monetary policy

House committee to examine credit bureau reforms later this month

02/06/19

The House Financial Services Committee will hold a hearing Feb. 26 on "holding credit bureaus accountable" — one of seven hearings scheduled by the panel for the month.

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Fed’s Powell, Clarida meet with Trump

02/05/19

Federal Reserve chairman and vice chairman meet the president for dinner, but interest rates aren’t on the menu

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Lending slowdown seen; Trump, Powell dine at White House

02/05/19

Senior loan officers also expect decline in loan performance; meeting termed "cordial and collegial."

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Herman Cain buzz signals shift in Trump’s Fed strategy

02/01/19

If Cain is chosen for the Federal Reserve Board, it would be starkly out of step with the administration’s other nominations and may reveal a drastic change in the president’s attitude toward the central bank.

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Fed wary of hard Brexit's effect on U.S. banks

01/30/19

Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said a messy breakup between the United Kingdom and European Union could pose risks to the economy and financial system.

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U.S. bank CEOs see Fed staying the course after market chaos

01/24/19

Leaders of the biggest U.S. banks don’t see 2018’s wild ending as reason enough for the Federal Reserve to reverse course.

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Fed board nominee Nellie Liang withdraws from consideration

01/08/19

Former Federal Reserve economist Nellie Liang withdrew from consideration for a seat on the central bank’s board of governors, the White House announced Monday.

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Fed board nominee Nellie Liang withdraws from consideration

01/08/19

Former Federal Reserve economist Nellie Liang withdrew from consideration for a seat on the central bank’s board of governors, the White House announced Monday.

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Fed's Powell says he will not resign if asked by Trump

01/04/19

The central bank chairman said Friday that he would not step down if asked to do so by the president, adding that he has not received any direct communications from the White House about the agency’s interest rate policy.

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Facebook tests mobile payments; Fed futures signal flat rates

01/03/19

Facebook’s WhatsApp unit has been testing its payments app in India since May; investors price in an almost a 90% probability of no Fed hikes this year.

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