Bernanke reappointed for second term

President Obama renews Ben Bernanke‘s chairmanship at the Federal Reserve, praising his calm amid the financial crisis. (NYT)

Republicans come out with a “Medicare manifesto” in an effort to get senior citizens on their side. (WSJ)

Ezekiel Emanuel, Obama’s health care adviser and brother to Rahm, is under fire for his past writings on health care. (NYT)

Senator Ted Kaufman is calling for a review of certain SEC practices that favor some investors over others. (Reuters)

In response to a Wall Street Journal article on Monday, the SEC and the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority will examine weekly trading tips given by Goldman Sachs research analysts to their biggest clients. (WSJ)