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New side of Bernanke: blogger provocateur

Former Fed chairman's blog is mainly for people with an insatiable interest in monetary policy, but it has its charms

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The bearded one went quiet after he left the Fed at the end of January 2014, but it turns out he was just gathering momentum for an upward surge, like a breaching killer whale.

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BEN Bernanke's blog - titled, with the caution of a former Fed chairman, "Ben Bernanke's Blog" - is mainly for people with an insatiable interest in inflation targeting, the zero lower bound on rates, and the term premium on 10-year Treasury notes. In other words, people who got