Bernanke Won't Rule Out Further Asset Purchases

Aug. 31 (Bloomberg) -- Federal Reserve Chairman Ben S. Bernanke said he would not rule out further bond purchases to boost growth and reduce unemployment, which he called a “grave concern.” “The costs of nontraditional policies, when considered carefully, appear manageable, implying that we should not rule out the further use of such policies if economic conditions warrant,” Bernanke said today in a speech to central bankers and economists at an annual forum in Jackson Hole, Wyoming. Michael McKee reports on Bloomberg Television's "Market Makers." (Source: Bloomberg)
Is Commodities Rout a Money Making Opportunity?
11:20 - Michael Haigh, global head of commodities research at Societe Generale, discusses the factors dragging down commodities prices, why he sees a buying opportunity created by the drop and which commodities might be the best long-term bet. He speaks on "Market Makers." (Source: Bloomberg)
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