Former Fed vice chairman Stanley Fischer said Thursday that the central bank might be tempted to raise rates even more aggressively to show that it can't be influenced by the White House.
Stanley Fischer, former Federal Reserve vice chair, discusses the independence of the Federal Reserve.
Stanley Fischer, former Federal Reserve vice chair, discusses global economies and the risks from inflation and trade policies.
Stanley Fischer, former Federal Reserve vice chair, weighs in on President Trump's comments about the Federal Reserve and how that may impact the policy path.
Understanding the slump — think of it as a mini-recession — of 2015 and 2016 is important in many ways. It helps explains the economic growth spurt of the last two years.
The U.S. stock market is well on its way to better-than-average gains this year, but a quick glance at overseas markets reveals a more sobering story.
Inflation continues to be pretty much as subdued as it was when Stanley Fischer stepped down from the Fed, the former central bank vice chairman said Wednesday. Fischer said his former colleagues have "some time to wait" as conditions unfold.
San Francisco Fed President Williams is leading candidate to become next President of the New York Fed, sources said.
The Federal Reserve had been expected to raise its benchmark interest rate a quarter point to a target range of 1.25 percent to 1.5 percent.
Mohamed El-Erian is being considered by the White House for Fed vice chairman.
Replacing New York Fed President Bill Dudley may be one of the most controversial Fed appointments in recent memory.
NY Fed President William Dudley, a key figure in managing the financial crisis and its aftermath, announced his retirement.
"But every one-tenth of 1 percent is producing jobs, and it would be a shame not to do it," JPMorgan's Jacob Frenkel adds.
"Janet is a safe pair of hands," Stanley Fischer tells CNBC on his last day as vice chairman of the Federal Reserve.
a narrowing U.S. trade deficit in August lifted the dollar index as gold flattened.
Stanley Fischer's decision to step down from the Fed is part of a new era that increasingly looks like it won't include Janet Yellen.
The dollar fell against a basket of currencies after Federal Reserve Vice Chairman Stanley Fischer announced his resignation.
Fed Vice Chairman Stanley Fischer's decision to step down creates another opening at the central bank for President Trump to fill.
Fed Vice Chair Stanley Fischer said low rates send "a powerful signal that the growth potential of the economy may be limited."
Trump appears ready to remake the Fed in an image that will be considerably different than what investors have known for many years.