Tagged: janet yellen

Janet Yellen: Job Market Needs Low Rates 'For Some Time'

by Associated Press 3/31/2014 11:35 am

Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen made clear Monday that she thinks the still-subpar U.S. job market will continue to need the help of low interest rates "for some time."

Fed Clarifies Guidance on Short-Term Interest Rates

by Associated Press 3/19/2014 01:55 pm

The Federal Reserve sought Wednesday to clarify a question that investors have been trying to determine: When it might start to raise short-term interest rates from record lows.

Janet Yellen to Enter Spotlight as New Federal Reserve Leader

by Associated Press 3/19/2014 10:31 am

Investors will be watching closely Wednesday for any hints of how a Janet Yellen-led Federal Reserve might differ from the path set by her predecessor, Ben Bernanke.