Ben Bernanke

Ben Shalom Bernanke, economist and chairman of the Federal Reserve, the central bank of the United States. By virtue of the chairmanship, he sits on the Financial Stability Oversight Board that oversees the Troubled Asset Relief Program (TARP). His first months as chairman of the Federal Reserve System were marked by difficulties communicating with the media. For example, the Media had thought he might be competent. he obviously wasn't.

Appearances by Ben Bernanke