SAN FRANCISCO, Nov 30- Wall Street last month gave the Federal Reserve its worst grade since Jerome Powell took the helm of the U.S. central bank earlier this year, docking points for a communications misstep early in October that sent U.S. stocks tumbling. The Fed received an average score of 3.57 in the latest survey, conducted October 25 to 29 and released on...
CNBC's Wilfred Frost and Sara Eisen have a friendly debate about who would be the better Fed chair following reports that President Trump suggested Janet Yellen was an ineffective Fed chair because of her height.
President Trump might have reappointed Janet Yellen to head the Federal Reserve if only she was a few inches taller.
SAN FRANCISCO, Nov 8- On Thursday, the Federal Reserve surprised no one with a decision to leave interest rates unchanged. In a shift, Fed Chair Jerome Powell plans to hold a press conference after every one of the Fed's eight policy meetings each year, rather than just once a quarter in conjunction with its forecasts. In the seven years since then Fed Chairman Ben...
Douglas Durst, whose father Seymour put up the National Debt Clock in Times Square in 1989, has a suggestion to bring down the deficit.
CNBC's Steve Liesman reports on former Fed chair Janet Yellen's comments on Tuesday at the Schwab Impact conference.
The Greater China markets advanced despite the country's official Purchasing Managers' Index report coming in below expectations.
The United States is taking on too much debt right now, a problem that is will only worsen moving forward, former Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said Tuesday.
Former Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said Tuesday more rate hikes are needed in order to avoid an overheating labor market.
CNBC'S Ylan Mui reports on comments from former Fed Chair Janet Yellen on the state of the economy.
Notable banking analyst Dick Bove makes the case for why the Federal Reserve is too tight already.
A slowing but still strong economic outlook suggests continued gradual rate increases are appropriate, Cleveland Fed President Loretta Mester says.
Powell had at least 33 individual meetings with members of Congress in June, July and August, surpassing the 27 meetings he took in his first four months on the job, monthly calendars posted to the Fed's website show. Powell met with slightly more Republicans than Democrats, reflecting the overall makeup of Congress. But Powell told Marketplace radio in June he...
CNBC's Jim Cramer chastises Trump for "poking fun" at Fed Chairman Jerome Powell in a Wall Street Journal interview.
Short-term Treasury rates climbed to multiyear highs on Thursday after the Federal Reserve's latest meeting minutes showed members confident in the current path of interest rate hikes and wary of frothiness in financial markets.
WASHINGTON, Oct 17- White House economic advisor Larry Kudlow said on Wednesday that U.S. President Trump was not demanding a policy change at the Federal Reserve after Trump heaped more criticism on the Fed on Tuesday, calling rising U.S. interest rates his "biggest threat." "A protracted battle over Fed independence would risk higher long-term interest rates...
President Donald Trump heaped more criticism on the Federal Reserve in an interview with Fox Business Network on Tuesday, extending his discontent beyond its chairman, Jerome Powell, whom he has frequently critiqued in public. Trump has said he is not trying to oust Powell, whom he appointed to replace former Chair Janet Yellen. The president also appointed two...
President Donald Trump heaped more criticism on the Federal Reserve in an interview with Fox Business Network on Tuesday, extending his discontent beyond its chairman, Jerome Powell, who he has frequently critiqued in public. "My biggest threat is the Fed," he said according to excerpts released before the interview with Trish Regan Primetime airs.
Former Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen balks at President Trump's growing attacks on the Fed, expressing confidence in her successor, Jay Powell, according to The Wall Street Journal.
During her tenure, Fed Chair Janet Yellen was cautious about raising rates while stressing that any future moves would depend on what the economic data showed.