The Credit Crisis Explained


Panel: Bailing Out Wall Street


Bailing Out Wall Street

Dave Callaway, Editor-in-Chief, MarketWatch
Jonathan Berk, Professor, Graduate School of Business, Stanford University
Maggie Mui, San Francisco Market Regional President, Wells Fargo
Kathleen Pender, Net Worth Columnist, San Francisco Chronicle - Moderator Read more »


David Wessel: Ben Bernanke vs. the Great Panic


Ben Bernanke vs. the Great Panic

David Wessel, Economics Editor, The Wall Street Journal; Author, In Fed We Trust: Ben Bernanke's War on the Great Panic

How did we find ourselves confronting the worst threat to the U.S. economy since the Great Depression? Wessel will explain what the Federal Reserve did right and did wrong, where the economy stands now and where it is headed.

This program was recorded in front of a live audience in San Francisco at The Commonwealth Club of California on September 22, 2009


Watching Out for Your Financial Future:How to make Americans more financially literate and fiscally safe


Watching Out for Your Financial Future:
How to make Americans more financially literate and fiscally safe

Carrie Schwab-Pomerantz, President, Charles Schwab Foundation
Pam Erwin, Senior Vice President, Corporate Social Responsibility Group, Wells Fargo
Michelle Greene, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Financial Education, U.S. Department of the Treasury
José Cisneros, Treasurer, City and County of San Francisco
Susan Keating, President and CEO, National Foundation for Credit Counseling - Moderator Read more »


Janet Yellen: View of the Economic Crisis and the Fed's Response (6/30/09)

View of the Economic Criss and the Fed's Response

Janet L. Yellen, Ph.D., President and CEO, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco

Amid the deepest recession of the postwar era, the Federal Reserve faces one of the gravest challenges of its 96-year history. Yellen assesses the state of the economy while explaining the thinking and the actions behind some of the Fed’s precedent-shattering initiatives to rescue a financial system in crisis and help jump-start economic growth.

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