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Transcripts reveal financial leader's struggle during the 2008 crisis

Six years ago the financial meltdown crushed the housing market and many investments while unemployment skyrocketed. What were financial leaders saying during those dark days?

Saturday - 02/22/2014, 12:30pm EST

Tags: west wing reports, paul brandus, Janet Yellen, Federal Reserve, financial crisis, economic stimulus


Obama nominates Yellen to succeed Bernanke at Fed

In a history-making selection, President Barack Obama nominated Janet Yellen to be chairman of the Federal Reserve, a critical post as the nation continues its fitful economic recovery. If confirmed she would be the first woman to lead the powerful central bank.

Wednesday - 10/09/2013, 04:56pm EDT

Tags: Federal Reserve, Janet Yellen

VA Fed chief visits NC to talk economy, turnaround

One of the dozen top central bankers in the country is talking with North Carolina business and government leaders and listening to community college students.

Monday - 05/07/2012, 01:37pm EDT

Tags: Jeffrey Lacker, north carolina, Federal Reserve, Norfolk, Va.

Bernanke to deliver 4 college lectures on Fed

Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke will take a brief step back into his former life as a college professor.

Thursday - 01/26/2012, 02:46pm EST

Tags: George Washington University, Federal Reserve, Ben Bernanke

Fed pushes for fixes to housing market

Peter Coy, Economics editor for Bloomberg Businessweek

Tuesday - 01/10/2012, 05:52pm EST

Tags: Federal Reserve, Peter Coy, housing market, Bloomberg Businessweek