Bernanke Says Thresholds Make Fed More Transparent

Dec. 12 (Bloomberg) -- Federal Reserve Chairman Ben S. Bernanke speaks about the central bank's monetary policy, the U.S. economy and fiscal policy. He speaks at a news conference in Washington after a meeting of the Federal Open Market Committee. The Fed for the first time linked the outlook for its main interest rate to unemployment and inflation, and said it will expand its asset purchase program by buying $45 billion a month of Treasury securities starting in January to spur the economy. (Source: Bloomberg)
Is It Time to Lift the U.S. Crude Oil Export Ban?
34:14 - Encana CEO Doug Suttles discusses the rise in oil prices and the U.S. crude oil export ban with Bloomberg's Alix Steel on "Street Smart." (Source: Bloomberg)
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