Authord by Ron Paul via The Ron Paul Institute for Peace & Prosperity, This week President Trump revealed his final five candidates for Federal Reserve chair. Disappointingly, but not surprisingly, all five have strong ties to the financial...Show More Summary
Janet Yellen is the current Fed chair. Her four-year term ends in early February. Video provided by Newsy
Bloomberg: Trump Says He’s ‘Very, Very Close’ to Naming Fed Chair Nominee. (video) President Donald Trump told reporters Monday he is “very, very close” to announcing his nominee for chairman of the Federal Reserve. Trump gave the timeline...Show More Summary
``Today, despite sky-high FANG valuations, the S&P market-cap weighted and equal-weighted indexes both trade at around 22 times earnings. Thanks to the trillions of dollars printed by the Federal Reserve (and the popularity of passive investing, which we'll discuss in a moment), investors are buying everything... Show More Summary
Unlike government debt, which can be rolled over continuously, consumer loans actually need to be paid back. And despite low official interest rates from the Federal Reserve, those often do not trickle down to financial products like credit cards and small-business loans. Show More Summary
Tim Duy: In Defense of the Conventional Wisdom: Let’s revisit this from San Francisco Federal Reserve Resident John Williams: If you look until 2015 or so, the inflation data basically followed our models, emphasizing the role of weakness in the...
This is a pretty fascinating – and surprising — collection of data: Source: Federal Reserve of St. Louis The post Workers Abroad Are Catching Up to U.S. Skill Levels appeared first on The Big Picture.
Authored by Jeremiah Johnson (nom de plume of a retired Green Beret of the United States Army Special Forces) via SHTFplan.com, The United States (and the world) has been using the worthless fiat federal reserve note that is not backed by any true tangible asset. Show More Summary
Authored by Jeffrey Snider via Alhambra Investment Partners, Who President Trump ultimately picks as the next Federal Reserve Chairman doesn’t really matter. Unless he goes really far afield to someone totally unexpected, whoever that person will be will be largely more of the same. Show More Summary
The Federal Reserve began to reduce its bond holdings this month. Janet Yellen, the Fed’s chairwoman, said it is making “good progress.”
Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen on Friday defended the central bank's extraordinary efforts to fight the Great Recession and said they might be needed again. During the recession, the Fed … Click to Continue »
WASHINGTON, Oct 20 (Reuters) - President Donald Trump is considering a scenario in which he would nominate Fed Governor Jerome Powell and Stanford University economist John Taylor for the two top positions at the Federal Reserve Board, White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders said on Friday. Read more... Permalink | Email this | Linking Blogs | Comments
During the 2016 election candidate Donald Trump repeatedly attacked Janet Yellen as an Obama lackey who kept the interest rates close to zero to help the far left president. TRUMP WAS RIGHT. Since 2000, the Federal Reserve increasedShow More Summary
“There’s no sex in the Federal Reserve.”
President Trump has a problem. And it is who to select as The Federal Reserve Chair by November 3rd. Of course, he can always keep mega-dove Janet Yellen. Or he choose someone new like National Economic Council Director Gary Cohn, Fed...Show More Summary
Wall Street overwhelmingly believes President Trump will pick Federal Reserve Governor Jay Powell to be the next Fed chair.
The establishment is pulling out all the stops to demand that President Trump reappoint Janet Yellen as Federal Reserve Chair. But a new Chairman of the Federal Reserve would help take the central bank in a direction that helps the economy. One...Show More Summary
Reports from all 12 Federal Reserve Districts indicated that economic activity increased in September through early October, with the pace of growth split between modest and moderate. Residential construction continued to increase, and growth in commercial construction was up slightly on balance. Show More Summary
Categories: Afternoon Coffee Tags: General News The U.S. Federal Reserve’s lastest edition of its Beige Book indicated modest to moderate economic growth across its 12 districts from September to October. Sourcing startup Per Angusta...Show More Summary
Federal Reserve Governor Jerome Powell is the leading candidate to become the chair of the U.S. central bank after President Donald Trump concluded a series of meetings with five finalists Thursday, three administration officials said. Show More Summary