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In other news on Tuesday, in Syria, fighting between government forces and rebels escalated in Damascus. Hundreds of people fled into neighboring Turkey and Jordan, where the British foreign secretary toured the scene. Also, Mitt Romney accused President Obama of…
Bernanke: Fed Was "Too Optimistic" About Recovery…
Tom Ashbrook interviews Paul Krugman about Federal Reserve chairman Ben Bernanke.
In other news Thursday, Defense Secretary Leon Panetta said the U.S. is near its limit in patience on waiting for Pakistan to root out the al-Qaida-linked Haqqani network. Also, nearly 2,000 former pro football players are suing the National Football…
Newly released transcripts from the Federal Reserve's 2006 meetings reveal the extent of what Chairman Ben Bernanke and his colleagues actually knew as the country was about to hit the cusp of the financial crisis. Ray Suarez discusses the board's…
In Wroclaw, Poland on Friday, European Union economic leaders gathered to discuss the economic crisis facing Europe. Jeffrey Brown discusses what's next for the eurozone with The Economist Magazine's Zanny Minton Beddoes.
In hopes of further revamping the Fed's secretive image, Chairman Ben Bernanke held the first-ever regularly scheduled news conference in its 98-year history. Jeffrey Brown discusses his remarks with Columbia University's Joseph Stiglitz and Matthew Slaughter, who served on the…
In other news Wednesday, the government of Iran warned organizers of a rally to support Egyptian protesters that their event is a political act that threatens to divide Iran. In northern Iraq, three car bombings killed at least seven people…
By Elizabeth Shell
"The Fed chairman's message, though scholarly in tone, was unusually blunt," wrote the Wall Street Journal, "laying blame for inflationary pressures in emerging markets and for tensions over currencies on countries like China." The Financial Times underscored another…
For a speech by a Federal Reserve Chairman, Ben Bernanke's remarks on "global rebalancing" certainly weren't designed to fly under the radar. "The Fed chairman's message, though scholarly in tone, was unusually blunt," wrote the Wall Street Journal,…
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