Ben Bernanke


  • US Economy Could Recover Much Sooner Than Expected Thursday, 9 Apr 2009 | 11:55 AM ET

    You've heard all the gloom and doom. Now here's some good news: the economic recovery could happen much sooner—and be much stronger—than anyone thought possible.

  • Text: FOMC Minutes Wednesday, 8 Apr 2009 | 2:13 PM ET
    The Federal Reserve headquarters in Washington, DC.

    Below are the minutes released by the Federal Open Market Committee after its Mar. 17-18 meeting:

  • Threat of Oil Price Spike Remains: Former Shell Exec Wednesday, 8 Apr 2009 | 11:24 AM ET

    Although oil prices should remain low for the next three to six months, the threat of surging prices remains, according to John Hofmeister, former Shell president and CEO of U.S. operations.

  • Stocks Close Out Wild Week on Positive Note Friday, 3 Apr 2009 | 4:40 PM ET

    Stocks turned mildly positive as investors looked to close out the week's rally on a positive note.

  • How To Read Ben Friday, 3 Apr 2009 | 1:46 PM ET

    Ben Bernanke just gave a speech where he made it clear that he will use all tools available to him to stabilize markets and to promote the extension of credit.

  • Businessman

    Contract workers are becoming a permanent fixture in the economy that is likely to continue even after the recession is over.

  • Futures Slip After Jobs Report; RIM Soars Friday, 3 Apr 2009 | 9:15 AM ET

    Stock futures turned lower after initial enthusiasm waned after a report showed continued steep job losses in the US economy.

  • Write Your Own Cramer Captions Thursday, 2 Apr 2009 | 3:28 PM ET

    What if you could put words in the Mad Money host’s mouth? What would you say? Here is your opportunity.

  • Bonds: The Big Show Wednesday, 1 Apr 2009 | 8:43 PM ET

    If you want to know what drives stocks, look no further than the credit markets.

  • Economic Recovery 'Has Long Way to Go': Feldstein Wednesday, 1 Apr 2009 | 10:46 AM ET

    The economy is headed for a “very long and damaging economic downturn” that will not see any recovery in 2009, said Harvard University professor Martin feldstein on Wednesday.

  • Black Swan: Don't Change 'Mark To Market' Rules Tuesday, 31 Mar 2009 | 10:41 AM ET

    Altering mark-to-market accounting rules would bring more opacity to the financial system, said Nassim Taleb, “The Black Swan” author.

  • Obama Is No Hoover Monday, 30 Mar 2009 | 7:33 PM ET

    And Ben Bernanke is no Roy Young. What the heck is Cramer talking about? Read on to find out.

  • Yoshikami: The US Economy, Green Shoots, and Disaster Sunday, 29 Mar 2009 | 11:14 PM ET

    As the debate rages on about the best way to combat the worst downturn in the United States since the Depression, there appears to be two broad perspectives about the future of American economy.

  • Busch: Rookies Making Rookie Mistakes Thursday, 26 Mar 2009 | 11:12 AM ET

    Yesterday, we had some questionable reporting on US Treasury Secretary Geithner's comments on the US dollar.

  • Economic Deterioration Starting to Slow: Geithner Wednesday, 25 Mar 2009 | 3:28 PM ET

    The pace of economic deterioration has started to slowdown in some areas, said Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner on Wednesday.

  • Why Europe Resists Printing Euros Wednesday, 25 Mar 2009 | 4:53 AM ET

    With other central banks acting to create money out of thin air because they cannot lower short-term interest rates any further, the ECB remains wary of the specter of inflation.

  • Cramer Reports, You Survive Tuesday, 24 Mar 2009 | 8:15 PM ET

    A journalist is nothing without sources. And the Mad Money host has some of the best in the business. That’s how he protected you from the worst downturn since the Great Depression.

  • Cramer: The Market Has Changed Tuesday, 24 Mar 2009 | 8:08 PM ET

    Hedge funds and mutual funds have reconsidered their bearish sentiments now that the market is turning. Retail investors, take note.

  • Is There Seller Exhaustion? Tuesday, 24 Mar 2009 | 1:38 PM ET

    Stocks came off their lows as the House hearings with Geithner and Bernanke began about 10:30 ET, and improved throughout the morning.

  • Not only is profit taking the norm after a monster pop like we had Monday, but traders are seeing another good reason to sit this one out.

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