U.S. stock indices are trading flat this morning ahead of the U.S. opening. Investors seem reluctant to take a side ahead of today’s testimony by Fed Chairman Bernanke. Today’s emphasis will be on jobs and the Fed’s exit strategy. Bernanke may be asked to explain how the Fed plans to withdraw stimulus and raise interest rates without shocking the financial markets.
U.S. Dollar Down Slightly Ahead of Bernanke Testimony
Stocks Trade in Tight Range; Investors Waiting for Bernanke to Speak
U.S. stock indices are trading in a tight range overnight as investors await testimony before the House Financial Services Committee by Fed Chairman Bernanke. Expectations are for Bernanke to talk about the state of the employment situation as well as addressing whether more financial stimulus is required.
Bernanke's Burn Notice -- Why Now? Research Reveals Insight Into Fed Chairman's Popularity
Like a spy who gets a burn notice, Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke has suddenly lost his support.
Bernanke has gone from being Time magazine's Man of the Year in 2009 to … what? A Fed chairman embroiled in a controversial reconfirmation process before U.S. Congress. Why the sudden turnaround in his fortunes?
Ashraf Laidi Interview Outtake - FOMC & Obama's State of the Union
Let’s talk about sentiment.
Last week was the worst market week since March 2009. Similarly, the three-day decline from Wednesday through Friday was the worst three days since March 2009. The market is now officially in the red for 2010. And the persons we’ve identified as market props (Bernanke, Geithner, etc) are now beginning to come under intense fire for their actions.