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May 23, 2011

Forget Fed Press Conferences. Use Posters Instead!

May 23, 2011

Forget Fed Press Conferences. Use Posters Instead!

Last month Fed chair Ben Bernanke hosted the first-ever Fed press conference following a rate policy meeting—the goal was to communicate more clearly and win consumer trust. Seems like a lot of effort. Could’ve just done some nice posters like they did in pre-Depression 1920s. Two favorites below. The rest are on the NY Fed’s blog. They’ve been making rounds since WSJ posted Friday.