Fed Chair Janet Yellen testifies in front of the House Financial Services Committee this morning. It’s the first time she’s appeared in public since the Federal Reserve finally raised interest rates at the end of last year.
A lot has changed since Yellen last spoke in public. The stakes have risen.
“This may well be the most dramatic and pressing set of hearings Chair Yellen is facing since her nomination. because of the of true drama playing out in the real economy,” Mark Hamrick, senior economic analyst at Bankrate.com, said.
As a nonprofit news organization, our future depends on listeners like you who believe in the power of public service journalism.
Your investment in Marketplace helps us remain paywall-free and ensures everyone has access to trustworthy, unbiased news and information, regardless of their ability to pay.
Donate today — in any amount — to become a Marketplace Investor. Now more than ever, your commitment makes a difference.