Ben Bernanke Joins Brookings Institution
Former Federal Reserve chairman to join 100-year-old think tank’s Hutchins Center for fiscal and monetary policy.
30 Best & Worst ETFs of Bernanke Era
History will judge the Fed chairman’s eight-year tenure, but data from ETF Database give an objective preview.
Investment Managers Optimistic About U.S. Economy and Profit Growth
A Northern Trust survey found that investment managers see growth ahead even as the Fed slows quantitative easing.
PIMCO’s Gross: Fear Not, Bond Investors!
After a losing 2013, Bill Gross lays out a bond strategy he says will produce 3% to 4% returns this year.
Most Fed Officials Backed Tapering of QE
They saw an improving job market coupled with diminishing economic benefits to further bond buying, FOMC meeting minutes show.
House Committee Promises ‘Vigorous’ Oversight of Yellen’s Fed
The House Financial Services Committee plans to hold a series of "aggressive" hearings this year on how to reform the central bank.
Fed to Start Tapering, Easing QE Program
Chairman Ben Bernanke said that further tapering would “be data dependent,” but the Fed would “probably do a measured reduction” at each meeting.
Larry Summers Argues for Easy Money as All Eyes Watch Fed
Summers fears the U.S. is in danger of sinking into a Japan-style stagnation, which, to be pre-empted, requires long-term “unconventional policy support” from the Fed.
Dodd and Frank, Together Again, Defend Their Namesake Law
Appearing together in public for the first time since retiring from Congress, Christopher Dodd and Barney Frank defended controversial aspects of the landmark legislation.
Predictions for 2014: Rodriguez, Fisher, Buckingham, Arnott
Our experts foresee market volatility in 2014—spurred by Washington.