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Congress debates potential Janet Yellen nomination

U.S. Senate confirms Jerome Powell as Federal Reserve chair – The U.S. Senate on Tuesday confirmed federal reserve governor jerome powell as the next head of the central bank, succeeding Janet Yellen, a move likely to provide continuity in U.S. monetary.

How Janet Yellen Can Save the Economy – The Atlantic – The nominee to lead the Federal Reserve is an old-school progressive. before Congress, Yellen has resolutely toed the traditionalist middle line on the. Yellen already appears to be settling the Fed's eternal debate about the.. in large part because she will deliver the smoothest possible transition.

How Janet Yellen Can Save the Economy – What is Janet Yellen’s secret. jumping too quickly into the fiscal debate, fearing a backlash from a Congress that keeps threatening to rein in the Fed’s traditional powers. Blinder and others say.

Mortgage applications drop as interest rates rise to 9-month high "This drop. of total applications, from 42.7 percent the previous week. The adjustable-rate mortgage (arm) share of activity increased to 8.4 percent of total applications. The average loan size.

Instant View: Yellen to be nominated for Fed chair – Yahoo – (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 head of the Fed ends in January.

Yellen, Raskin Win Senate Approval for Fed Board of Governors – The U.S. Senate confirmed Janet Yellen as vice. late last night ahead of Congress’s adjournment for the Nov. 2 midterm elections. Yellen, 64, and Raskin, 49, will join the Fed’s Board of Governors.

Janet Yellen – Wikipedia – Janet Yellen. Yellen was nominated by President Obama to succeed Ben Bernanke as Chairwoman of the united states federal Reserve. On January 6, 2014, the U.S. Senate confirmed Yellen’s nomination. She was sworn in on February 3, 2014, making her the first woman to hold the position.

A Fed that's light on public dissent – POLITICO – Janet Yellen is pictured.. Washington has had plenty of time to chew over Janet Yellen's nomination to lead the Federal Reserve but a key. Because the Fed's debate on regulatory issues is largely kept private. ( WATCH: Obama picks Janet Yellen for Fed chair). Reparations Won't Start With Congress.

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Rand Paul Threatens To Stop Fed Chair Nomination if Senate. – [RT] Adamant Federal reserve opponent sen. Rand Paul (R-Kentucky) says he will put a hold on Janet Yellen’s nomination to head the central bank, insisting that a bill of his that would audit the Fed be considered by Congress first.

Rand Paul Threatens To Stall Janet Yellen's Fed Chair. – Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., is threatening to prevent Janet Yellen’s nomination to be Federal Reserve Chair unless the Senate votes on his bill to audit the Fed. "As part of Senate consideration of the.

Shadow Inventory of Homes to Take Nearly 3 Years to Clear: S&P New-home sales fall to a nearly 3-year low; inventory surges as housing-market outlook darkens. it’s clear that the housing market has hit a rough patch.. In the year to date, new-home.