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Pedro Nicolaci da Costa

Thrust into crisis, Bernanke tested bounds of Fed policy

Oct 09 2013

WASHINGTON Ben Bernanke spent his whole life training for the job of Fed chairman - even if he didn't know it at the time.

Thrust into crisis, Bernanke tested bounds of Fed policy

Oct 09 2013

WASHINGTON Ben Bernanke spent his whole life training for the job of Fed chairman - even if he didn't know it at the time.

NEWSMAKER-Thrust into crisis, Bernanke tested bounds of Fed policy

Oct 09 2013

WASHINGTON, Oct 9 Ben Bernanke spent his whole life training for the job of Fed chairman - even if he didn't know it at the time.

Plosser says time has come for Fed to phase out bond buys

Oct 08 2013

JOHNSTOWN, Pennsylvania The Federal Reserve should start reducing its asset purchase stimulus program as soon as possible given that economic growth is already firm and will become stronger next year, a top Fed official said on Tuesday.

Lacker says Fed can still cut stimulus despite U.S. shutdown

Oct 04 2013

BALTIMORE The Federal Reserve could reduce the pace of its bond-buying stimulus despite a government shutdown that is preventing the release of key economic data, Richmond Fed President Jeffrey Lacker said on Friday.

Fed's Lacker says hard to start tapering in Oct without losing face

Sep 26 2013

WASHINGTON/STOCKHOLM The Federal Reserve will find it hard to rein in monetary policy next month without losing face after it surprised markets by holding fire last week, a top Fed official said on Thursday.

Lacker says Fed's guidance on rates could hurt U.S. growth

Sep 26 2013

WASHINGTON The Federal Reserve's effort to assure the public that interest rates will remain near zero for years could have the perverse effect of hurting confidence and damaging economic growth, a top Fed official said on Thursday.

Ground control, we have a Fed communications problem

Sep 19 2013

WASHINGTON For a central bank that prides itself on transparent communications, the U.S. Federal Reserve has a clear messaging problem.

Fed can start tapering ‘later this year,' says Evans

Sep 06 2013

GREENVILLE, South Carolina The U.S. Federal Reserve can begin winding down its bond-buying stimulus later this year as the economy improves, but will likely need to keep official interest rates near zero for another two years, Chicago Fed President Charles Evans said on Friday.

U.S. Fed can start tapering ‘later this year,' says Evans

Sep 06 2013

GREENVILLE, South Carolina The U.S. Federal Reserve can begin winding down its bond-buying stimulus later this year as the economy improves, but will likely need to keep official interest rates near zero for another two years, Chicago Fed President Charles Evans said on Friday.

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