Paul Volcker is worried that the US is losing its status as ‘top dog’ in the world

Political divisiveness at home is threatening the position of the U.S. around the world, former Federal Reserve Chairman Paul Volcker said in an interview that painted a dour picture of the nation’s future. “It’s different now,” the head of the central bank from 1979-87 told hedge fund magnate Ray Dalio in a talk aired on Read More

Watch Fed Chair Jerome Powell speak live at economic forum in Mississippi

[The stream is slated to start at 12:45 pm ET. Please refresh the page if you do not see a player above at that time.] Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell is speaking Tuesday on “Economic Development in High Poverty Rural Communities” at the Hope Enterprise Corporation Rural Policy Forum in Itta Bena, Mississippi. Earlier in Read More

Fed’s Powell puts focus on spreading benefits of a strong economy

Adam Jeffery | CNBC Jerome Powell, Chairman of the Federal Reserve, speaking at the New York Economic Club on Nov. 181128. Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said the U.S. economy looks strong, but the central bank is continuing to find ways to fight poverty. Speaking on Tuesday in Mississippi, Powell said the central bank is Read More

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