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  • LAS VEGAS, May 17- Former Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke said on Wednesday that he is "puzzled" by how little markets have reacted to major political risks, and skeptical about the Trump administration's ability to fulfill its pledges to stoke faster growth. "It puzzles me that markets are very blasé about political risk until the last minute," Bernanke...

  • Federal Reserve Board Chairwoman Janet Yellen

    A bigger fed balance sheet may mean better long-term interest rates, but if it's wrong it could mean higher inflation and higher rates.

  • *Greenberg's company Starr plans U.S. Supreme Court appeal. The Federal Circuit Court of Appeals in Washington said Greenberg's Starr International Co had no legal right to challenge the bailout because that right belonged to AIG, which chose not to sue. David Boies, Starr's lawyer, said "we respectfully disagree" with the decision and they would appeal to the U.S....

  • May 9- A federal appeals court threw out a ruling that the U.S. government illegally bailed out insurer American International Group Inc during the 2008 financial crisis, in a defeat for former chief executive officer Maurice "Hank" Greenberg. The Federal Circuit Court of Appeals in Washington said on Tuesday that Greenberg's Starr International Co lacked...

  • The Federal Circuit Court of Appeals in Washington, D.C. reversed a lower court ruling that the government committed an "illegal exaction" by receiving a 79.9 percent AIG stake in exchange for an $85 billion loan from the Federal Reserve Bank of New York. In June 2015, it won a pyrrhic victory when Judge Thomas Wheeler of the Federal Court of Claims ruled that while...

  • James Bullard, president and CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis.

    Continued strong demand for safe assets along with sluggish growth in the U.S. workforce will hold down U.S. interest rates for the foreseeable future, Bullard said.

  • For former Wall Street banker Kevin Warsh, who served as a Fed governor at the time of the financial crisis, the economic recovery is characterized by bloated central bank balance sheets, financial risks, and a hidebound institution that needs new approaches. Warsh, a Wall Street lawyer by training rather than one of the Phd economists who have come to dominate...

  • For former Wall Street banker Kevin Warsh, who served as a Fed governor at the time of the financial crisis, the economic recovery is characterized by bloated central bank balance sheets, financial risks, and a hidebound institution that needs new approaches. " Warsh, a Wall Street lawyer by training rather than one of the Phd economists who have come to dominate...

  • For former Wall Street banker Kevin Warsh, who served as a Fed governor at the time of the financial crisis, the economic recovery is characterized by bloated central bank balance sheets, financial risks, and a hidebound institution that needs new approaches. Warsh, a Wall Street lawyer by training rather than one of the Phd economists who have come to dominate...

  • For former Wall Street banker Kevin Warsh, who served as a Fed governor at the time of the financial crisis, the economic recovery is characterized by bloated central bank balance sheets, financial risks, and a hidebound institution that needs new approaches. " Warsh, a Wall Street lawyer by training rather than one of the Phd economists who have come to dominate...

  • President Donald Trump speaks during an interview with Reuters in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, U.S., April 27, 2017.

    Wall Street shuddered as President Trump, for the first time as resident of the White House, mused that he was considering breaking up the largest banks.

  • Former Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke.

    "I think they're aiming for something in the vicinity of $2.3 to $2.8 trillion," former Fed Chair Ben Bernanke tells CNBC.

  • Ben Bernanke

    The border adjustment plan is "very interesting," former Fed Chair Ben Bernanke tells CNBC interview.

  • Ben Bernanke: 3% rate seems 'reasonable' here

    Former Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke, shares his thoughts on interest rates, the U.S. economy, and Janet Yellen.

  • Ben Bernanke: Defending Fed's balance sheet

    Former Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke, weighs in on the Federal Reserve's balance sheet. I don't think it will go back to pre-crisis levels, says Bernanke.

  • Ben Bernanke: GDP leaves a lot of numbers out

    Former Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke, talks about making changes in technical data to GDP, and improving the nation's infrastructure. You see a lot of countries where their infrastructure is a lot better than here, says Bernanke

  • Ben Bernanke: Huge partisan divide about economy

    Former Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke, talks about the way people from different politcial parties are looking at the economy.

  • Ben Bernanke: Fed policy has been factor in cyclical recovery

    Former Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke, weighs in on low interest rates and how Fed policy has helped working class people.

  • Ben Bernanke: The Fed is not political

    Former Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke, shares his thoughts on how political partisanship has prompted critism of the Federal Reserve.

  • Former Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke.

    If he were to bet on whether the economy would break the 3 percent barrier, Bernanke said, "I would take the under on that."