Edmund Andrews

Chief Washington Economics Correspondent, New York Times

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Chief Economics Correspondent for the New York Times, based in Washington, DC

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Just as Wall Street opened for business today, President Obama  announced his decision  to nominate Ben Bernanke to a second term as Chair of the Federal Reserve.

Obama Interrupts Vacation to Ask Bernanke to Stay on at Fed

Just as Wall Street opened for business today, President Obama announced his decision to nominate Ben Bernanke to a second term as Chair of the Federal Reserve.

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A front-page headline in today's New York Times says, " Parties Differ on Whom Economic Aid Should Help ."  But the story goes on to say that when a presidential campaign coincides…

The Presidential Candidates on the Economy

A front-page headline in today's New York Times says, " Parties Differ on Whom Economic Aid Should Help ."  But the story goes on to say that when a presidential campaign coincides…

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"The economic situation has become distinctly less favorable" and "the risks to this outlook remain on the downside."

Bernanke Leaves Door Open for Further Rate Cuts

"The economic situation has become distinctly less favorable" and "the risks to this outlook remain on the downside."

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