Articles Tagged 'Ben S. Bernanke'
G.O.P. Says Fed Action Could Hurt Economy
ByÂ BINYAMIN APPELBAUM, The New York Times
WASHINGTON â€” House Republicans pressed the Federal Reserve chairman,Â Ben S. Bernanke, on Wednesday to forswear additional actions to stimulate growth, warning that the results would be counterproductive.
Mr. Bernanke avoided commitments during two days of Congressional testimony, butÂ he told a Senate committee on TuesdayÂ that the Fed was prepared to expand … READ MORE
Geithner did not show evidence of rigged Libor, British bank official says
ByÂ Zachary A. GoldfarbÂ andÂ Jia Lynn Yang,Â Washington Post
READ MORE Federal Reserve Chairman Ben S. BernankeÂ told lawmakers Tuesday that the central bank did all it was required to do after learning in 2008 of theÂ maÂnipuÂlaÂtion of the Libor interest rate, including notifying counterparts in Britain.
But Bank of England Governor Mervyn King, addressing Parliament earlier in the day,
Bernanke: Spending cuts wonâ€™t boost jobs
ByÂ Patrice Hill,Â The Washington Times
Federal Reserve ChairmanÂ Ben S. Bernanke on Wednesday rejected an argument frequently made by Republican deficit hawks that immediate,… READ MORE
House provision on Fed rejected
By Patrice Hill, The Washington Times
Congressional negotiators on Wednesday jettisoned a House amendment that threatened to interfere with the Federal Reserve’s anti-inflation efforts while… READ MORE
Senate calls for audit of three years of Fed deals
By Stephen Dinan, The Washington Times
Senators demanded Tuesday to be let in on what they called the most secretive, powerful federal agency in existence,… READ MORE
Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke sounds a warning on growing deficit
By Neil Irwin and Lori Montgomery
Washington Post Staff Writer
Federal Reserve Chairman Ben S. Bernanke warned Wednesday that Americans may have to accept higher… READ MORE