Bernanke: Cyclical Component of Unemployment Rate

July 17 (Bloomberg) -- Federal Reserve Chairman Ben S. Bernanke says about 2 percentage points of the unemployment rate is "cyclical" and related to weak demand in the economy. Bernanke speaks in response to a question from Spencer Bachus, an Alabama Republican, during his semiannual testimony before the House Financial Services Committee. (This is an excerpt. Source: Bloomberg)

Natixes' Artus Says Macron Wants a Flat Tax
06:44 - Natixes Securities Chief Economist Patrick Artus weighs in on the French election and discusses Emmanuel Macron economic policies. Artus speaks on "Bloomberg Daybreak: Europe." (Source: Bloomberg)
  • Opencitz Says Macron in Best Position to Beat Le Pen
  • Nomura's Rochester Says All Polling in Macron's Favor
  • Philips CEO Sees First Quarter as Solid Start for Year