Jon Hilsenrath's inside baseball account of how Bernanke swayed fence-sitting members of the...

|By:, SA News Editor

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.