republicans Plan Defeat of Successful Stimulus PlanGoddamn if they’re going to let this administration save the economy.
  31. managed expectations
    Ben Bernanke Makes the Stock Market Happy, a Day LateWhen he announced $600 billion in new Fed spending on Wednesday, the markets didn’t blink. Why did they soar on Thursday?
  32. managed expectations
    Inflation, Here We Come?Ben Bernanke promises to spend $600 billion so America doesn’t turn Japanese.
  33. managed expectations
    Everyone Expects Inflation (the Fed Is Working!)People buy treasuries at negative interest rates, betting on a flood of new money.
  34. people who are doing their part to disempower the name hitler
    Hedge-Fund Manager Compares Ben Bernanke to Hitler“To me, the parallels are ominous.”
  35. managed expectations
    Bernanke: Fed Will Do What It Can to Help Stimulate the EconomyBut don’t go looking at him to solve everyone’s problems.
  36. the money machine
    Is Ben Bernanke Worried About Deflation?It looks like it, if you squint hard enough.
  37. eeyore
    Federal Reserve Acknowledges Recovery Isn’t Going As Well As It Would LikePlans to reinvest proceeds from mortgage-backed securities into Treasuries.
  38. eeyore
    Bernanke: Things Are Better, But Also Still BadThe Fed chairman is still cautiously pessimistic.
  39. cautious pessimism
    Depressive Bernanke Brings Down MarketsEeyore strikes again.
  40. the end of the great recession
    Ashton Kutcher Has Been Named ‘President of Pop Culture’ at PopchipsGet it? “Pop”?
  41. waiting for reform
    And Now, a Picture of Ben Bernanke, a Mountain Range, and a Leopard-Spotted RiverIn which the Fed chairman contemplates reform.
  42. pop quiz
    Hipster or Bureaucrat?A pop quiz.
  43. early and often
    The Federal Reserve Is Not Ready to Make a Commitment… to saying the economy has recovered.
  44. the greatest depression
    Dodd Introduces Bill to Jump-start Financial Reform, Sets Aggressive TimelineThe Fed might be getting bigger.
  45. dear leader
    People Who Bought Alan Greenspan Portraits Now Wish Him DeadPaintings of the former Fed chairman are being put out of sight.
  46. the great recession
    Bernanke Will Raise the Interest Rate When the Time Is RightHe has to wait for the Signs.
  47. the man of the hour
    Ben Bernanke Has Been Confirmed for a Second TermBy a healthy margin.
  48. early and often
    Fed Chairman Bernanke Expected to Be Reconfirmed TodayIt’ll be a squeaker.
  49. band of brothers
    White House Economic Team Hugs It OutAfter an awkward week, the healing begins.
  50. man of the eleventh hour
    Bernanke Confirmation Faces Last-Minute HurdlesThe Fed chairman is facing opposition from both sides.
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