Items Tagged with 'Janet Yellen'


Yellen: Rate hike coming when inflation goes up

May labor report an aberration
After the jobs report came in with incredibly low numbers on Friday, many questioned whether there would still be a rate hike this summer. According to comments made Monday by Janet Yellen, there is still a good possibility. Here's what she said about the jobs report, and what it means for the economy.
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Trump: If I win, Yellen's days at the Fed will be numbered

Republican frontrunner tells Fortune he'd replace Fed Chair
If Republican frontrunner Donald Trump secures a victory in November’s election and is sworn in on Jan. 20, 2017 as this country's next president, Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen may shortly find herself out of a job.
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Can the Fed reverse interest rate hikes, impose negative rates?

Fed Chair Yellen testifies before House Financial Services Committee
The hot topic for questioning during Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen’s hearing before the House Financial Services Committee Wednesday morning centered around the feasibility of negative Fed rates. The Fed announced in December that it was officially raising the federal funds rate for the first time since June 2006. Is this all about to change?
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