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Trump Nominates Jerome Powell To Head Federal Reserve Board

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President Trump has selected Jerome Powell, a member of the Federal Reserve’s Board of Governors, to replace Janet Yellen as Chairman.

Federal Reserve Raises Rates For Third Time Since December

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For the third time since December,, the Federal Reserve has raised interest rates.

Janet Yellin Hints At Another Rate Increase This Month

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Federal Reserve Board Chair Janet Yellin hinted strongly today that we’re likely to see another interest rate increase this month.

As Expected, Federal Reserve Raises Interest Rates For Second Time In Ten Years

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The Federal Reserve Board raised interest rates for only the second time in a decade, but it still seems like it’s chasing an inflation monster that doesn’t exist.

Sluggish Economic Growth, The Federal Reserve, And The 2016 Election

Economy Heartbeat

Another sign of a weak economy as the Federal Reserve considers rate hikes and the Presidential campaign moves forward.

Janet Yellen Hints At Slow Economic Growth, But No Recession, Going Forward

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The head of the Federal Reserve tells Congress that the economy is unlikely to enter recession this years, but isn’t exactly going to be booming either.

Federal Reserve Raises Interest Rates For First Time In Nearly A Decade

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In a move it had been telegraphing for the better part of a year, the Federal Reserve raised interest rates for the first time since July 2006.

Surprising Many, Federal Reserve Declines To Raise Interest Rates

Economy Heartbeat

After months of hinting that interest rates would be rising this month, signs of economic weakness led the Federal Reserve to hold back.

Jobs Report Points To An Anemic Economy, So Why Is The Fed Thinking Of Raising Rates?

Economy Heartbeat

The July Jobs Report indicates that while the economy is growing, it is not growing very much. This seems to call the Federal Reserve’s interest rate plans into question.

Rand Paul To Block Yellen Nomination Over Fed Audit Bill

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Senator Rand Paul says that he he will block the nomination of Janet Yellen to replace Ben Bernanke as the head of the Federal Reserve Board in order to force a vote on his bill to audit the institution: Sen. Rand Paul said on Tuesday that he plans to place a hold on Janet Yellen’s […]

Federal Reserve Announces Another Round Of Stimulus Creating Money Out Of Thin Air

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Ben Bernanke thinks doing more of the same is just what the economy needs.