Can we bank on the Federal Reserve?

According to this article from the November 2006 edition of reason, Ben Bernanke, has big shoes to fill-and many possible hazards to sidestep. The article also contains interviews with several Fed watchers, including Milton Friedman, to assess the Greenspan era, speculate on the Bernanke era, and how important the Federal Reserve really is.

"Bernanke has vowed to be more open than the famously enigmatic Greenspan. He already has caused one minor (and temporary) stock slump by confessing at a

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