monetary policy

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


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.


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


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.


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


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.


Goldman, JPMorgan still betting on five Fed hikes by end of 2019


If the predictions prove correct, the benchmark rate would reach 3.50% by the end of next year.


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


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.


BlackRock looks south; CFPB hits ‘abusive’ payday lender


The money manager plans a big expansion in Atlanta; agency makes now rare determination that debt-collection practices were “abusive.”


Big six banks roll; Trump again rails against rate hikes


Main Street and Wall Street banks show strong earnings gains over last year; the president calls the Fed’s rate raising policies “my biggest threat.”


Wall Street jobs in jeopardy; Marcus going international


Trading floor layoffs may be ahead as revenue declines; Goldman Sachs to expand its consumer bank to the U.K.,


In deregulatory era, Trump picks a throwback for Fed board


Whereas most regulators appointed in the Trump administration are focused on rolling back the post-crisis framework, Nellie Liang helped create it.


San Francisco Fed names research head as new president


Mary Daly succeeds John Williams, who left the bank earlier this year to run the Federal Reserve Bank of New York.