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What’s the Fed saying about interest rates? We asked a linguist

by Kai Ryssdal and Maria Hollenhorst Feb 20, 2019
Jessica Rett of UCLA helps us parse the central bank's language.
A view of the Federal Reserve in Washington, D.C.
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Why the Fed's balance sheet is making markets nervous

by Kai Ryssdal and Phoebe Unterman Jan 3, 2019
Robert Kaplan, the president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas, on Thursday told Bloomberg that the Fed ought to think about slowing down how quickly it’s shrinking its balance sheet. What’s a balance sheet? It’s a ledger of the Fed’s…
Washington, UNITED STATES:  The U.S. Federal Trade Commission building in Washington, D.C.
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In a strong job market, some fed up workers are "ghosting" their employers

by Kai Ryssdal and Phoebe Unterman Dec 14, 2018
So many workers are disappearing without even a text message that they've caught the Fed's attention.
Commuters wait for trains at the Metro North Station in Greenwich, Connecticut.
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How the Fed has changed

by Nancy Marshall-Genzer Jul 12, 2018
A brief look at how five Fed chairs shifted the culture of the central bank.
Federal Reserve Board Chairman Jerome Powell testifies before the House Financial Services Committee in the Rayburn House Office Building on Capitol Hill Feb. 27, 2018 in Washington, D.C. 
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Fed Chair Jay Powell: We’re “independent of political considerations”

by Kai Ryssdal Jul 12, 2018
In a 30 minute conversation, Chairman Powell discusses tariffs, political pressure on the Fed and wage stagnation.
Jerome Powell listens as President Trump announces Powell as nominee for Chairman of the Federal Reserve in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, DC, November 2, 2017.
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New York Fed names John Williams as its next president

by Kai Ryssdal Apr 3, 2018
He will play an important role in the future Federal Open Market Committee decisions.

Williams picked as next president of New York Fed

by Associated Press Apr 3, 2018
He succeeded Janet Yellen as chair of the San Francisco Federal Reserve in 2015.
San Francisco Federal Reserve President John Williams.
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Workers from out of state and other countries have helped Texas, study says

by Renata Sago Apr 3, 2018
The Texas economy has grown about twice as fast as the rest of the country over the past decade, according to the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas. And a new report by the Dallas Fed finds one reason is that…

Fed raises key rate and foresees 2 more hikes this year

by Associated Press Mar 21, 2018
The Fed also increased its estimate for rate hikes in 2019 from two to three, reflecting an expectation of faster growth and lower unemployment.
Jerome Powell arrives to takes the oath of office as he is sworn-in as the new Chairman of the Federal Reserve (FED) at the Federal Reserve Building in Washington, D.C., Feb. 5, 2018.
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The Fed rethinks its inflation target

by Kai Ryssdal and Tracey Samuelson Jan 9, 2018
The Federal Reserve has two main jobs: maximize employment and keep prices stable. That second piece, stable prices, has meant the Fed tries to keep inflation at 2 percent. Former Fed Chair Ben Bernanke made that target the explicit goal…