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Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke.  (FIle Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Fed Chair Says Debt Ceiling Must Be Raised To Pay U.S. Bills

Bernanke says it’s very important that Congress raise the debt ceiling so the government can pay its bills.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/14/2013

Federal Reserve To Address Inflation, Interest Rates

The Federal Reserve sizes up the economy in a two-day policy meeting which concludes Wednesday.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/22/2011

Fed Boss: Regulators Looking Into Foreclosure Mess

Federal banking regulators are examining whether mortgage companies cut corners on their own procedures when they moved to foreclose on people’s homes, Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke said Monday.


Federal Reserve To Discuss Interest Rates

Federal Reserve policymakers are wrestling with what additional steps – if any – should be taken to strengthen the plodding economy and drive down near double-digit unemployment.


Bernanke: Shut Down Banks If Needed

Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke told a panel investigating the financial crisis that regulators must be ready to shutter the largest institutions if they threaten to bring down the financial system.


Bernanke: Fed Eyeing Major Investment In Economy

Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke said Friday that the Fed will consider making another large-scale purchase of securities if the slowing economy were to deteriorate significantly and signs of deflation were to flare.


State Of The Economy 06/09

Fed chair Ben Bernanke testifies before the House Budget Committee on the state of the economy.