Comment: Ask the Ben Bernank

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Ask the Ben Bernank

What he thinks the price of gold will be by the end of the year, and what that means for the economy.


The dual mandate of the Federal Reserve states that its goal is to foster full employment and stable prices. However, the United States has seen over 43 straight months of unemployment over 8%, and a dollar that has lost over 95% of its value since the creation of the Federal Reserve. In light of these facts, how do you respond to critics who claim that the Fed is either ineffective, injurious, or irrelevant?

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