Monetary Policy and the Economy

Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen briefed reporters on monetary policy and the economy following a two-day meeting of the Federal Open… read more

Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen briefed reporters on monetary policy and the economy following a two-day meeting of the Federal Open Market Committee. She announced the committee by a 7-3 margin voted to keep federal fund rates the same, but she said the high number of dissents strengthened the case for an increase. She also responded to questions about whether the Federal Reserve is politically influenced, saying partisan politics play no role in decisions about monetary policy and that politics is not discussed in meetings. close

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415370-1
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News Conference
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News Conference
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Sep 21, 2016 | 2:29pm EDT | C-SPAN.org
Last Aired:
Sep 24, 2016 | 4:47am EDT | C-SPAN 1

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  • Sep 21, 2016 | 2:29pm EDT | C-SPAN.org
  • Sep 22, 2016 | 2:34am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Sep 23, 2016 | 5:09pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Sep 24, 2016 | 4:47am EDT | C-SPAN 1
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