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  • Bernanke Meets Buffett in Role Conceived to Protect Markets

    In November 2009, Senate Banking Committee Chairman Christopher Dodd advanced a radical proposal: to create a super-regulator that would take over most of the bank supervision that had been done by the Federal Reserve System, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. and other agencies.

  • Bernanke Empowered

    The new financial regulation law gives the Federal Reserve chairman the authority to force banks to raise capital and tighten lending -- just as he’s trying to steer monetary policy in the opposite direction.

  • The Market Readies for the Fed's Fall Moves

  • Romney, Perry, Cain Square Off on Economy in Debate (Transcript)

    Republican presidential candidates promised to deliver the leadership that Washington needs to overcome congressional gridlock as they pitched their plans for jobs and taxes and called for the removal of Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke during a debate tonight at Dartmouth College in Hanover, New Hampshire. Participating in the event, sponsored by Bloomberg News and the Washington Post, were former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney; Texas Governor Rick Perry; former pizza magnate Herman Cain; Michele Bachmann, a Minnesota congresswoman; Newt Gingrich, the former House Speaker; Ron Paul, a Texas representative; former Pennsylvania Senator Rick Santorum and former Utah Governor Jon Huntsman. Moderators of the debate included PBS talk show host Charlie Rose, Bloomberg reporter

  • Obama Said Not to Have Begun Bernanke Replacement Search

    Amid speculation over who will succeed Ben Bernanke as Federal Reserve chairman, there are no signs that President Barack Obama has begun a formal search.

  • Bernanke Depression Guru Seeks Roosevelt Well-Being

    Ben S. Bernanke argued for 15 years that the Federal Reserve should announce a numerical inflation target. When he finally got his way in January, the victory allowed the central bank to elevate its other mandate: full employment.

  • Bernanke Was Clear, Fed’s Crystal Ball Is Cloudy

    Shoulda, woulda, coulda. It’s been a week since Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke “surprised” financial markets by telling them exactly what they expected, yet the whining is still going strong.

  • Obama Says Fed Nominee to Keep Bernanke ‘Smart Policies’

    President Barack Obama said the person he nominates to lead the Federal Reserve will maintain the “smart policies” of the current chairman, Ben S. Bernanke.

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