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Time for Wall Street to bail out Main Street

...testimony before Congress, Federal Reserve chairman Ben Bernanke has warned that U.S. economic recovery is "close...And they're trying to change that." Even Chairman Ben Bernanke is somewhat sympathetic to the message of these protests...
Bernanke must go

...banks in 2008 and 2009 has raised more questions about Ben Bernanke's chairmanship of the Fed. The lending may or may...Fed. If there were any significant accountability, Ben Bernanke would never have become chairman of the Fed in 2006...
Improving US economy leads Fed to ease stimulus

...can be a drag on spending and borrowing.At his final news conference as Fed chairman before he leaves in January, Ben Bernanke managed a delicate balance: He announced a long-awaited and long-feared reduction in the stimulus. Yet he did...
Five sweeping reforms needed to prevent new financial crash culture that brought down the house.Third, big banks must be required to hold more capital. Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke told the FCIC that, in September and October 2008, 12 of the nation's 13 biggest banks were at risk of failure within...
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Outside editorial: Reconfirm Ben Bernanke

The following editorial appeared in the Seattle Times: Ben Bernanke, who has been renominated as chairman of the Federal Reserve by President Obama, should be confirmed by the Senate. Seven of...
Outside editorial: Federal Reserve may be dancing in the dark

...audience, but rarely does it jeer and cheer the same fellow within 24 hours. It gave just that treatment last week to Ben Bernanke, chairman of the Federal Reserve. Sound off on the important issues at He was the street's goat on Tuesday, when...
Outside editorial: Balance the nation's books

...yourselves. That was the main message to emerge last week from the president's deficit reduction commission. Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke and White House budget chief Peter Orszag, among the lead witnesses, warned that a failure to cut federal deficits...
Outside editorial: Fed performs tightrope act to keep economy going

...important issues at It's a remarkable performance, and chances are that it will continue. Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke went before Congress last week and predicted that the American economy will slog along sluggishly through early next...
Households and government caused crisis, not businesses

...unfolded in 2008 was one for the record books, but it differed from that of the 1930s because Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke, Treasury officials and Congress manufactured several trillion dollars of government money and pumped it directly into...
Outside editorial: Give Bernanke another term

...unemployment rose - and remains high - and billions were shoveled into financial institutions to save the system. Ben Bernanke won't get an A-plus for his performance, but he deserves another term. He did well enough to keep the economy...


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