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Brookings forges another connection to the Fed

By Laurie Bennett   |   February 4, 2014 at 9:49am   |   0 Comments

Bringing on former Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke as a distinguished fellow is a coup for the Brookings Institution.

Bernanke moves to Brookings

By Muckety   |   February 3, 2014 at 9:42am   |   0 Comments

Ben Bernanke, having left his job as Federal Reserve chairman on Friday, has been named a distinguished fellow at the Brookings Institution.

Possible successors to Bernanke

By Laurie Bennett   |   April 2, 2013 at 7:39am   |   0 Comments

Whither the Fed in 2014?

Einhorn attacks the Fed’s ‘jelly doughnut policy’

By Laurie Bennett   |   May 4, 2012 at 6:53am   |   0 Comments

Billionaire hedge funder David Einhorn caused a stir in financial circles this week with a Huffington Post column criticizing the Fed’s policy of easy money.

Wall Street cheers Bernanke’s re-nomination

By Ric Bohy   |   August 26, 2009 at 8:38am   |   0 Comments

Wall Street appeared to approve of President Obama’s nominating Ben S. Bernanke to a second term.

Citigroup’s Pandit plays game of musical chairs with feds

By Carol Eisenberg   |   February 25, 2009 at 1:46pm   |   1 Comments

Vikram Pandit is still working out a rescue plan that would turn over as much as 40% of his bank to the U.S. government. The question is whether he will manage to hold onto his job.

Obama fund-raiser Bill Perkins buys ads to ’stir’ pot on bailout

By Carol Eisenberg   |   October 3, 2008 at 9:20am   |   2 Comments

Who is Bill Perkins, and why he is spending hundreds of thousands on full-page ads in the New York Times decrying the $700-billion bailout?

Geithner, the Fed’s point man in NYC

By Muckety   |   August 29, 2007 at 3:54pm   |   0 Comments

The Washington Post had a good profile yesterday of Timothy Geithner, president of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, who is “facing his first big test as point man between the powerful global firms in the world’s financial capital and the policymakers who oversee them from Washington.”

The Post says Geithner is a strong crisis manager. During the turmoil in the debt markets, Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke and Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson Jr. have been in touch with Geithner regularly.


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