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Fed to Shrink $4.45 Trillion Balance Sheet When Bank Is Confident Economy Is Solid

Tuesday, February 14th, 2017

Yellen calls quantitative easing 'very unusual' and likely not to be relied on in the future

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Former Federal Reserve Staffer Says Economists at Central Bank Don’t Know How Economy Works

Wednesday, February 8th, 2017

‘Global systemic risk has been exponentially amplified by the Fed’s actions’

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Fed Raises Rates for Second Time in Two Years After Keeping Rates Near Zero Since 2008

Wednesday, December 14th, 2016

Federal funds rate increased to a range of 0.5-0.75 percentage point

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Fed Official Sees Smaller Role for Monetary Policy

Tuesday, December 6th, 2016

Governor says effects are limited, sees larger role for fiscal policy

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Federal Reserve Could Hike Interest Rates at Next Meeting

Tuesday, November 15th, 2016

Fed will consider impact of Trump's policies when deciding on interest rates

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Federal Reserve Leaves Rates at a Quarter of a Percentage Point

Wednesday, November 2nd, 2016

Committee says the case to increase rates has strengthened but wants to wait before moving

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Survey: 70% of Economists Believe Fed’s Political Donations Undermine Its Independence

Friday, October 21st, 2016

More than a third believe Yellen should step down if asked by the next president to do so

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Federal Reserve Keeps Interest Rates at a Quarter of a Percentage Point

Wednesday, July 27th, 2016

Committee saw improvement in labor market, still concerned with low inflation

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Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas President Is a Max Donor to Hillary Clinton

Wednesday, July 27th, 2016

Janet Yellen, who chairs the Fed, maintains it is an independent, nonpartisan organization