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CNBC is nominating the top 25 most influential leaders in business. CNBC's Kayla Tausche, Kate Kelly and Mary Thompson share their opinions on Bill Gross, George Soros and other big players.
Peter Schiff says gold is set to go "straight up." He's just not sure when.
NEW YORK, Feb 3- Former Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke began his new job at the Brookings Institution on Monday, wasting no time getting back to work just three days after ending his tenure as head of the world's most powerful central bank.
Jan 30- Ben Bernanke did not hesitate when asked whether he was confident that his signature response to the Great Recession would work. "Well, the problem with QE is that it works in practice but it doesn't work in theory," the head of the U.S. They have already led to a quadrupling of the Fed's balance sheet to $4 trillion.
*Senate votes 56-26 to confirm Fed vice chair for top job. WASHINGTON, Jan 6- Janet Yellen, a key force behind the Federal Reserve's unprecedented and controversial efforts to boost the U.S. economy, was confirmed by the Senate on Monday to lead the central bank just as it begins to unwind that stimulus.
*Senate voteS 56-26 to confirm Fed vice chair for top job. WASHINGTON, Jan 6- Janet Yellen, a key force behind the Federal Reserve's unprecedented and controversial efforts to boost the U.S. economy, was confirmed by the Senate on Monday to lead the central bank just as it begins to unwind that stimulus.
*Treasuries set for 3rd- worst year in 40 years- Barclays. NEW YORK, Dec 31- Benchmark U.S. "U.S. bond market performance in 2013 was all about the Fed," said Guy LeBas, chief fixed income strategist at Janney Montgomery Scott in Philadelphia.
One hundred years ago the Federal Reserve Act was signed, giving the United States exactly what it didn't need: a central bank.
Dec 20- Janet Yellen cleared a key Senate procedural hurdle on Friday that all but assures her place as the next chair of the Federal Reserve as it begins to map its way out of unconventional policy territory. The Senate voted to move forward with Yellen's nomination, and final approval is expected on Jan. 6.
Three Fed chairmen from different eras: Paul Volcker, Ben Bernanke and Alan Greenspan. CNBC's Steve Liesman provides insight.
Dec 16- The Federal Reserve must clearly explain its decisions to Americans and convince them that the policies are in their interest, Chairman Ben Bernanke said on Monday without specifically discussing monetary policy or the U.S. economy.
Looking back on 100 years of the Federal Reserve, with Ylan Mui, The Washington Post; Greg Ip, The Economist; and CNBC's Larry Kudlow and CNBC's Steve Liesman.
The Federal Reserve is marking 100 years today with speeches from all living Fed Chairmen: Paul Volcker, Alan Greenspan and Ben Bernanke. Ylan Mui, The Washington Post; Greg Ip, The Economist; and CNBC's Larry Kudlow, discuss.
Jim Pethokoukis of the American Enterprise Institute, and Don Luskin, Trend Macro CIO, discuss who presented the stronger argument in former Fed chair Alan Greenspan and former Treasury Undersecretary John Taylor "bubble blame" debate. Luskin declares Taylor the winner.
Markets tend to slide when a new Fed chair takes over. Coincidence ... or curse?
LONDON, Nov 20- Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke, who has steered the U.S. economy through the worst financial crisis and recession in many generations, has received a glowing review from economists for his overall performance two months before he steps down.
LONDON, Nov 17- For all the fevered speculation about when the Federal Reserve will begin scaling back its monetary stimulus, market volatility has been taking a leisurely nap, suggesting investors see no major shocks on the horizon to derail their bets.
Janet Yellen will be forced to defend the Fed when she faces senators later this week, but critics have little hope of sinking her nomination.
Nominated by President Barack Obama to succeed Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke when his term expires in January, Yellen will have to endure plenty of heated anti-Fed rhetoric from Republicans on Thursday, when she appears before the Senate Banking Committee.
Nov 1- Sandra Pianalto, a quietly ardent supporter of Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke, turned some heads this month when she came out against the central bank's recent decision to keep pumping so much money into the U.S. economy.