Federal Reserve Chairman

  • Bernanke offers gloomy view on US economy July 18, 2012

    Washington: Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke on Tuesday offered a gloomy view of the economy's prospects, but provided few concrete clues on whether the US central bank was moving closer to a fresh round of monetary stimulus. Bernanke told the Senate Banking Committee the economic recovery was being held back by...
  • US recession could end in '09: Fed Reserve Chaiman March 16, 2009

    Washington: America's recession "probably" will end this year if the government succeeds in bolstering the banking system, Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke said. In carefully hedged remarks in an interview with CBS' "60 Minutes," Bernanke seemed Sunday to express a bit more optimism that this could be done. Still, Bernanke stressed -as...