Jerome Powell

Jerome Powell

Chair of the Federal Reserve

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    Jerome Hayden "Jay" Powell is the 16th and current Chair of the Federal Reserve, serving in that office since February 2018. He was nominated to the Fed Chair position by President Donald Trump, and confirmed by the United States Senate.

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      US-China trade war: Trump announces new retaliatory tariff hikes
      US-China trade war: Trump announces new retaliatory tariff hikes
      ... On Friday Mr Trump turned his fire against the head of the US central bank, Jerome Powell, after he spoke out about the economic risks of a trade war... 2019-09-01 00:50:53
      China escalates US trade row with new tariffs
      China escalates US trade row with new tariffs
      ... The decision - announced shortly before Federal Reserve chairman Jerome Powell gives a closely-watched speech - hit share prices in Europe... 2019-09-01 00:23:33
      Trump plays down fears of US recession
      Trump plays down fears of US recession
      ... The US President has published about 40 tweets either criticising Fed chairman Jerome Powell or pushing for a rate cut... 2019-08-31 21:36:43
      US share markets tumble as recession fears grow
      US share markets tumble as recession fears grow
      ... Fed attackMr Trump again attempted to deflect the market turmoil onto the US Federal Reserve and its interest rate policy, calling Fed chief Jerome Powell "clueless"... 2019-08-31 00:21:17
      Does the US economy need a rate cut?
      Does the US economy need a rate cut?
      ...Fed Chairman Jerome Powell hinted earlier this month that rates could be cut The US central bank, the Federal Reserve, is expected on Wednesday to cut rates for the first time since 2008... 2019-08-05 22:16:21
      How will history judge President Trump?
      How will history judge President Trump?
      ... This market volatility highlights other Trump tendencies contributing to his poor reviews: pointing to a buoyant stock market as a metric of personal success, the downside of which is the downswing; and blaming others when things go south, in this case the Chairman of the Federal Reserve, Jerome Powell... 2019-01-21 18:20:55
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