Tagged: janet yellen

Janet Yellen: US Experiencing Widening Inequality

by Associated Press 10/17/2014 11:55 am

Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said Friday that the last several decades have seen the most sustained rise in income inequality in a century.

Janet Yellen Foresees Continued Low Borrowing Rates

by Associated Press 5/7/2014 4:28 pm

Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said Wednesday that the U.S. economy is improving but noted that the job market remains "far from satisfactory" and inflation is still below the Fed's target rate.

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 1:55 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.

Janet Yellen to Investors: Expect Continuity at the Fed

by Associated Press 2/11/2014 11:13 am

Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen sought Tuesday to reassure investors that she will embrace the approach to interest-rate policy that her predecessor, Ben Bernanke, pursued before he stepped down as chairman last month.