Tagged: janet yellen

Women Became the Story in 2017

As Oprah Winfrey put it during her acceptance speech at the Golden Globes on January 7th, 2018. The reverberations of her words have re-ignited, for anyone who thought it was a just a trend, the importance of #metoo, the industry-agnostic movement. Actually, it is all-encompassing… Read More

Senate Side: Janet Yellen Testimony Continues (Video)

Janet Yellen, Chair of the Federal Reserve, returns to Capitol Hill again today to continue her testimony.  Today she returns to the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs.  The hearing, entitled, “The Semiannual Monetary Policy Report to the Congress”, will give Yellen a… Read More

Janet Yellen Testifying at House Financial Services Committee (Video)

Monetary Policy and the State of the Economy Testimony by Janet Yellen, Chairman of the Federal Reserve, to the House Financial Services Committee.   Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen will appear before the full committee to deliver the Federal Reserve’s semi-annual Monetary Policy Report to… Read More

Big Week at House Financial Services Committee as Janet Yellen is set to Appear

The House Financial Services Committee has an interesting schedule next week. On Wednesday, February 10th, Janet Yellen, Chair of the Federal Reserve, will wander up to Capitol Hill for a thorough grilling by Committee members. The Fed raised rates by 25 basis points last December… Read More

Will Marketplace Lenders Feel the Squeeze as Interest Rates Rise?

As most Fed followers expected, the FOMC decided to increase interest rates nudging up rates by 25 basis points. The last time the Fed raised rates was almost 10 years ago. The back and forth chatter regarding when the Fed would act has been a… Read More

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