Federal Reserve Chair Powell on Coronavirus Pandemic and Monetary Policy

Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell delivered remarks on the coronavirus pandemic and its impact on monetary policy and the economy. “When the spread of the virus is under… read more

Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell delivered remarks on the coronavirus pandemic and its impact on monetary policy and the economy. “When the spread of the virus is under control, businesses will reopen and people will come back to work. There is every reason to believe that the economic rebound, when it comes, can be robust,” said Chair Powell. He also talked about unemployment claims and the central bank’s role during the outbreak. When asked about reopening the economy, he replied, “We need to have a plan nationally for reopening the economy,” and “we all want to avoid a false start.” close

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Federal Reserve Chair Powell on Coronavirus Pandemic and Monetary Policy

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Program ID:
471076-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Apr 09, 2020 | 3:32pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
Last Aired:
Apr 13, 2020 | 3:35am EDT | C-SPAN 1

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  • Apr 09, 2020 | 3:32pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Apr 09, 2020 | 4:00pm EDT | C-SPAN RADIO
  • Apr 09, 2020 | 7:30pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Apr 11, 2020 | 5:56pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Apr 12, 2020 | 12:25am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Apr 12, 2020 | 5:35am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Apr 13, 2020 | 3:35am EDT | C-SPAN 1

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