Ben Bernanke

Bernanke sees no risk of hard landing in China, bullish on U.S. economy

Former Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke said that China's economic slowdown should not worry markets as there was no risk of a hard landing, and emphasized that a move to raise U.S. rates should be viewed as a positive sign for the world's largest economy.

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Bernanke to advise hedge fund Citadel: NYT

Ben Bernanke, former chairman of the U.S. Federal Reserve, has agreed to become a senior adviser to Citadel Investment Group, a $25 billion hedge fund founded by billionaire investor Kenneth Griffin, the New York Times reported on Thursday.

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What to watch in the week ahead

Investors remain inclined to take markets higher in the absence of anything that would suggest equities should fall. The market seems to have hit a stage where strong data helps and weak data affirms the Fed's intentions to keep policy accommodative, which also helps stocks.

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Yellen sees no conflict on improving US unemployment and working on monetary policies

US Federal Reserve Chairman nominee Janet Yellen saw no problem in tackling both issues in US unemployment and monetary policies.

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Obama nominates Yellen to become Fed Chair

US President Barack Obama would nominate the Vice Chairwoman of the Federal Reserve to replace outgoing chairman Ben Bernanke whose term ends in January next year.

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Ex-Obama economic aide withdraws from Fed chair consideration

Lawrence Summers, ex-economic aide to US President Barack Obama, had withdrawn from consideration to succeed Federal Reserve outgoing chair Ben Bernanke.

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Hedge funds uneasy on Summers's possible Fed Reserve nomination

According to a Bloomberg report, the potential nomination of a Federal Reserve outsider made investors scramble for advice on whether the news would have an effect in financial markets and monetary policy.

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Richmond Federal Reserve president advises quick exit from bond-buying program

Federal Reserve must dissolve bond-buying program quickly, according to Richmond Fed leader Jeffrey Lacker.

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Survey shows investors adding longer-dated Treasuries after Bernanke Congress testimony

Investors have now raised their longer-dated Treasuries after Bernanke appeased their worries.

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Emerging economies in fear of Fed and China slowdown

Emerging economies are set for a wake-up call as FED decisions and the China economy slowdown affects economic growth.

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Bernanke's testimony causes world stock markets to waver

Bernanke's testimony caused world stock markets to waver between gains and losses.

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Bernanke speech, US retail sales sent Asian stocks down

Bernanke speech and US retail sales sent most Asian stocks down.

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PSEi joins regional rally

PSEi joined regional rally.

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Higher US Yields, Good News for Investors

Higher US bond yields were good news for investors.

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Credit Suisse's Falling Stocks Bodes Ill for Other Swiss Stocks

Credit Suisse's falling stocks boded ill for other Swiss stocks.

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