Category: Fed Chairman

Fed Chair Powell Says ‘Very Premature’ to Pause Interest Rate Hikes — Economist Warns It Will Crash Economy

Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell says that it is “very premature” to think about pausing rate hikes. “We have a ways to go,” he stressed. However, economist Peter Schiff warned…

US Senator Introduces ‘No Digital Dollar Act’ to Prohibit Treasury and the Fed From Interfering With Americans Using Paper Currency

A U.S senator has introduced the “No Digital Dollar Act to prohibit the U.S. Treasury and the Federal Reserve from interfering with Americans using paper currency” if a central bank…

Fed Chair Jerome Powell Updates Work on Digital Dollar — Says US Central Bank Digital Currency Will Take ‘at Least a Couple of Years’

Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell says the U.S. central bank is looking at whether to issue a digital dollar with a “very broad scope.” He noted that the Fed is…

Fed to Keep Rates Near Zero, Treasury Purchases to Continue, Powell Expects ‘Transitory’ Inflation

In a policy meeting on Wednesday, the U.S. Federal Reserve told the public that monetary easing will continue and the benchmark interest rate will be kept near zero. Just like…