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  • DIARY-Top Economic Events to Nov 7 Tuesday, 27 Oct 2015 | 8:01 PM ET

    WASHINGTON- International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde and U.S. economist Larry Summers discuss inequality- 2300 GMT. LONDON- Former Federal Reserve chief Ben Bernanke speaks at London School of Economics on his new book, "The Courage to Act: A Memoir of a Crisis and its Aftermath"- 1830 GMT. LONDON- Bank of England's Executive Director for...

  • The Fed's next move? Negative interest rates Monday, 26 Oct 2015 | 7:00 AM ET

    Michael Pento says he's convinced the Fed's next move will be to take interest rates negative. Here's why.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Oct 26- Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen, praised as an adept listener and consensus builder, may need to adopt a stronger tone at this week's policy meeting if she expects to keep a December interest rate rise in play. Yellen's inclusive style has been tested recently by two fellow governors who publicly appeared to disagree with her view, shared...

  • Why aren't GOP candidates blaming the Fed? Thursday, 22 Oct 2015 | 12:01 PM ET
    Republican presidential candidates (L-R) U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX), Ben Carson, Donald Trump and Jeb Bush participate in the presidential debates at the Reagan Library on September 16, 2015 in Simi Valley, California.

    Democrats blame Wall Street for the economy's slow growth, says Judy Shelton. But the GOP should blame the Fed, and here's why.

  • DIARY-Top Economic Events to Nov 3 Wednesday, 21 Oct 2015 | 8:01 PM ET

    LONDON- UK Finance Minister George Osborne appears before Treasury Committee to discuss Bank of England Bill- 0900 GMT. LONDON- Bank of England Deputy Governor for Financial Stability Jon Cunliffe speaks at the British Bankers Association international banking conference. LIVERPOOL- Bank of England Director of General Insurance, Prudential Regulation...

  • Fed should be audited: Rand Paul Monday, 19 Oct 2015 | 6:23 AM ET
    Fed should be audited: Paul Rand

    CNBC's John Harwood sits down with Republican presidential candidate Rand Paul to discuss why he thinks Congress should be able to look at the Federal Reserve's books.

  • DIARY-Top Economic Events to Oct 30 Friday, 16 Oct 2015 | 8:01 PM ET

    CHICAGO- The board of governors of the Federal Reserve System, the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency and the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation hold a joint meeting on the Economic Growth and Paperwork Reduction Act of 1996 regulations- 1400 GMT. RICHMOND- Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond President Jeffrey Lacker speaks on "Early Childhood...

  • DIARY-Top Economic Events to Oct 29 Thursday, 15 Oct 2015 | 8:01 PM ET

    MILAN, Italy- Italian Economy Minister Pier Carlo Padoan, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development President Suma Chakrabarti and World Bank Director General Sri Mulyani Indrawati speak at the Finance for Food conference in Milan. CHICAGO- The board of governors of the Federal Reserve System, the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency and the...

  • DIARY-Top Economic Events to Oct 28 Wednesday, 14 Oct 2015 | 8:01 PM ET

    ST LOUIS- Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis President James Bullard gives opening remarks before the 40th Annual Fall Policy Conference hosted by the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis- 1430 GMT. WASHINGTON- Federal Reserve Bank of New York President William Dudley participates in a conversation on "How the Federal Reserve should decide on the appropriate level...

  • BOSTON, Oct 13- Ben Bernanke, who as Federal Reserve chairman steered the United States through its worst financial crisis in modern times, said on Tuesday that ballooning U.S. student loans do not pose the same threat to the financial system as housing loans did. "The student loan situation is a risk, but a different kind of risk," Bernanke said, when asked how...

  • Bernanke: Fed may want to heed market view on rates Wednesday, 7 Oct 2015 | 9:46 AM ET
    Ben Bernanke, chairman of the Federal Reserve.

    The former Fed chairman also says the central bank faces "a tough call" on whether or not it should raise interest rates.

  • Richard Fisher: Fed's long-term play Tuesday, 6 Oct 2015 | 8:08 AM ET
    Richard Fisher: Fed's long-term play

    Former Dallas Fed CEO Richard Fisher, discusses the Fed's policy on rates and the overall health of the U.S. economy. And Barry Sternlicht, Starwood Capital CEO, weighs in.

  • Richard Fisher: Yellen will determine Bernanke's fate

    Former Dallas Fed CEO Richard Fisher, shares his thoughts on former Fed Chairman Bernanke's remarks on interest rates and provides insight to the central bank's hesitancy to raise rates. And Barry Sternlicht, Starwood Capital CEO, weighs in.

  • Bernanke confronts Fed critics Monday, 5 Oct 2015 | 2:16 PM ET
    Bernanke confronts Fed critics

    CNBC's Steve Liesman discusses the Ben Bernanke interview, which happened earlier in the day on Squawk Box.

  • Bernanke's legacy: A Fed that did too much? Monday, 5 Oct 2015 | 2:06 PM ET
    Ben Bernanke

    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.

  • Ben Bernanke: No hurry to hike Monday, 5 Oct 2015 | 11:33 AM ET
    Ben Bernanke

    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.

  • Bernanke walks fine line in discussing curerent policy

    CNBC's Steve Liesman reports on what Ben Bernanke thinks of how the Fed is handling policy as the world faces slower growth.

  • Benanke a hero, Fed has one big problem: Mishkin Monday, 5 Oct 2015 | 10:30 AM ET
    Benanke a hero, Fed has one big problem: Mishkin

    Frederic Mishkin, former Federal Reserve Board Governor and Columbia University economics professor, weighs in on Ben Bernanke's thoughts on the Fed.

  • Ben Bernanke: Here's my worst moment as Fed chief Monday, 5 Oct 2015 | 10:07 AM ET
    Ben Bernanke

    Reflecting on the financial crisis, Ben Bernanke tells CNBC he was most troubled by the knowledge this firm was going to fail.

  • Bernanke: My worst moment Monday, 5 Oct 2015 | 8:58 AM ET
    Bernanke: My worst moment

    Former Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke, is out with his new book "The Courage to Act."