Ben Bernanke

Ex-Head Of U.S. Federal Reserve Can't Even Get Mortgage Refinanced

CBC | Posted 10.03.2014 | Canada Business

Former chairman of the U.S. Federal Reserve Ben Bernanke was rejected by a bank recently when he tried to refinance his mortgage. According to finan...

Bernanke Sends TSX Tanking

CP | Malcolm Morrison, The Canadian Press | Posted 08.20.2013 | Canada Business

TORONTO — The Toronto stock market headed deeper into the red for a second day Thursday after the U.S. central bank signalled that investors will ha...

Canada's Stake In The U.S. 'Fiscal Cliff'

CBC | Posted 01.13.2013 | Canada Business

As metaphors go, "fiscal cliff" must surely rank as one of the most striking ever coined. It implies something scary, irreversible, even fatal. ...

TSX's 21-Per-Cent Drop Since Spring Makes This A Bear Market

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 12.04.2011 | Canada Business

Investors are often warned about October, a month that is notorious for market slides and crashes, and this October is off to an early start. With ...

G20 Offers Strong Words On Economy, But Will Action Follow?

CP | Gabriele Steinhauser,Martin Crutsinger, The Associated Press | Posted 11.23.2011 | Canada Business

WASHINGTON - The world's major economic powers are pledging to launch a bold effort to confront both a chronic slowdown in growth and a European debt ...

World Stock Markets Hit The Skids On Fed's Warning

CP | Sarah Dilorenzo, The Associated Press | Posted 11.22.2011 | Canada Business

PARIS - The U.S. Federal Reserve's tacit acknowledgment that America's economic slowdown is likely to persist for quite a while sent global stock mark...

Bernanke Offers No New Help For U.S. Economy

AP | Posted 10.26.2011 | Canada Business

JACKSON HOLE, Wyo. (AP) -- Chairman Ben Bernanke is proposing no new steps by the Federal Reserve to boost the economy while hinting that Congress may...

Jittery Traders Await Bernanke Speech

CP | Malcolm Morrison, The Canadian Press | Posted 10.26.2011 | Canada Business

TORONTO - The Canadian dollar was higher Friday as U.S. Federal Reserve chairman Ben Bernanke tried to reassure markets about economic prospects while...

Wall Street Aristocracy Got $1.2 TRILLION In Secret Loans

Bloomberg | Posted 10.22.2011 | Canada Business

Fed Chairman Ben S. Bernanke’s unprecedented effort to keep the economy from plunging into depression included lending banks and other companies as ...

Fed Promises Two More Years Of Low U.S. Interest Rates

CP | Posted 10.09.2011 | Canada Business

WASHINGTON - The Federal Reserve sketched a dim outlook for the economy Tuesday, suggesting it will remain weak for two more years. As a result, the F...

Toronto Stock Market Closes In The Red

CP | Posted 09.13.2011 | Canada Business

THE CANADIAN PRESS -- TORONTO - The Toronto stock market closed lower as traders mulled over what the U.S. Federal Reserve is prepared to do to help t...