Congressman Ron Paul questions Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke in a U.S. House Financial Services Committee Meeting shortly after reports surfaced that the Federal Reserve was preparing for a third round of quantitative easing.Read more »
Warning that our nation's fiscal health has deteriorated appreciably since the onset of the financial crisis and the recession, Bernanke called upon lawmakers to confront the long term fiscal challenges sooner rather than later. If lawmakers don't confront them, they'll find themselves confronted *by* them.Read more »
Land banks are government entities that buy, sell and demolish real estate properties. Bernanke is encouraging the creation of Federal Land Bank, which could make the Federal Government the landlord of many renters.Read more »
The debate in Washington, D.C. over the federal debt continues as the Aug. 2 deadline for raising the “debt ceiling” approaches. Standard & Poor's has already reported that it would cut the U.S. credit rating from AAA to D, the last rung on its scale.Read more »
30 Quotes from Ben Bernanke over the past several years showing his view of the economy and just how far off the mark he has been. Enjoy!Read more »
Congressman Ron Paul (R-Texas) confronts Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke on monetary policy, and says that Fed policy has not helped to stabilize the economy over the last 30 years or so. Paul asks how the Fed can manage monetary policy if it doesn't have a definition for a dollar. And, he adds, gold is the true long-term measurement of value.Read more »
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