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Jerome Powell

  1. the money game
    How Rising Rents Crashed the Stock MarketTuesday’s decline in stocks was the largest in more than two years. A steep rise in housing inflation was a big reason.
  2. the money game
    Inflation Is Slowing, But More Pain Is ComingThe Federal Reserve is trying to show that it has the wherewithal to right the economy without blowing it up.
  3. the money game
    It Could Be Years Before America’s Inflation Problem Is Under ControlThe Federal Reserve just raised rates by the most in 28 years, but its power to tame spiraling prices is limited.
  4. the money game
    The Fed Just Raised the Odds of a RecessionInflation pushed the economy into a corner, but Wall Street might just come out as a winner.
  5. the money game
    Warning: Recession AheadThe Fed made the economy weird, and now no one knows exactly when it’s going to crash.
  6. economy
    The Pandemic Economy Is Officially OverYou can blame inflation for paying more in interest fees, which are probably only going to get bigger
  7. the money game
    ‘Buy the Dip’ Goes BustFrom Wall Street to r/WallStreetBets, traders find their pandemic strategy doesn’t work anymore.
  8. inflation
    The Season of High Prices Has No End in SightOmicron kept people at home, and inflation followed them there.
  9. the federal reserve
    Fed to Markets: The Prices Are Too Damn HighJerome Powell told markets what they expected to hear Wednesday, albeit in a slightly more hawkish tone than some anticipated.
  10. the money game
    5 Things to Know About This Red-Hot Inflation NumberThe Consumer Price Index rose 7 percent — the highest in four decades. Here are some real-world implications.
  11. the money game
    This Year’s Economy Will Come Down to Wednesday’s Inflation ReportOne way or another, we’re at the beginning of the end stages of the pandemic-era financial and monetary policies.
  12. the money game
    Washington, D.C., Has an Insider-Trading ProblemWhy are Fed governors trading as they move markets? Why is Nancy Pelosi speculating on Tesla shares?
  13. the money game
    The Federal Reserve Just Declared War Against InflationYou might not know what “tapering” means — but it is Jerome Powell’s main tool to fight higher prices.
  14. the national interest
    Republican Senator Tom Cotton Admits Trump, Not Biden, Caused InflationOops.
  15. the money game
    How Joe Biden Is Deciding Who Will Lead the Federal ReserveWill he replace Jerome Powell with Lael Brainard, the candidate favored by AOC, Elizabeth Warren, and others?
  16. the federal reserve
    The Big Problem With the Left’s Case Against Jerome PowellOne can imagine an aggressively anti-carbon Fed chair. But the U.S. Senate will not confirm one.
  17. the economy
    America’s Inflation Debate Is Fundamentally ConfusedTo raise real wages and lower Americans’ cost of living, we need to inject more demand into the economy, not less, economist J.W. Mason argues.
  18. jerome powell
    Fed to Biden: The Money Printer’s Still Got Plenty of InkJerome Powell applauded Congress’s new stimulus package Wednesday, while encouraging it to take further action on “the investment front.”
  19. coronavirus stimulus
    The Fed Gives Democrats the Green Light on Large StimulusThe central bank is worried about Congress stimulating the economy too little, not too much.
  20. the top line
    The World’s Best BureaucratAs chairman of the Federal Reserve during the pandemic, Jerome Powell has managed to do something almost unimaginable in Washington: a good job.
  21. coranvirus stimulus
    Trump Pulls Plug on Stimulus Talks, Promises COVID Relief ‘After I Win’In an inscrutable decision, Trump flushed prospects for a second stimulus check and a boost to the economy — quite possibly until late January.
  22. federal reserve
    In Historic Move, Fed Will No Longer Kill Jobs to Fight Phantom InflationFor decades, the central bank has deliberately slowed growth whenever unemployment got “too low.” Jerome Powell says that era is over.
  23. markets
    White House: Stocks Are Plunging Because Jerome Powell Doesn’t SmileMultiple Trump advisers have blamed the markets’ jitters on the Fed chair’s poor “bedside manner.”
  24. the economy
    We’re Paying for Coronavirus Stimulus by Printing Money. And That’s Fine!Congress should learn to stop worrying and love monetizing the debt.
