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Items Tagged with 'Janet Yellen'


Round 2: Yellen testifies on monetary policy report again

Same defense, different accusers
July 16, 2014
Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen went through round two in speaking about the Fed’s Monetary Policy Report, this time sitting before the House Financial Services Committee.
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NAHB joins NAR in reporting "good news" about housing "recovery"

I guess the housing recovery is real after all...not
July 16, 2014
While I could make a case that no one wants to see the housing industry get back on a firm foundation more than yours truly, there is too much evidence mounting that the overall housing market is headed for another downturn.
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Yellen: Economy uncertain, housing disappoints, and rate hikes are coming

Fed Chair sees little progress in housing metrics
July 15, 2014
The Federal Reserve may look at raising interest rates sooner than initially forecast, and Fed Chair Janet Yellen stressed again that there is considerable uncertainty about the nation’s economic outlook, and that the housing and housing finance industries continue to be troubled.
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Schumer: I’m going to encourage Yellen to be careful with interest rates

Democratic Senator wants to know when taper will end
July 14, 2014
Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen is set to testify before the Senate committee on Tuesday and Senator Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) told MarketWatch what he plans to ask Yellen when she’s in the hot seat.
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Watch CNBC's Rick Santelli nearly lose his mind talking inflation

A rant for the ages
July 14, 2014
During the discussion, CNBC's Rick Santelli and Steve Liesman became embroiled in a debate that left the traders behind Santelli applauding and catcalling and ultimately led Santelli to walk off the set.
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Yellen: No need to change monetary policy

Despite pockets of increased risk-taking
July 2, 2014
In a speech on Wednesday, Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said there is no need to change current monetary policy to address financial stability concerns although she sees “pockets of increased risk-taking” in the financial system.
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Federal Reserve will taper another $10B in asset purchases

Analysts don't expect any change in momentum despite economic slowdown
June 18, 2014
Most everyone expects that despite the first quarter contraction in GDP, the FOMC will taper its asset purchase program by $10 billion to $35 billion.
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Fischer sworn in as Fed vice chairman

Brainard and Powell also sworn in as Fed Governors
June 16, 2014
The Federal Reserve Board of Governors now has a vice chairman, a new member and one member who will be around for a second term.
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Stanley Fischer sworn in as Fed Governor

May 28, 2014
President Obama nominated Fischer on Jan. 13, 2014, and the United States Senate confirmed him as a Board member on May 21. Fischer was also nominated to serve as Vice Chair of the Fed Board. However, his confirmation for that position is still pending Senate approval.
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Watch: NYU class of 2014 asked "Who is Janet Yellen?"

The answer might surprise you
May 22, 2014
"Who is Janet Yellen?" The freshest crop of college graduates were asked just how well they know their commencement speaker.
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