Jerome Powell

Would raising capital requirements for a rainy day hasten one?

12/13/18

One Federal Reserve governor’s push to use an untapped capital buffer to counteract potential losses is stoking concerns that such a maneuver could spook financial markets.

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Fed won't lift Wells' growth cap until deficiencies are fixed: Powell

12/10/18

The Federal Reserve Board chairman told Sen. Elizabeth Warren in a letter that the central bank is actively reviewing the bank's progress in following a February consent order.

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'No wonder they've had 12 straight years of losses': Comments of the Week

12/06/18

Readers sound off on the CFPB's name change, whether the Post Office should be allowed to engage in banking services and the FDIC's call to revamp the de novo process.

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Fed tinkers with rates; automated home valuations prompt worries

11/30/18

The central bank may be looking at other benchmarks besides the fed funds rate to conduct monetary policy; dropping human appraisers from most home sales raises concerns.

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Trump can't fire Jerome Powell. Will he try anyway?

11/29/18

The president’s escalating criticism of the central bank might be bluster. But it raises questions about how far he might go and what would happen if he tried to act.

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Trump says he's 'not even a little bit happy' with Fed's Powell

11/27/18

President Trump stepped up his attacks on the Federal Reserve Board and its chairman, Jerome Powell, blaming the central bank for declines in the stock market.

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Warren says leveraged lending lapses invite new crisis

11/15/18

Sen. Elizabeth Warren said regulators are failing to respond to what she thinks could be a new meltdown in the making: the trillion-dollar market for leveraged loans.

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Empty chairs at Fed still the status quo — and could be for some time

11/13/18

The Senate is poised to confirm Kansas Banking Commissioner Michelle Bowman to the Federal Reserve Board. But the nominations for the two other open seats are still in limbo.

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Fed unveils overhaul of large-bank supervision

10/31/18

In a highly anticipated proposal, the central bank outlined a new approach for its post-crisis supervisory program that divides banks into different tiers based on size.

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Congressional Black Caucus members urge Fed action on faster payments

10/30/18

In a letter Monday to Federal Reserve Board Chairman Jerome Powell, the four House Democrats argued that the nation’s aging payments system is contributing to economic inequality.

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