Bernanke Press Conference: Live Webcast

With markets now showing their true colors (pricing in the inevitable beginning of a taper), the next hour or so of double-speak and talking out of both sides of his mouth may well be the most important in the career of Ben Bernanke.

 

 

*BERNANKE SAYS JOB GAINS, HOUSING INCREASED CONSUMER CONFIDENCE
*BERNANKE:MOST FOMC PARTICIPANTS DON'T FAVOR SALE OF AGENCY DEBT
*BERNANKE REITERATES THAT THRESHOLDS AREN'T TRIGGERS ON RATES
*BERNANKE SAYS MONETARY POLICY WILL CONTINUE TO SUPPORT RECOVERY
*BERNANKE SAYS FOMC `MAY VARY' PURCHASE PACE ON ECONOMIC DATA
*BERNANKE: FOMC MAY `MODERATE' PACE OF PURCHASES LATER IN 2013
*BERNANKE SAYS FED MAY END PURCHASES AROUND MID-YEAR 2014
*BERNANKE SAYS FED WILL EASE QE PACE IF ECONOMY IMPROVES
*BERNANKE SAYS PURCHASE REDUCTION REPRESENTS FOMC CONSENSUS