Jerome Powell

Fed official hints at changes to large-bank capital buffer

07/11/19

The central bank may need to rethink how it uses a tool meant to combat elevated risk in boom times, said Vice Chairman for Supervision Randal Quarles.

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Libra takes a beating on Capitol Hill (again)

07/11/19

For the second straight day, concerns about Facebook's cryptocurrency project dominated lawmakers’ questioning of Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell.

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The Fed’s remarkable turnaround on CRA

07/11/19

The central bank has a long history of fighting reforms to the Community Reinvestment Act, until now.

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Powell throws down gauntlet on Facebook’s Libra project

07/10/19

The Federal Reserve chairman said the social media giant’s cryptocurrency plan “cannot go forward” without improved regulatory controls.

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Kudlow says Powell's job is safe, no effort to remove him

07/09/19

Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell’s job is safe for now, according to Larry Kudlow, top economic adviser to President Donald Trump.

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Lending to nonbank lenders is growing — maybe too much

07/05/19

Loans to other financial firms have soared in recent years, and many are going to private equity or business development firms that then use the funds to make leveraged loans. Should regulators be worried?

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Is leveraged lending a systemic risk?

06/27/19

Lending to companies with heavy debt loads is a growing business — one that many fear could lead to the next financial crisis.

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Big funds look to bypass banks; JPM looks to invest in bank tech company

06/27/19

Several large asset managers plan to meet directly with corporate clients to make loans; 10x Future Technologies promises faster and cheaper banking services.

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Trump says Fed should have Draghi as chief instead of Powell

06/26/19

The president said that European Central Bank President Mario Draghi would do a better job overseeing monetary policy in the U.S. than Fed Chairman Jerome Powell.

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Trump believes he has the authority to replace Powell at Fed

06/20/19

President Trump has told confidants as recently as Wednesday that he believes he has the authority to replace Jerome Powell as chairman of the Federal Reserve Board, according to people familiar with the matter.

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