Monetary Policy and the Economy

Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen briefed reporters on a variety of economic issues following a two-day meeting of the Federal Open Market Committee. She announced an… read more

Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen briefed reporters on a variety of economic issues following a two-day meeting of the Federal Open Market Committee. She announced an increase in the benchmark short-term interest rate from .25 percent to one percent, marking the central bank’s third increase since the “Great Recession” from December 2007 to June 2009. Chair Yellen said the message is that “the economy is doing well,” citing decreasing unemployment. close

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Program ID:
425389-1
Category:
News Conference
Format:
News Conference
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Mar 15, 2017 | 2:29pm EDT | C-SPAN.org
Last Aired:
Mar 17, 2017 | 11:56am EDT | C-SPAN 2

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  • Mar 15, 2017 | 2:29pm EDT | C-SPAN.org
  • Mar 15, 2017 | 2:29pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 15, 2017 | 5:39pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Mar 15, 2017 | 10:37pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 16, 2017 | 2:34am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 17, 2017 | 7:41am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 17, 2017 | 11:56am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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