Posts Tagged ‘Janet Yellen’

Sens. express concerns about CDFI Fund in letter to Yellen

Sens. express concerns about CDFI Fund in letter to Yellen

Sens. Mark Warner, D-Va., and Mike Crapo, R-Idaho, wrote to Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen Thursday to voice concerns that the Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFI) Fund is not considering stakeholder feedback as they update the [...]

NAFCU shares feedback with Yellen on Treasury’s FY 2022-2026 plan

NAFCU shares feedback with Yellen on Treasury’s FY 2022-2026 plan

In a letter to Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen, NAFCU President and CEO Dan Berger provided input on the Treasury Department’s strategic plan for 2022-2026. Berger offered several recommendations in response to the plan, specifically [...]

FOMC starts 2-day meeting on rates today

FOMC starts 2-day meeting on rates today

The Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC), the Federal Reserve's monetary policy-setting arm, begins a two-day meeting today that is not expected to result in any interest-rate action but could signal the beginning of Fed balance-sheet [...]

Yellen reiterates plan to reduce Fed balance sheet ‘this year’

Yellen reiterates plan to reduce Fed balance sheet ‘this year’

Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen discussed the current economic outlook and reiterated her expectations for the Fed to start tapering its balance sheet "this year" as she delivered the Fed's semiannual monetary policy report to [...]

Week ahead: Reg relief hearing, Yellen testimony, cyber meeting, more

Week ahead: Reg relief hearing, Yellen testimony, cyber meeting, more

NAFCU this week will monitor a hearing on legislation offering regulatory relief to community financial institutions and another featuring testimony by Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen on monetary policy. The association on Wednesday heads to [...]

The endless highway

The endless highway

“Sure as night will follow day, most things I worry about never happen anyway."—Tom Petty I was thinking about this Tom Petty lyric as I read a story this morning about the European Union ([...]

Watch what we do, not what we say

Watch what we do, not what we say

Our title today comes from one of the most intriguing and infamous government figures of the post-war era, John Mitchell (Richard Nixon’s Attorney General). Hunter S. Thompson famously wrote of Mitchell, “When going gets [...]

FOMC OKs 25 bps rate increase; more expected this year

FOMC OKs 25 bps rate increase; more expected this year

The Federal Open Market Committee, the Federal Reserve's monetary policy setting arm, said after the close of a two-day meeting Wednesday that it is raising the federal funds target rate a quarter-point to a range [...]

Yellen testimony, senior scam, cybersecurity hearings set

Yellen testimony, senior scam, cybersecurity hearings set

With both the Senate and House in session this week, CUNA will be tracking several hearings in both chambers. Those hearings include two appearances by Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen, who will make her semiannual [...]

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