, but a growing majority think were dangerous
. Whatever the case, being Fed chair in a sharp economic downswing is tricky business, and Bernanke has come out on top, with sources reporting that President will re-appoint him
for a second term.
Micheal Grunwald at Time
thinks its because Bernanke, overall, has "been courageous and innovative and (so far) successful." The Wall Street Journal reports that futures have risen
in the wake of news about his re-appointment, and that many economists support the move
Ben Bernanke took over the Fed in a time of almost unprecedented turmoil. And he supported Obama's controversial economic stimulus — which some people