The Federal Reserve will release its latest statement on interest rates this week, but few think it will telegraph the one thing investors want to know.
A federal judge rejected the government's effort to keep Bernanke from being deposed, saying the Fed chairman was a "central figure" in the decision to bail out AIG.
U.S. stock futures point to a lower open Friday following Thursday’s record highs, and ahead of corporate earnings statements from several major companies.
Earnings gains at major US companies and encouraging economic news pushed stocks to record levels Thursday, as Fed chairman Ben Bernanke spoke to the Senate Banking Committee.
The Dow and S&P 500 scaled fresh heights on Thursday, boosted by better than expected results from Morgan Stanley and United Health.
Stocks edged higher Wednesday after Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke said there was no timeline for drawing down the Fed's bond-buying program.
The U.S. economy grew in most parts of the country from late May through early July, bolstered by the housing recovery, consumers and more factory output.
Chairman Ben Bernanke says the Federal Reserve's timetable for reducing its bond purchases isn't on a "preset course" -- but based on how the economy performs.
Testimony by Ben Bernanke will hold the attention of investors Wednesday, eager for clues on how quickly the Fed will begin cutting back on its massive bond-buying program.
U.S industrial production rose slightly more than expected in June as manufacturing output picked up speed.
Consumer prices rose more than expected in June as gasoline prices jumped.
Investors will be eyeing bank earnings Friday, following a rally Thursday bolstered by assurances by the Federal Reserve and its plan to keep interest rates low.
European shares rose Friday and the dollar steadied in the wake of reassuring comments from the U.S. Federal Reserve on its stimulus program.
The stock market, which has been marching higher for a week, got extra fuel Thursday after Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke said the central bank will keep supporting the economy.
The average U.S. rate on the 30-year fixed mortgage rose this week to 4.51 percent, a two-year high.
U.S. stock markets ended Wednesday trading mixed despite evidence that the Federal Reserve isn't about to pull away its support for the economy.
At their June meeting, some Fed officials worried not only about the outlook for employment, but the pace of economic growth as well.
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World shares and bonds stabilize, after data suggested the Federal Reserve may leave its stimulus program in place a bit longer than markets have been thinking.
An overnight nosedive by Chinese stocks sent the Dow down 2% in early trading, but stocks recovered somewhat. Fed concerns and interest rates continued to weigh on investors.
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Ben Bernanke scared stock investors on Wednesday when he said the Fed may start slowing economic stimulus later this year, but what does it mean for borrowers and savers?
The Federal Reserve's explicit signal it will stop pumping money into the world economy and data showing China's economy slowing down sink markets worldwide.
The Federal Reserve says it will keep buying $85 billion in bonds each month and gave no indication that it may soon scale back the stimulus program.
Speculation is that President Obama will seek to replace Ben Bernanke, when the Fed chairman's term is up next year. But whom will he name to replace him?