CNBC's Steve Liesman & Rick Santelli look at the economic data leading into the week. The CNBC Fed flash poll: When is QE likely to taper? With Ben White, Politico; Dan Colarusso, Reuters; and Joe Weisenthal, Business Insider.» Read More
Obama told Charlie Rose, host of a PBS interview program, that Bernanke was like longtime FBI Director Robert Mueller, who agreed to stay two years longer in the job than he had planned and is to leave in the coming months. Ben Bernanke's a little bit like Bob Mueller, the head of the FBI- where he's already stayed a lot longer than he wanted or he was supposed to. "
LONDON, June 12- If currency turbulence in emerging markets escalates into full-scale investor flight, the U.S. Given all the obvious influences on Fed policy- domestic inflation, jobless youths, long-term unemployment, stuttering credit creation or banking stability- gyrations on markets from Turkey to South Africa or South Korea may seem tangential.
*TiVo shares tumble after $490 mln settlement with Motorola Mobility, others. NEW YORK, June 7- U.S. stocks rose on Friday, setting the Dow and the S&P 500 indexes on track for a weekly gain, after a jobs report suggested the economy still needs the Federal Reserve's support, soothing some concerns that the Fed might end its stimulus efforts sooner than expected.
*Hiring points to economy still in need of Fed's help. NEW YORK, June 7- U.S. stocks rose on Friday after a jobs report suggested the economy still needs the Federal Reserve's support, soothing some concerns that the Fed might end its stimulus efforts sooner than expected.
NEW YORK, June 7- Wall Street was set for a higher open on Friday after a jobs report suggested the economy still needs the Federal Reserve's support, which quelled fears that the Fed may end its stimulus efforts sooner than expected.
*U.S. nonfarm payrolls seen to have risen 170,000 in May. NEW YORK, June 7- U.S. stock index futures were little changed on Friday amid caution ahead of the closely watched U.S. nonfarm payrolls report, which is likely to provide clues on how soon the Federal Reserve will begin to ease back on its stimulus efforts.
In a wide-ranging interview, Alan Greenspan, former Federal Reserve Board chairman, discusses the stock market's likely reaction to the Fed's tapering policies.
Former Federal Reserve chief Alan Greenspan says the Federal Reserve needs to reduce its quantitative easing efforts now.
If history is any guide, President Barack Obama will pick a candidate to succeed the one-time Princeton University professor sometime during the summer, allowing ample time for the Senate to consider the nominee before a final confirming vote. She began her career as an assistant professor at Harvard in the early 1970 s before shifting over to the Fed.
LONDON, May 31- Sell in May? The Boston- based fund tracker reports redemptions of $224 million from emerging debt in the week to May 29, while equities lost $2.9 billion, their biggest outflow since end-2011.
May 21- Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke is an optimist about economic growth in the coming decades, rejecting "depressing" views about a slowdown to put his faith in collaborative innovation driven by a jackpot culture for inventors. Bernanke, speaking last weekend to graduates at Bard College at Simon's Rock, in Massachusetts, was having nothing of it.
Central banks around the world are repeating the mistakes of former Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan by flooding markets with cheap money, according to Brunel University's Moorad Choudhry.
The slowing growth in prices has further emboldened the Fed to maintain its bond buying.
TORONTO, May 2- It's looking like an unsettling spring in Canadian housing, a market that has proven far more even-keeled and less scary for investors in recent years than in the United States.
As the Fed meets this week, all eyes are on Bernanke as Wall Street is buzzing that he will be leaving soon. Who will take his seat? Here's the one name that keeps coming up.
Janet Yellen is seen as a logical candidate to succeed the Federal Reserve chief Ben Bernanke, but critics remain wary of her stance on inflation.
Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke will miss the annual Jackson Hole monetary policy symposium this year due to a scheduling conflict, skipping the prestigious event for the first time since taking the helm of the central bank in 2006.
Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke will miss the annual Jackson Hole monetary policy symposium this year due to a scheduling conflict, skipping the prestigious event for the first time since taking the helm of the central bank in 2006..
TOKYO/ FRANKFURT, April 18- It is your first day as the new U.S. But playing it could make Ben Bernanke and his global counterparts long for simpler times. "There was a time, not too long ago, when central banking was considered to be a rather boring and unexciting occupation," European Central Bank President Mario Draghi said this week.
The economy seems split in two, with the profits of the nation's largest companies and the stock market soaring as the rest of the economy continues to struggle.