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Thursday, Sep 27
2012, 11:40 PM
Jon Hilsenrath's inside baseball account of how Bernanke swayed fence-sitting members of the...
Jon Hilsenrath's inside baseball account of how Bernanke swayed fence-sitting members of the FOMC to support QE∞ shows the chairman persistently making his case over the course of weeks of phone calls and emails, and even turning a hawk over to his side. "I wanted to ask him if I should get some gold and silver, but I bit my tongue," says Nationals manager Davey Johnson, who ran into Bernanke during infield practice days before the QE announcement.