Janet Yellen

Type: Person
Name: Janet Yellen (Janet L. Yellen)
Title: President
Organization: Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco
Nationality: United States
Fact Sheet: Biography for Janet Yellen
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 2 reports

Yellen says U.S. families need to boost savings

WASHINGTON — The Great Recession showed that a large number of American families are "extraordinarily vulnerable" to financial setbacks because they have few assets to fall back on, Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said Thursday.Yellen said a Fed survey ... [Published Denver Post - 1 hour ago]
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 9 hours ago - 5 reports

Many American Families Are 'Extraordinarily Vulnerable'

The head of the U.S. central bank says a "large share" of American families are "extraordinarily vulnerable" because they lack the savings or other assets needed to weather financial problems. U.S. Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen spoke Thursday in ... [Published DailyMe.Com - 9 hours ago]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated 13 hours ago - 20 reports

US Fed Chair Yellen Focuses on Normalization

What seems to be a trend after Bank of Canada Governor Stephen Poloz gave a speech yesterday that read like central banking 101, the chair of the U.S. Federal Reserve, Janet Yellen, stressed that the twin mandates of the central bank are full employment ... [Published FTSE Global Markets - 13 hours ago]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated 14 hours ago - 35 reports

Fed: Interest Rates To Stay Low For “Considerable Time”

The Federal Reserve will end its six-year bond buying program in October, but rates will remain low for a “Considerable Time”Page 1 of 2Published: September 18, 2014 at 1:12 pm EST By: Troy Kuhn Click Ticker to See live coverageThe Federal Reserve ended ... [Published Bidness Etc - 14 hours ago]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated 15 hours ago - 15 reports

Fed renews zero-rate pledge

THE United States Federal Reserve (Fed) on Wednesday renewed its pledge to keep interest rates near zero for a “considerable time”, but also indicated it could raise borrowing costs faster than expected when it starts moving.Many economists and traders ... [Published New Straits Times - 16 hours ago]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated 15 hours ago - 21 reports

Fed holds course toward rate hike in 2015

"The economy is continuing to make progress toward the FOMC's objective of maximum sustainable employment," Fed Chair Janet Yellen said in remarks after the meeting. However, "the labor market has yet to fully recover."The FOMC kept intact language saying ... [Published Nasdaq - 17 hours ago]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated 17 hours ago - 5 reports

Yellen: No mechanical interpretation of ‘considerable time’

FOX Business contributor Jon Hilsenrath, Janney chief investment strategist Mark Luschini and Federated Investors chief equity strategist Phil Orlando discuss Federal Reserve Chief Janet Yellen’s speech. ... [Published FOX Business - Video - 17 hours ago]
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 17 hours ago - 2 reports

Yellen Avoids Comments on Policy at Savings Conference

Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen did not comment on the central bank’s most recent policy decisions or the U.S. economy in pre-recorded remarks to a conference on savings among low-income families on Thursday. Yellen’s remarks were delivered to a ... [Published OANDA Forex Blog - 17 hours ago]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated 21 hours ago - 6 reports

The Janet Yellen Effect: Does the Fed Control Markets?

Sept. 18 (Bloomberg) -- John Taft, Chief Executive Officer RBC Wealth Management, and Robert Hoopes, president at Vox Global Public Affairs, examine the power Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen holds over markets and the political implications of monetary ... [Published BusinessWeek - 21 hours ago]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 3 reports

Janet Yellen: Keeping Rates Low for a Considerable Time

Sept. 17 (Bloomberg) –- Brown Brothers Harriman and Co.’s Scott Clemons and Bloomberg’s Josh Wright discuss their takeaways from Fed Chair Janet Yellen’s remarks today. They speak on “Taking Stock.” (Source: Bloomberg)Joining me also is josh wright.Josh, ... [Published Bloomberg - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 4 reports

FOMC needs to be flexible: Yellen

35 Mins AgoFed chair Janet Yellen defends her comments on the Fed's forward guidance not being calendar based. Yellen says the FOMC does not want to be locked into something that the market sees as a firm commitment. ... [Published CNBC - Sep 17 2014]
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First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 3 reports

Live Blog: Follow the Federal Reserve Decision and Janet Yellen’s Press Conference

Associated Press How close is the Federal Reserve to exiting its ultra-easy monetary policy?  Welcome to our latest Fed live blog, where we’ll be spending the next few hours analyzing the central bank’s policy decision and Fed Chairwoman Janet Yellen ... [Published WSJ.com: Real Time Economics - Sep 17 2014]


"for many lower-income families without assets, the definition of a financial crisis is a month or two without a paycheck, or the advent of a sudden illness or some other unexpected expense" Yellen said

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Links for 9-19-14 [Published Economist's View - 57 mins ago]
The Importance of Asset Building - Janet Yellen Social norms and the enforcement of laws - vox Negative interest rates not absurd – and might work - FT.com FOMC statement and the new normal - John Cochrane In Search of Better Credit Assessments - ...
On The Ambiguity Of The Fed's Dot Plot [Published Zero Hedge - 6 hours ago]
Via ConvergEx's Nick Colas, In the Q&A period during yesterday’s Federal Reserve Chair press conference, Janet Yellen was careful to describe the projections made by Fed officials on future interest rate policy as point estimates.  The implicit caveat ...
Why Global Growth Is So Disappointing [Published Zero Hedge - 7 hours ago]
Submitted by Salient Partners' Epsilon Theory blog , Take your instinct by the reinsYou'd better best to rearrangeWhat we want and what we needHas been confused, been confused – REM, “Finest Worksong” (1987) The politics of dancingThe politics ...
SETH KLARMAN: 'Investors Have Been Seduced Into... [Published Clusterstock - 11 hours ago]
The market is making Seth Klarman nervous. On Wednesday night,  Zero Hedge posted an excerpt from Klarman's latest letter to investors. Klarman said, among other things, that we are marching towards a re-creation of the 2007 market. Klarman writes: ...
Wall Street Sees Holes In Fed's New Policy-tigh... [Published Clusterstock - 13 hours ago]
By Jonathan Spicer NEW YORK (Reuters) - No sooner did the Federal Reserve reveal its plan for eventually tightening U.S. monetary policy than many on Wall Street flagged problems with the mechanics of the strategy, and said more adjustments would ...
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Dow closes at record with no rate hike in sight [Published Reuters Video: Business - Sep 17 2014]
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MoneyBeat Week Talks the Fed, Markets and Apple [Published Wall Street Journal What's News - Aug 22 2014]
Stocks mostly lower following Yellen speech [Published MarketWatch Morning Stock Talk - Aug 22 2014]
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