Is Jerome Powell's job as Federal Reserve chair in jeopardy?

Oct 20, 2021
Critics have intensified calls for a new Federal Reserve chair following Powell's financial disclosures, says Rachel Siegel of The Washington Post.
Some are calling for a new Fed Chair following release of Powell's financial disclosures. Above, Fed Chair Jerome Powell visiting Capitol Hill on Oct. 6.
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The Fed's surprise move 10 years ago set the tone for its crisis response

Jan 23, 2018
Ten years ago this week, the Fed unexpectedly slashed interest rates at an unscheduled meeting. It was the first of many "bold" actions by the Fed during the financial crisis.
Federal Reserve Board Chairman Ben Bernanke testifies during a hearing before the House Budget Committee Jan. 17, 2008 on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. Bernanke was on the Hill to give his views on the outlook of U.S. economy and he said the economy has been growing slow.
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'Audit the Fed' illustrates the politics behind policy

Feb 24, 2015
Sen. Rand Paul's call for more oversight of the Fed is a reliable applause line.

Whatever happens election day, it's Yellen's economy

Nov 3, 2014
If balances of power change in the election, the chairman of the Fed won't.

Will Janet Yellen follow the Bernanke plan?

Feb 11, 2014
Yellen faces her first congressional hearing today as Fed chair.

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Timeline: The afterlives of former Federal Reserve Chairmen

Jan 24, 2014
What awaits Ben Bernanke? A look at his predecessors

The Federal Reserve chairs are getting shorter and shorter

Oct 11, 2013
Approaching the zero lower bound, some might say.

What would the Fed be like under Chair Janet Yellen?

Oct 9, 2013
And how is Wall Street reacting to the White House's announcement?