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Former Fed Chair Janet Yellen says it’s OK for the US to add to its $23 trillion debt pile — as long as it’s used to pay for climate...
Yellen says that low interest rates make it cheaper to borrow and pay for ambitious spending programs right now.
Yellen pointed to growing wealth inequality and the US-China trade war as critical drivers of a potential downturn.
The share of women and minority economists working for the Fed has barely grown in five years — and elite economists say that’s a big prob...
The Fed hasn't grown its share of women economists since 2013, and in the same time frame has increased the share of minorities only slightly.
The White House briefly looked into ways to weaken the dollar. But Janet Yellen told us the Fed wouldn’t have to participate in such an interven...
The central bank has traditionally followed through with currency interventions when they occurred, according to Yellen.
Janet Yellen told us Trump’s attacks on the Fed are ‘a first’ — and stressed the importance of an independent central bank
Pressure on the central bank has reached an unprecedented point, according to former Fed Chair Janet Yellen.
A $1.6 trillion credit market could batter the global economy. And you will take the hit if it implodes, not Wall Street.
Leveraged loans have caught a lot of heat in recent months as a potential cause of the next recession and broader financial doom, but what are they?
Janet Yellen, now at the Brookings Institution, told Marketplace that Trump doesn't have a basic grasp of macroeconomic policy or the Fed's goals.
Janet Yellen, former Federal Reserve chair, said that if the government shutdown continues, it could impact consumer sentiment and the retail sector.
Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell was unfazed by President Donald Trump's constant attacks on his the Fed's rate hikes and his job performance.
Mnuchin says Trump doesn’t believe he has the right to fire the Fed chair, despite reports saying he has privately discussed the possibility
Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Saturday that President Donald Trump does not believe he has the power to fire the Fed chair, Jerome Powell.