  25. the federal reserve
    Why Trump Might Be Right About Negative Interest RatesThe Federal Reserve opposes the radical stimulus policy. But it might be necessary to promote recovery.
  26. the top line
    The Federal Reserve Cut Rates to Zero, But Markets Aren’t That ImpressedThere are problems Jerome Powell and the Federal Reserve can solve – and problems they cannot solve.
  27. the top line
    The Federal Reserve Should Not Be Part of the #ResistanceFormer New York Federal Reserve Bank president Bill Dudley is making a very unwise argument about Trump and the Fed.
  28. the top line
    Here’s What the ‘CRAZY INVERTED YIELD CURVE’ Means for YouAn unusual configuration of bond yields is not proof that we’re going into a recession. But there’s a reason the stock market is spooked.
  29. the top line
    Trump Can Trade-War His Way to Interest-Rate Cuts — Even Though It’s StupidIt’s simple: When the president does things that hurt the economy, that gives Jerome Powell & Co. more room to cut rates.
  30. the top line
    The Fed May Have Had No Choice But to Confuse Us AllJerome Powell faces an interesting challenge: how be clear about his intentions, even as he’s improvising to clean up Trump’s messes.
  31. the top line
    Here’s Who Trump Should Have Made Fed ChairmanNeel Kashkari, like Trump, thinks the Fed should cut interest rates. The problem is that those beliefs stem from principle, not politics.
  32. the economy
    Fed Chair Powell Says He’s Not Going Anywhere, But the Fed’s Moving Toward TrumpU.S. Fed chairman Jerome Powell says he intends to serve his term, but the Fed appears to be ready to cut interest rates.
  33. the top line
    Trump Can Only Move Interest Rates by Hurting the EconomyIf he pushes stock prices down enough by starting trade wars, he knows he might get the Fed to act.
  34. vision 2020
    The Fed Has Good News for Our Economy — and Trump’s CampaignThe central bank has decided to stop sacrificing economic growth to fears of phantom inflation. That could spur wage growth — and Trump’s reelection.
  35. the top line
    Recession Worries Move to DEFCON 3But are bond markets signaling a flagging economy — or simply calculating the effects of Trump’s pressure campaign on the Federal Reserve?
  36. the stock market
    Stocks Bounce Back From Christmas Eve Dive With Record One-Day RiseThe Dow rose 1,086 points on Wednesday, in part because the White House assured investors Trump isn’t firing everyone in sight.
  37. the top line
    Trump’s Attacks on Jerome Powell Show He Doesn’t Know How the Fed WorksTrump has been fantasizing about firing Powell because he’s upset about interest rates going up – but the Fed chair doesn’t unilaterally set rates.
  38. the stock market
    Dow Plunges More Than 650 Points, the Worst Christmas Eve Trading Day EverMeanwhile, Trump tweeted attacks on the Fed from the White House.
  39. the national interest
    Trump Fears Greatest Economy in History Is on Brink of CollapseIf the economy was as strong as Trump says, it could easily withstand some small interest rate hikes.
  40. the top line
    Here Are Maybe Some Reasons Stocks Have Been FallingWall Street thinks there’s a problem out there. The Federal Reserve thinks the economy is doing fine.
  41. the economy
    Trump Should Blame Himself for the Federal Reserve Policies He Thinks Are ‘Loco’Since he is mad again about the Fed raising rates, it’s time to review the things he’s done to cause the Fed to do so.
  42. federal reserve
    Trump Won’t Acknowledge the Independence of the FedThe president keeps complaining about the interest rate hikes the Fed is undertaking, and now he’s acting like he may not tolerate them for long.
  43. Trump Bashes Fed for Interest Rate Policy He Once SupportedHe really does not seem to understand that presidents are supposed to shut up about the independent Fed’s policies.
  44. The 3 Claims Republicans Are Making About Their Tax Bill’s EffectsSome of the good things tax cuts produce are ephemeral; others could backfire.
  45. Trump Just Handed the Keys to Our Economy to a Sensible Centrist — ProbablyMeet Jerome Powell, the new Federal Reserve chair. His economic views are largely unknown.
  46. Reports: Trump Likely to Tap Jerome Powell As Next Federal Reserve ChairIt would be an unusual, but not radical, pick.