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Topic - Janet Yellen
Testifying before Congress last week, Federal Reserve Chairman Janet Yellen cherry-picked data on inflation by noting prices are up, on a year-over-year basis, less than the Federal Reserve's target of 2 percent.
Janet Yellen, the chairman of the Federal Reserve, gave the markets a fright last week. She closed her testimony before Congress with a firm rejection of the notion that the central bank should be subject to monetary policy rules that would get in the way of the central bank's "independence."
Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen was upbeat Wednesday about the prospects for stronger growth in the 3 percent range in the second half of the year after the economy took a rare dip in the first quarter.
Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen paid tribute Wednesday to the man she succeeded three months ago, saying Ben Bernanke demonstrated the grit that was needed to stabilize the financial system and restore economic growth.
Barack Obama is getting a number of critical report cards about his foreign and domestic policies lately — signs that America is tiring of his presidency.
Jeremy Stein, a member of the Federal Reserve Board, announced Thursday that he plans to resign next month to return to Harvard University, creating more turnover on the seven-member board.
Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen made clear Monday that she thinks the still-subpar U.S. job market will continue to need the help of low interest rates "for some time."
Federal Reserve chairmen are experts at talking up a storm without providing even a sprinkle of information. The Fed's new leader, Janet Yellen, is no exception. She says she'll consider "a wide range of information" to determine the central bank's policies in the days ahead. Whatever that means.
Federal Reserve Chairman Janet Yellen briefed the country Wednesday on the Federal Reserve's plans for the economy's problem-plagued recovery, sending Wall Street into a swoon
The Federal Reserve Wednesday said it will continue easing its stimulus program for the economy, cutting its purchases of U.S. Treasury and mortgage bonds by another $10 billion a month.
March 18 is the first day of the NCAA men's basketball tournament, commonly referred to as "March Madness."
The Great Snow of '14 freed Janet Yellen from her obligation to testify before Congress for a second day, and it's just as well. More talk would have been redundant. The gist of her tenure as chairman of the Federal Reserve, as she sees it, is clear.
Yellen said Tuesday, April 15, 2014 that the largest U.S. banks might need to hold additional capital to withstand periods of financial stress.
Non-banks with deep reaches into the financial system might also need to meet tougher rules, she said.