The former Fed chairman also says the central bank faces "a tough call" on whether or not it should raise interest rates.» Read More
What will define his legacy is whether the Fed went far beyond its central mandates and in doing so laid the groundwork for peril ahead.
WASHINGTON— Former Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke says the U.S. economy is outperforming Europe at the moment because the Fed moved more quickly and aggressively to fight the 2008 financial crisis than Europe did. In his opinion piece, Bernanke was critical of the fact that for too long, the Fed was the only game in town in terms of pursuing efforts to get...
The former Federal Reserve chief also said there's been too much reliance on the Fed, and other policymakers in the government need to step up.
CNBC's Steve Liesman reports on what Ben Bernanke thinks of how the Fed is handling policy as the world faces slower growth.
Frederic Mishkin, former Federal Reserve Board Governor and Columbia University economics professor, weighs in on Ben Bernanke's thoughts on the Fed.
Reflecting on the financial crisis, Ben Bernanke tells CNBC he was most troubled by the knowledge this firm was going to fail.
Former Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke, is out with his new book "The Courage to Act."
Former Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke, weighs in on potential systemic risk from a slowing China.
Former Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke, weighs in on the Fed's plan to raise short-term interest rates, in watching the unemployment rate.
Former Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke, reflects on the Federal Reserve's actions in 2008, during the bailout of AIG, and collapse of Lehman Brothers.
Former Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke, reflects on his decision making in 2008 regarding the collapse of Lehman Brothers.
Former Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke, discusses the link between monetary policy and financial stability. "It's self-defeating to use the wrong monetary policy," Bernanke says.
Former Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke, confronts one critic Stan Druckenmiller, who said in 2013 "Ben Bernanke is running the most inappropriate monetary policy in the history of the developed world."
Former Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke, discusses the risks with low inflation.
Former Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke, shares his reaction to last week's news the U.S. economy only added 142,000 jobs in September. Bernanke weighs in on the headline on his op-ed in the Wall Street Journal.
Former Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke discusses low economic growth in the U.S., and what it has to do with monetary policy.
Former Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke, joins "Squawk Box" Monday morning in his first live television interview since leaving Washington.
WASHINGTON, Oct 4- Former Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke said in a newspaper interview published on Sunday that more corporate executives should have been prosecuted for their actions leading up to the 2008 financial crisis. Bernanke told USA Today that the U.S. Justice Department and other law enforcement agencies focused on investigating or...
WASHINGTON— Former Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke says some Wall Street executives should have gone to jail for their roles in the financial crisis that gripped the country in 2008 and triggered the Great Recession. But in an interview with USA Today published Sunday, Bernanke said he thinks that in addition to the corporations, individuals should...
WASHINGTON— Ben Bernanke recalls the September weekend in 2008 when regulators sought desperately but in vain to save the investment bank Lehman Brothers as a "terrible, surreal moment." "We were staring into the abyss," the former Federal Reserve chairman writes of the tense negotiations, led by Timothy Geithner, then head of the New York Fed, and Henry Paulson, then...