Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell and two of his predecessors, Janet Yellen and Ben Bernanke, talked about the economy at the annual meeting of the American Economic Association. Chair Powell* said he would not resign if President Trump asked him to and acknowledged that no meetings had been scheduled between the two.
Asked whether Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell was safe in his job after criticism from President Trump over the central bank's decision to raise interest rates, Mr. ... Powell* was "100 percent safe" in his job.
Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell spoke to reporters following the central bank's December meeting and review of monetary policy actions. ... Powell* said two more increases in 2019 were possible based on current data.
Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell announced an interest rate hike at a news conference in Washington, DC. ... Powell* also expressed concerns about the row over tariffs and warned against protectionism.
Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell delivered the central bank's semiannual monetary policy report. ... Powell's focus on economic growth, saying they were concerned wage growth was not reaching middle and lower-income workers.
Following the March 2018 Board of Governors meeting, Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell held his first news conference since his confirmation to the position. ... Powell* announced an interest rate hike of 0.25 percent, which would bring the federal funds rate to a range of 1.5 to 1.75 percent.
Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell appeared before the House Financial Services Committee to deliver the central bank's semiannual monetary policy report. ... Powell's first address to Congress since succeeding Janet Yellin as chair earlier in 2018.
The Senate Banking Committee held a confirmation hearing for President Trump's Federal Reserve chair nominee, Jerome Powell. ... Powell* answered questions on his overall philosophy and anticipated approach to the role of chair, the independence of the agency from political influence or pressure, and what he anticipated out of the board's forthcoming meeting in terms of raising interest rates.
Business meeting to consider the nominations of Jerome H. Powell, of Maryland, to be Chairman of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, and Randal Quarles, of Colorado, to be a Member of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System; to be immediately followed by a hearing to examine combating money laundering and other forms of illicit finance, focusing on Administration perspectives on reforming and strengthening Bank Secrecy Act enforcement.
Business meeting to consider S.2155, to promote economic growth, provide tailored regulatory relief, and enhance consumer protections, and the nomination of Jerome H. Powell, of Maryland, to be Chairman of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System.