Bernanke Defends Asset Buys, Says Inflation Subdued

Feb. 26 (Bloomberg) -- Federal Reserve Chairman Ben S. Bernanke defended the central bank’s unprecedented asset purchases, saying they are supporting the expansion with little risk of inflation or asset-price bubbles. Bernanke, speaking before the Senate Banking Committee in his semiannual policy report to Congress, said inflation remains "subdued." (This is an excerpt. Source: Bloomberg)

Is the Laptop Ban About Terrorism or Protectionism?
59:00 - The U.S. announced a ban of laptops and other large electronics in carry-on bags on nonstop flights originating from 10 Middle Eastern airports. QuickTake Q&A explains the extent of the ban and why some say protectionism could be at play. (Source: Bloomberg)
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