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Is The Federal Reserve "Public Enemy Number One"?

Authored by Peter Schmidt via SchiffGold.com, When currency was backed by gold, a central bank’s main function was to maintain the value of the issu.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJun 17th, 2018

Fed minutes: Further hike "warranted soon," debate opened on pause

Almost all Federal Reserve officials at their last meeting agreed another interest rate increase was "likely to be warranted fairly soon," but also opened debate on when to pause further hikes and how to relay those plans to the public......»»

Category: topSource: reutersNov 29th, 2018

Fed Chair Powell Finally Blinks — With a Third Fed Mandate?

It seems the Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell is finally blinking in his communications to the public regarding the pace and determination of future rate hikes......»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstNov 28th, 2018

Key Words: Trump again lashes out at Powell, says he’s ‘not even a little bit happy’ about naming him Fed chief

President Donald Trump said in an interview that he blames Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome “Jay” Powell for Wall Street’s recent selloff and General Motors’ decision to close a number of plants and slash jobs......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchNov 27th, 2018

Dollar index hits one-week low on Fed officials" cautious comments

The dollar fell to one-week lows against a basket of currencies on Friday as two Federal Reserve officials cautioned in separate television interviews about slowing global economic growth, raising doubts about the number of future rate increases......»»

Category: topSource: reutersNov 16th, 2018

Writing a Book With Paul Volcker

This is fascinating: Paul Volcker made his mark as the inflation-defeating chairman of the Federal Reserve and in countless other public-service roles, and now at age 91, he’s just published a new m.....»»

Category: blogSource: TheBigPictureNov 1st, 2018

Federal Reserve considers biggest change to payments system since 1974

The Federal Reserve Bank is now accepting public comments on its plans to make to biggest change to the U.S. payments system since the Automated Clearing House (ACH) system was installed in 1974. The goal is to modernize the nation's payment system t.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 30th, 2018

Why Trump May Be Right About the Fed

A growing number of strategists and economists think the Federal Reserve has moved too aggressively to raise rates, hurting stocks......»»

Category: topSource: barronsOct 27th, 2018

Trump has new target to bully: His Federal Reserve chairman

Chairman Jerome Powell’s power largely derives from public confidence in his authority. That is what President Trump is trying to undermine......»»

Category: topSource: washpostOct 26th, 2018

Trump says his biggest threat is the Fed

President Donald Trump heaped more criticism on the Federal Reserve in an interview Tuesday with Fox Business Network, extending his discontent beyond its chairman, Jerome Powell, who he has frequently critiqued in public......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralOct 16th, 2018

Trump says his biggest threat is the Fed

President Donald Trump heaped more criticism on the Federal Reserve in an interview Tuesday with Fox Business Network, extending his discontent beyond its chairman, Jerome Powell, who he has frequently critiqued in public......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralOct 16th, 2018

Trump widens Fed critique, calls it "my biggest threat"

U.S. President Donald Trump heaped more criticism on the Federal Reserve in an interview with Fox Business Network on Tuesday, extending his discontent beyond its chairman, Jerome Powell, whom he has frequently critiqued in public......»»

Category: topSource: reutersOct 16th, 2018

Fed Rethinks How to Define a Big Bank

The Federal Reserve could broaden the number of banks receiving regulatory relief from Trump-appointed officials under an initiative that changes how it defines a big bank......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjOct 2nd, 2018

Janet Yellen sees risk of economy overheating

Former Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen says the central bank should make public its blueprint for fighting the next downturn so that investors understand how officials plan to act......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchSep 14th, 2018

Janet Yellen thinks the Fed should lay out for markets its plans to fight next recession

Former Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen says the central bank should make public its blueprint for fighting the next downturn so that investors understand how officials plan to act......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchSep 14th, 2018

U.S. dollar extends losses following Powell"s statement at Jackson Hole

The U.S. dollar extended its losses on Friday, as remarks from a highly anticipated speech by Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell at the annual Fed symposium in Jackson Hole, Wyo, were made public......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchAug 24th, 2018

​Fed frets over ability to fight next recession

The Federal Reserve officials' discussions flagged a number of key risks to the broadly sunny short-term outlook for the U.S. economy......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 22nd, 2018

Powell privately promises Fed’s independence amid Trump’s public attacks

Under fire for raising interest rates, Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell told Sen. Tim Scott (R-S.C.) he hadn’t discussed the matter with the president......»»

Category: topSource: washpostAug 21st, 2018

Jerome Powell privately promises Fed’s independence amid Trump’s public attacks

Under fire for raising interest rates, Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell told Sen. Tim Scott (R-S.C.) he hadn’t discussed the matter with the president......»»

Category: topSource: washpostAug 21st, 2018

Powell to discuss economy and monetary policy at Jackson Hole

Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell will headline this year’s central bank gathering in Jackson Hole, Wyoming with a speech about monetary policy in a changing economy, the Fed Board said Thursday in its weekly schedule of public appearances......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralAug 16th, 2018

The Fed is struggling with one key sentence in its post-meeting statement

The Federal Reserve is considering a key milestone in its public communication about the pa.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJul 31st, 2018