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  • Former Fed Boss Ben Bernanke Denied Mortgage Refinance

    Former Fed Boss Ben Bernanke Denied Mortgage Refinance

    According to reports, Mr Bernanke wanted to refinance the mortgage on his Capitol Hill house, which he and his wife had bought for $839,000 (nearly Rs 5 crore at 1 dollar=60 rupee) in 2004.

  • Bernanke regrets not explaining crisis better

    Bernanke regrets not explaining crisis better

    When asked if he any regrets, Bernanke told a Toronto business crowd on Tuesday that it's unfortunate the public thinks the bank favored Wall Street instead of Main Street -- that is big investors instead of small investors.

  • Rupee recovers from historic lows, ends FY14 with 10 per cent loss

    Rupee recovers from historic lows, ends FY14 with 10 per cent loss

    The rupee has ended fiscal year 2013-14 with a loss of over 10 per cent against the US dollar, clawing back from its lifetime low hit in August and becoming one of the best performing Asian currencies.

  • Federal Reserve head Yellen expected to stick to taper path: analysts

    Federal Reserve head Yellen expected to stick to taper path: analysts

    Federal Reserve chief Janet Yellen is expected to stick to the game plan when she chairs her first monetary policy meeting this week, further cutting back economic stimulus.

  • Bernanke enjoys 'fruits of free market' with first post-Fed speech

    Bernanke enjoys 'fruits of free market' with first post-Fed speech

    Bernanke was paid at least $250,000 for his first public speaking engagement, in Abu Dhabi, since stepping down in January, according to sources familiar with the matter. That compares to his 2013 paycheck of $199,700, and the appearance was only the...

  • Yellen says Fed on track to keep trimming stimulus

    Yellen says Fed on track to keep trimming stimulus

    Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said on Tuesday the US central bank was on track to keep reducing its policy stimulus, even as she acknowledged the labor market recovery was "far from complete".

  • Janet Yellen, new Fed chair, takes hot seat at Capitol

    Janet Yellen, new Fed chair, takes hot seat at Capitol

    Yellen, in just her second week on the job since succeeding Ben Bernanke earlier this month, will want to reinforce the central bank's determination to halt the money-printing presses later this year while ensuring investors that a rise in interest r...

  • As Yellen makes Fed debut, expect theater, not fireworks

    As Yellen makes Fed debut, expect theater, not fireworks

    With the world's financial markets watching, Yellen, who succeeded Ben Bernanke last week, will have a chance to set a mostly upbeat tone and point to signs of steady economic progress, despite some recent bumps in the road.

  • Bernanke starts new job at Brookings after weekend off

    Bernanke starts new job at Brookings after weekend off

    Bernanke, who led the U.S. central bank in its aggressive efforts to right the economy after the financial crisis and pull it out of the Great Recession, joined the centrist policy think tank in Washington as a distinguished fellow in residence, Broo...

  • Janet Yellen sworn in as US Fed chief

    Janet Yellen sworn in as US Fed chief

    Janet Yellen has been sworn in to succeed Ben Bernanke, becoming the first woman to lead the Federal Reserve in its 100-year history.

  • Bernanke to join US policy think tank Brookings

    Bernanke to join US policy think tank Brookings

    Former Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke will join the Brookings Institution, a politically centrist policy think tank based in Washington, beginning on Monday.

  • Fed draws criticism from abroad as emerging markets still reeling

    Fed draws criticism from abroad as emerging markets still reeling

    The push-back came on Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke's last day on the job and two days after the U.S. central bank reduced the pace of its huge asset purchase program. The Fed made the move on Wednesday despite a bruising selloff in emerging markets that...

  • Only time will define Bernanke's crisis-era legacy at Fed

    Only time will define Bernanke's crisis-era legacy at Fed

    On Wednesday, Bernanke, 60, quietly adjourned his final policy-setting meeting after an unusually tumultuous eight-year stint atop the world's most influential central bank.

  • In Bernanke's final act, Fed cuts stimulus despite market turmoil

    In Bernanke's final act, Fed cuts stimulus despite market turmoil

    Fed chairman Ben Bernanke, who hands the Fed's reins to vice chair Janet Yellen on Friday, managed to adjourn his last policy-setting meeting without any dissents from his colleagues. It was the first meeting without a dissent since June 2011 - a sig...

  • Fed poised for $10 billion taper as Bernanke bids adieu

    Fed poised for $10 billion taper as Bernanke bids adieu

    Turmoil in emerging markets and a month of disappointing job growth at home are unlikely to deter the Federal Reserve from trimming its bond-buying stimulus on Wednesday, as Ben Bernanke wraps up his last policy meeting at the helm of the U.S. centra...

  • Janet Yellen punches through 'glass ceiling' at US Fed

    Janet Yellen punches through 'glass ceiling' at US Fed

    Yellen, 67, the central bank's No. 2 since 2010, will take over as chair of the Fed after Ben Bernanke's term comes to a close at the end of this month. In doing so, she will take the reins of the world's largest economy and become the most powerful ...

  • Gold near 3-week high on lower equities, China demand robust

    Gold near 3-week high on lower equities, China demand robust

    The metal's 2.7 percent rally since the start of the year follows a 28 percent loss in 2014, its worst annual performance since 1982.

  • US Senate poised to confirm Janet Yellen as Fed chair

    US Senate poised to confirm Janet Yellen as Fed chair

    A Senate vote is set for 5:30 p.m. (2230 GMT) on Yellen, 67, who has been vice chair of the U.S. central bank since 2010.

  • Would want to pause taper only if data much weaker: Fed official

    Would want to pause taper only if data much weaker: Fed official

    The Federal Reserve may speed up or slow down the pace at which it winds down its massive bond-buying program, a top Fed official said on Friday, but only a sharp downturn in the data would justify putting the tapering process on hold.

  • Wall Street week ahead: Investors to watch Fed minutes, jobs data

    Wall Street week ahead: Investors to watch Fed minutes, jobs data

    Investors in US stocks will be looking to Washington next week, awaiting key jobs data and minutes from the Federal Reserve's most recent meeting, when it decided to cut its unprecedented monetary stimulus.

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