Congress debates potential Janet Yellen nomination

 · Paul Vigna and Donald Kohn discuss Janet Yellen’s possible Federal Reserve nomination, and Dave Stevens looks at the state of the housing market. Photo: AP. Janet Yellen, a.

Federal Reserve Chair janet yellen told congress on Wednesday that the central bank expects to keep raising a key interest rate at a gradual pace and also plans to start trimming its massive bond.

The Senate voted 56 to 42 to proceed to a vote on Watt’s nomination — shy of the 60 votes required to end debate. Some Senate Democrats have. Republicans are also threatening to block the.

 · (Reuters) – U.S. President Barack Obama will nominate Federal Reserve Vice Chairwoman Janet Yellen to be the next head of the U.S. central bank on Wednesday, a White House official said on Tuesday. If confirmed, Yellen would replace Ben Bernanke, whose current term as.

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Trump Asks for Show of Hands From Senators on Potential Fed Chair Nominees The president on Tuesday reportedly polled GOP senators on apparent finalists to be the next Fed chair.

White House officials refused to confirm Trump had finalized his decision to pick Powell, but a senior Capitol hill source told AFP that congressional leadership “got a head’s up” about Powell’s.

The most important Senate vote was to confirm the nomination of Janet Yellen to head the Federal Reserve. Congressional Votes for Maryland the Week of 01/03 – 01/09/2014 – InsuranceNewsNet

NAFCU: The credit union perspective on housing finance reform Rick Stafford, president and CEO of Tower Federal credit union (laurel, Md.), will testify on NAFCU’s behalf Wednesday delivering the credit union perspective on housing finance reform during a.

 · According to Breitbart, Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen achieved the primary goal of any new Fed chief and avoided any obvious land mines. But what was lacking in the dialogue, both from Yellen.

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Janet Yellen, a potential nominee to lead the Federal Reserve, should have less difficulty getting confirmed by the Senate when compared to Larry Summers, who is now out of the running.

Janet Yellen's Nomination Statement Janet Yellen, a potential nominee to lead the Federal Reserve, should have less difficulty getting confirmed by the Senate when compared to Larry Summers, who is now out of the running. But the.

When Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen takes the stage Friday to address the central bank’s annual monetary policy conference in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, it could be her last appearance at the end.