Ben Bernanke

Oil Price Falling After Bernanke Comments
NEW YORK (AP) — The price of oil is falling after Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke gave no clues about whether the central bank would take further steps to boost the economy. Investors had hoped that Bernanke would discuss a new plan Tuesday before congressional panel. He didn’t, leaving trad…
Bernanke Says Community Banks Have Strengthened
WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke says the health of the nation’s community banks has strengthened, despite what he calls a frustratingly slow economic recovery. In remarks to a conference on community banking, Bernanke says profits at smaller banks have been risi…