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Bernanke: More Stimulus ‘on the Table’

More »Federal Reserve Chairman Ben S. Bernanke said unemployment is still “far too high” and the Fed may take further steps to boost growth, such as buying mortgage bonds or changing the way it communicates its policy goals to the publi...
by Penny Stock DD on Nov 2, 2011

Bernanke to Occupy Wall Street: ‘I get it’

More »Federal Reserve Chairman Ben S. Bernanke says he has sympathy for the Occupy Wall Street movement’s “dissatisfaction” with the economy. But he also said his critics were misguided if they believed that Fed policy has been motiva...
by Penny Stock DD on Nov 2, 2011

Bernanke: Fed Prepared to Take Action to Boost Growth

More »Federal Reserve Chairman Ben S. Bernanke said the central bank stands ready to take additional steps to boost U.S. growth and cautioned lawmakers against budget moves that would harm a “sluggish” recovery. The Fed “will continue...
by Penny Stock DD on Oct 4, 2011

Markets watch as Fed opens meeting

More » As the Federal Reserve begins a two-day meeting Tuesday, the backdrop is drearily familiar: Job growth in the United States faltering, the outlook increasingly hazy, the world economy at risk. And once again, the eyes of the world wi...
by Penny Stock DD on Sep 19, 2011

U.S. Stocks Retreat as Bernanke Avoids Offering New Growth Plans

More »U.S. stocks fell, after the biggest advance in two weeks for benchmark gauges, as Federal Reserve Chairman Ben S. Bernanke disappointed investors by not detailing new plans to boost growth in the world’s largest economy. The Standar...
by Penny Stock DD on Sep 8, 2011

U.S. Stocks Retreat as Bernanke Avoids Offering New Growth Plans

More »U.S. stocks fell, after the biggest advance in two weeks for benchmark gauges, as Federal Reserve Chairman Ben S. Bernanke disappointed investors by not detailing new plans to boost growth in the world’s largest economy. The Standar...
by Penny Stock DD on Sep 8, 2011

Key economic events for the week of Sept. 5

More »The highlight in economic news this holiday-shortened week will be a speech by Federal Reserve Chairman Ben S. Bernanke.The Institute for Supply Management releases its index of activity for the nation’s service businesses. The surv...
by Penny Stock DD on Sep 4, 2011

Key economic events for the week of Sept. 5

More »The highlight in economic news this holiday-shortened week will be a speech by Federal Reserve Chairman Ben S. Bernanke.The Institute for Supply Management releases its index of activity for the nation’s service businesses. The surv...
by Penny Stock DD on Sep 4, 2011

Bernanke and Buffett try the feel-better approach

More »Squeezed into a corner, Ben S. Bernanke tried a classic escape tactic: Create a diversion. With financial markets hoping for something of substance in the Federal Reserve chairman’s speech on the economy Friday, Bernanke ins...
by Penny Stock DD on Aug 30, 2011

Adopt economic policies to propel growth: Bankers

More » Central bankers gathered at an annual retreat in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, this weekend had a message for political leaders:monetary policy alone can’t keep the global expansion going.  Federal Reserve Chairman Ben S Bernanke...
by Penny Stock DD on Aug 29, 2011

Bernanke urges Obama, Congress to strengthen recovery The Federal Reserve chairman blames the nasty debt-limit battle for disrupting the markets and ‘probably the economy as well.’ He encourages job creation, tax cuts and federal spending.

More »Reporting from Washington— Federal Reserve Chairman Ben S. Bernanke, insisting that the long-term U.S. economic prospects remain good, took aim at Washington policymakers for causing upheaval in financial markets and failing to do t...
by Penny Stock DD on Aug 27, 2011

Bernanke urges Obama, Congress to strengthen recovery The Federal Reserve chairman blames the nasty debt-limit battle for disrupting the markets and ‘probably the economy as well.’ He encourages job creation, tax cuts and federal spending.

More »Reporting from Washington— Federal Reserve Chairman Ben S. Bernanke, insisting that the long-term U.S. economic prospects remain good, took aim at Washington policymakers for causing upheaval in financial markets and failing to do t...
by Penny Stock DD on Aug 27, 2011

Markets Will Look for Hints in Bernanke’s Words

More »When the Federal Reserve chairman speaks at an annual gathering in Jackson Hole, Wyo., this Friday, markets will be searching for something, anything, that indicates whether more stimulus is on the way. It was just a year ago, after a...
by Penny Stock DD on Aug 24, 2011

Markets Will Look for Hints in Bernanke’s Words

More »When the Federal Reserve chairman speaks at an annual gathering in Jackson Hole, Wyo., this Friday, markets will be searching for something, anything, that indicates whether more stimulus is on the way. It was just a year ago, after a...
by Penny Stock DD on Aug 24, 2011

Yen, Franc Weaken Amid Speculation Japan, Switzerland Ready to Intervene

More »The yen retreated from near its postwar record against the dollar and the Swiss franc weakened amid speculation policy makers in both countries will seek to curb gains in their currencies that are hurting exporters. The yen was set fo...
by Penny Stock DD on Aug 22, 2011

Yen, Franc Weaken Amid Speculation Japan, Switzerland Ready to Intervene

More »The yen retreated from near its postwar record against the dollar and the Swiss franc weakened amid speculation policy makers in both countries will seek to curb gains in their currencies that are hurting exporters. The yen was set fo...
by Penny Stock DD on Aug 22, 2011

Treasury Rally Pushes Yields to Record Lows

More »Treasuries surged, pushing yields on five-, seven- and 10-year notes to historic lows, as investors sought a refuge on concern U.S. growth is slowing and Europe’s sovereign-debt crisis is getting worse. Yields on 30-year bonds dropp...
by Penny Stock DD on Aug 20, 2011

Treasury Rally Pushes Yields to Record Lows

More »Treasuries surged, pushing yields on five-, seven- and 10-year notes to historic lows, as investors sought a refuge on concern U.S. growth is slowing and Europe’s sovereign-debt crisis is getting worse. Yields on 30-year bonds dropp...
by Penny Stock DD on Aug 20, 2011

Yen Climbs to Postwar Record Amid Global Slowdown Concern; Franc Advances

More »The yen rallied to the strongest level since World War II versus the dollar as the U.S. economic slowdown and Europe’s debt crisis stoked concern global growth is slumping, bolstering the refuge appeal of Japan’s currency. The fra...
by Penny Stock DD on Aug 19, 2011

Stocks Halt 3-Day Slump on Bernanke, China

More »Stocks rallied, halting the worst three-day global slump since March, after U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman Ben S. Bernanke said he’s prepared to provide more stimulus if needed and China’s economic growth beat estimates. Irish bond...
by Penny Stock DD on Jul 13, 2011


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