Bernanke on Fed's Impact on Housing, MBS Markets

Feb. 27 (Bloomberg) -- Federal Reserve Chairman Ben S. Bernanke said the central bank’s easing policies are helping to improve demand for housing and cars. Bernanake, speaking before the House Financial Services Committee, also said the Fed's asset purchases haven't disrupted the markets for Treasuries or mortgage-backed securities. (This is an excerpt. Source: Bloomberg)
Inside Alcoa's Decision to Split Into Two Companies
00:49 - Alcoa will separate its higher-margin manufacturing operations from a smelting and refining business that’s under pressure from plunging commodity prices and competition from record Chinese exports. Bloomberg's Sonja Elmquist reports on "Bloomberg Markets." (Source: Bloomberg)
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