The Federal Reserve and the role it played in the economic meltdown remains a mystery for most. David Wessel, Wall Street Journal economics editor and author of the new book, In Fed We Trust: Ben Bernanke’s War on the Great Panic, explains what did and did not happen at the FED during the most recent financial catastrophe. Plus, why exercise won’t make you thin, and the hidden language of numbers.
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