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Fed Chairman Bernanke answers Sen. Bob Corker, (R-TN)'s question as to whether there is any entity in our country that if it failed, would create any systemic risk, and why is that still the case after the creation of Dodd-Frank.
Sen. David Vitter, (R-LA), indicates a study shows larger banks get an unfair advantage with subsidies, and wants to know what can be done to counteract the problem of too big to fail. Bernanke explains how steps are taking place to improve the situation and present a level playing field for smaller banks.
Sen. Elizabeth Warren ask the Fed Chairman if big banks are getting an unfair advantage under too big to fail. Bernanke says the problem can not be solved "immediately" but he would like to see the end of too big too fail.
Sen. Dean Heller, (R-NV), asks the Fed Chairman when the nation can expect to have a balanced budget and how sequestration will impact the budget. We are doing our best to communicate the criteria for action, but have not been able to come up with a specific number, the Fed Chairman replies.
Sen Tom Coburn, (R-OK), and Sen. Jeff Merkley, (D-OR), ask Bernanke about the strength of the U.S. dollar and the impact of the "too big to fail" policy. "Getting rid of too big to fail is an incredibly important objective," Bernanke stated.
Sen. Patrick Toomey, (R-PA) want to know the cost of liquidating the bond market, and Sen Mark Warner, (D-VA), asks Bernanke whether the automatic cuts will actually cost taxpayers more money. The Fed Chairman explains how it would be helpful to bring down the debt-to-GDP level.
Sen. Robert Menendez, (D-NJ) asks about the benefits to homeowners of refinancing at historically low rates. Banks will not get windfall when the time comes to pay interest on revenues, Bernanke states.
Sen. Bob Corker, (R-TN) wants to know if the U.S. is in a currency war. The Fed Chairman defends current currency policy.
When will the impact of sequestration be felt and where will the cuts first take place?" Sen. Chuck Schumer, (D-NY) wants to know. Bernanke also weighs in on Italy's debt and U.S. banks limited exposure.
Sen. Richard Shelby, (R-AL), wants to know if deleveraging the balance sheet will be a problem. "We have the technical tools to unwind when necessary," Bernanke reassures the Senator. We can either sell or retain assets, he added.
Sen. Jack Reed, (D-RI) asked the Fed chairman about using mortgage backed securities, as mentioned in Basel III.
Sen. Mike Crapo, (R-ID), asks Bernanke what metrics the Fed uses to evaluate risk and his opinion of the Dodd-Frank Act. Bernanke said the burden of regulations falls on the shoulders of small community banks that don't have the resources to monitor them.
Sen. Tim Johnson, (D-SD), asked Fed Chairman Bernanke his assessment of sequestration if Congress did nothing. "It would be a drag on near term recovery," Bernanke answered, adding a balanced approach to address the uncertainty would be the best steps to take.
Jim Cramer is host of CNBC's "Mad Money" and co-anchor of the 9 a.m. ET hour of CNBC's "Squawk on the Street."
Carl Quintanilla is an Emmy-winning reporter and co-anchor of CNBC's "Squawk on the Street," broadcast live from the NYSE.
“Squawk on the Street” Co-Anchor
Simon Hobbs co-anchors the 10 a.m. hour of CNBC's "Squawk on the Street" live from the New York Stock Exchange.
Rick Santelli joined CNBC Business News as an on-air editor in 1999, reporting live from the floor of the Chicago Board of Trade.
Sara Eisen is a correspondent for CNBC, focusing on currencies and the global consumer.