December 3, 2009 10:37AM

Thursday Links

  • A few questions for Ben Bernanke: “Perhaps the most important question Bernanke should answer is: how will he re‐​build and maintain an independent Fed?”
  • Prepare to pay more: Today, an average insurance policy can cost about $2,985 for an individual or $6,328 for a family. Under the Senate bill, those premiums will increase to $5,800 for an individual worker and $15,200 for a family plan by 2016.