The outgoing chairman reflects on the crisis, the recovery and the tough job of communications over eight years.
The Fed chairman's parting thoughts
He lowers rates, they cut unemployment benefits.
The digital currency has been soaring lately. That shows why it's not yet ready for prime time.
The Fed chairman took on the historical parallels to crises of the past in a panel discussion.
Also, the textbook business has been very good to Ben Bernanke.
The former Fed vice chair could end up with Bernanke's chair if Janet Yellen and Larry Summers' people knock each other out of contention. What kind of chair would he be?
Janet Yellen is by far the frontrunner to become Fed chair. Does anyone else stand a chance?
It's been a strange time for Fed communication. Here are the metaphors its leaders are using to describe their policies.
The Fed says it can cut back its bond-buying program without signaling that it will raise interest rates. The market doesn't believe them. At least not yet.
In an interview, the St. Louis Fed president explains why he thinks the central bank made a mistake this week, his outlook for the economy, housing, and more.
Here's our live coverage of the Fed's latest policy meeting, economic projections, and Ben Bernanke's second press conference of 2013.
The Fed has consistently projected faster growth than actually happened.
We like to imagine that if Ben Bernanke stopped being polite and started getting real, this is what he would say at his press conference.
It's looking more and more likely that Bernanke is done as Fed chair when his term expires January 31. Now even the president pretty much says so.
Barack Obama faces a big decision in the months ahead in naming the next Fed chief. Here's what he and his aides should ask the contenders.
The Federal Reserve chairman thinks Congress is getting it backwards on deficit reduction.
The Fed chairman argues that you've got to admit it's getting better, it's getting better all the time.
Should the Bank of Japan buy ketchup to increase inflation? The mystery of what American official used the example is now solved.
I traveled the world to research the global central bankers. Here are some of the more unusual and surprising things I learned.