by. Dunstan Prial
The highlight of next week’s economic calendar will almost certainly be Janet Yellen’s testimony before Congress, her first as the newly-installed head of the Federal Reserve.
Fourth-quarter earnings are winding [...]
by. Henry Meier
Janet Yellin was officially handed the keys to the economy yesterday, becoming the first woman Chairman of the Federal Reserve. She was greeted with a three digit drop in the stock market. [...]
The U.S. Senate has confirmed Janet Yellen to serve as the next chair of the Federal Reserve, after Ben Bernanke finishes his second term at the end of the month.
By Annalyn Kurtz @AnnalynKurtz
The united stimulus front of central banks is starting to splinter as 2014 dawns.
By Simon Kennedy
The Federal Reserve -- soon to be led by Janet Yellen, who is poised for confirmation by the [...]
by. Nicholas Ballasy
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid has delayed a vote on the confirmation of Janet Yellen, President Obama’s choice for chairman of the Fed, until Jan. 6.
There will be two roll [...]
by. Darrell Delamaide
Senators let the Fed chair nominee know they expect more progress on bank rules if she's confirmed to succeed Ben Bernanke.
In her Senate confirmation hearing last week to succeed Ben Bernanke [...]
Federal Reserve Board Vice Chair Janet Yellen acknowledged the need for regulatory relief for small institutions – including credit unions – during a Senate Banking Committee hearing Thursday on her nomination as the next Fed Board chair.
By Douwe Miedema and Emily Stephenson
Big banks can still borrow more cheaply than competitors and should face tougher rules, the prospective new head of the U.S. Federal Reserve told lawmakers on Thursday.
Janet Yellen, President Barack Obama's nominee to lead the Federal Reserve, thinks the U.S. central bank has "more work to do" to help an economy and a labor market that are still underperforming.
The Federal Reserve opted not to reduce the size of its monthly asset purchases at its September meeting, punting on the so-called taper for the time being. Ben Bernanke, Janet Yellen and their Fed colleagues [...]
by. Henry Meier
It is being widely reported today that President Obama will nominate Fed Vice Chairman Janet Yellen to be the first Chairwoman of the Federal Reserve replacing Ben Bernanke, whose term ends on [...]
Here are five things everybody should know about the next head of the Federal Reserve
By Christopher Matthews @crobmatthews
Update: On Oct. 8, administration officials said the White House would nominate Yellen to be the [...]
The credit union tax exemption, the challenging regulatory environment and access to the secondary mortgage market were just a few of the key issues addressed in NAFCU’s meeting at the Federal Reserve Monday.