A U.S. Treasury official and a director at the New York Federal Reserve are among those who have been considered to replace two hawkish Fed policymakers, according to people familiar with the searches.» Read More
SYDNEY- Reserve Bank of Australia will release the minutes of its August policy board meeting- 2340 GMT. SALZBURG, Germany- Federal Reserve Bank of New York Deputy General Counsel and Senior Vice President Joyce Hansen, Austrian National Bank Deputy Governor Andreas Ittner and Bundesbank Board member Andreas Dombret speak at Salzburg Global Seminar.
Flashes of illumination rather than fireworks are expected at the annual meeting of top central bankers and economists in Jackson Hole, Wyoming.
LONDON, Aug 17- Flashes of illumination rather than fireworks are expected at this week's annual meeting of top central bankers and economists in Jackson Hole, Wyoming. The spotlight will be on Janet Yellen, who will speak on Friday in her first appearance at Jackson Hole as Fed chair.
If history repeats itself, stocks will dip when the Fed exits the bond-buying business for good, data suggest.
SYDNEY- RBA Payments Policy Department senior manager Jenny Hancock will participate in a panel discussion at the Risk Australia Conference, Sydney.
WASHINGTON/ NEW YORK, Aug 12- Approaching a historic turn in U.S. monetary policy, Janet Yellen has staked her tenure as chair of the Federal Reserve on a simple principle: she'd rather fight inflation than another economic downturn.
WAKEFIELD, Canada- Canadian Finance Minister Joe Oliver will hold an annual two-day policy retreat in Wakefield to discuss with industrialists, analysts and others where they think the economy is heading.
An avowed opponent of putting money at the top in hopes it "trickles down," the Obama economy has benefited from the principle.
Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen will have some good news to tell Congress this week about the health of the labor market.
A surge of Republican pressure is bringing the Fed's long-held independence into question again.
There have been some great forecasts and some awful ones over the past 25 years. Here is a look at some that shook the market.
Here's what investors should remember: Deflation has yet to hold up the white flag and the Fed won't rest until the enemy surrenders, says Ron Insana.
Stranger things have happened. Ben Bernanke is known for his love of baseball, and he needs a new gig now that he's no longer chairman of the Fed.
Stanley Fischer has been confirmed to join the board of governors, meaning he'll have a vote—and an important say—in monetary policy.
Andrew Ross Sorkin, "Squawk Box" co-host and New York Times columnist, talked about the former Fed chairman's qualifications for the job.
CNBC's Larry Kudlow, and Richard Brodsky, Demos senior fellow, discuss the ethics of huge speaking fees which former presidents and government officials receive once they leave office.
Since leaving the Federal Reserve, Ben Bernanke has been raking in the bucks, commanding six-figure fees on the speaking circuit. CNBC's Eamon Javers reports which government officials are making the most cash per speech.
Bernanke said the Fed does not need to shrink its $4 trillion-plus balance sheet for it to normalize monetary policy.
Former Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner, one of the most pivotal and controversial figures during the financial crisis, defends his actions and reveals what he would do over.
Andrew Ross Sorkin reflects on the major takeaways from his recent interviews with former Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner.