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Powell: Virus resurgence harming recovery
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Fed Chair To Congress: Do These Three Things Now To Save The US Economy
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Powell: strength, pace of recovery depends on virus
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Powell warns long downturn would mean severe damageFederal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell warned Tuesday that the U.S. economy faces a deep downturn with "significant uncertainty" about the timing and strength of a recovery. (June 16)
Fed Chair Powell says strong job market can reduce U.S. racial inequalityThe best way the Federal Reserve can help reduce racial inequality is to return the U.S. labor market to its pre-coronavirus strength, U.S. Fed Chair Jerome Powell said on Tuesday, as he sidestepped..
Citing 'significant uncertainty' about rebound from pandemic, Fed's Powell vows to keep interest rates near zeroPowell says Fed will will keep interest rates near zero until the economy recovers, noting "significant uncertainty" about the strength of the rebound.
Fed shifts tone from repeated lockdown fears to jobs focusAt Fed Chair Jerome Powell's policy meeting press conference six weeks ago he talked repeatedly about the possibility of second and third waves of the novel coronavirus in the months ahead and the..
Better three months late than never for Fed 'Main Street' loans, Powell saysIt is not too late for small and medium-sized U.S. businesses to benefit from the Federal Reserve's "Main Street" lending program, Chair Jerome Powell said on Wednesday, even though its launch in the..
'Worse than any recession since World War II': Mnuchin, Powell grilled on coronavirus responseTreasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell faced an array of questions from senators on the response to the pandemic.
Fed, Treasury chiefs face heat over uneven U.S. coronavirus responseFederal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin found themselves in the hot seat on Tuesday as U.S. lawmakers grilled them about the uneven nature of the fiscal response to..
Powell, Mnuchin face Senate grilling on U.S. coronavirus responseThe U.S. government's handling of its massive economic response to the coronavirus pandemic will come under scrutiny on Tuesday as Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and Federal Reserve Chair Jerome..
Mnuchin's testimony, Missouri execution, NFL's reopening plans: 5 things to know TuesdaySteven Mnuchin and Jerome Powell will give virtual testimony, the pause in U.S. executions is likely to end and more news you need to know Tuesday.
Powell: Recovery may begin by summer, will likely be slowWASHINGTON (AP) — Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell expressed optimism Sunday that the U.S. economy can begin to recover from a devastating recession in the second half of the year, assuming the..
Fed's Powell: 'Medical metrics' most important data for U.S. economy now: CBSThe most important data for the U.S. economy right now are the "medical metrics" around the coronavirus pandemic, Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said Sunday night in broadcast remarks where he..
Fed chairman Powell warns downturn 'may last until late 2021'Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said a full rebound may not be possible until a vaccine is made.
Fed Chair Says Economic Recovery May ‘Stretch’ Through End of 2021In a clip from the show “60 Minutes,” Jerome H. Powell painted an image of a slow economic recovery.
Fed's Powell says full economic recovery may require coronavirus vaccine: CBSFederal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said a U.S. economic recovery may stretch deep into next year and a full comeback may depend on a coronavirus vaccine.
Seven weeks into coronavirus lockdowns, Fed has a new, darker messageOne Thursday morning seven weeks ago, Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell made a rare appearance on NBC's "Today Show" to offer a reassuring message to Americans dealing with economic fallout from..
Wall Street ends down on Powell's sober outlook, call to Congress for helpThe S&P 500 closed lower for the second day in a row after Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell warned on Wednesday of extended economic weakness due to the coronavirus pandemic and called for..
Wall Street falls on Powell's grim outlookWall Street's main indexes fell on Wednesday after Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell warned of an extended period of weak growth and stagnant incomes due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Powell warns of prolonged recession from pandemicU.S. Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell warned Wednesday of the threat of a prolonged recession resulting from the viral outbreak and urged Congress and the White House to act further to prevent..
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S&P 500, Dow slip after Powell's somber outlook on economyThe S&P 500 and Dow slipped on Wednesday as Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell warned of an extended period of weak growth and stagnant incomes, while he also dismissed speculation over negative..
Fed's Powell warns of prolonged economic weakness, calls for more fiscal supportFederal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell, in a sober review of where the U.S. economy stands on the cusp of its reopening, warned on Wednesday of an "extended period" of weak growth and stagnant incomes,..
Powell: Fed not looking at negative ratesFederal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell, in a sober review of where the U.S. economy stands on the cusp of its reopening, said on Wednesday the country could face an "extended period" of weak growth and..
Equities slide, bonds rise, on Fed warning of prolonged recessionStock markets slid on Wednesday as fears about a second wave of coronavirus infections and as warnings from Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell that the U.S. faces a "significantly worse" recession..
S&P 500, Dow open lower as markets digest Powell commentsThe S&P 500 and Dow Jones fell shortly after the open on Wednesday as Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell warned of a prolonged recession due to the coronavirus and dispelled speculation over..
Instant view: Powell: Brace for 'extended period' of economic woeFederal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell, in a sober review of where the U.S. economy stands on the cusp of its reopening, said on Wednesday the country could face an "extended period" of weak growth and..
Futures turn negative as Fed's Powell warns of prolonged recessionDow and S&P futures turned negative on Wednesday as Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell warned of a prolonged U.S. recession due to the coronavirus outbreak in his prepared remark before the..
Fed's Powell says economy may face 'extended period' of weak growthFederal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell, in a sober review of where the U.S. economy stands on the cusp of its reopening, said on Wednesday the country could face an "extended period" of weak growth and..
Futures climb ahead of Fed Chair Powell's addressU.S. stock index futures rose on Wednesday, after Wall Street's main indexes fell sharply in the previous session, with markets also awaiting comments from Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell amid..
Fed's Powell to assess next phase of pandemic economyFederal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell, having overseen the rapid creation of the central bank's massive network of pandemic-era programs, turns his attention Wednesday morning to where things stand on..
'W-shaped' recovery may be too optimistic, Fed's Powell suggestsFederal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell has sketched out an altogether bumpier ride for the U.S. economy than many are predicting - one that sees business activity stop and start for months to come, until..
Wall Street rallies on promising coronavirus drugU.S. stocks surged on Wednesday as hopes for an effective COVID-19 treatment prompted a broad rally and helped investors shrug off bleak GDP data and words of warning from U.S. Federal Reserve Chair..
Schumer urges Fed's Powell to open loan programs to nonprofits, local governmentsU.S. Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer said he had urged Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell in a phone call on Monday to open Fed's Main Street Lending program to nonprofits and local..
US economy purged 17 mn jobs amid pandemicWashington: US unemployment is rising at a jarring rate, with data released Thursday showing 17 million people have lost their jobs since mid-March as officials scramble to apply a tourniquet to stem..
Fed's Powell to update on economy and coronavirus crisis responseFederal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell - one of the key architects of the unprecedented effort underway to shield the U.S. economy from the coronavirus outbreak - may shed more light on the Fed's..
Coronavirus live updates: US death toll nears 13K; Los Angeles to require face masks; jubilant Wuhan, China marks end of lockdownCoronavirus claims beloved singer John Prine. Wuhan celebrates lockdown end. Surgeon General Jerome Powell seems more optimistic. More news Wednesday.
Fed's Powell says virus to dictate when U.S. economy reopensU.S. Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell told Americans on Thursday progress in controlling the spread of the coronavirus would determine when the economy reopens but assured them the Fed was taking..
Fed's Powell: U.S. may be in recession, control of virus to dictate timing of economy reopeningThe U.S. "may well be in recession" but progress in controlling the spread of the coronavirus will dictate when the economy can fully reopen, Federal Reserve chair Jerome Powell said Thursday in an..
Powell's whatever-it-takes pledge puts limits of Fed's reach in spotlightFederal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell's message in announcing a barrage of monetary policy and liquidity actions was clear: The U.S. central bank will use all the tools at its disposal to keep credit..
Trump says he has the right to dismiss or demote Fed Chairman PowellPresident Donald Trump’s fury at the Federal Reserve again spilled into public view on Saturday when the president asserted he had the power to demote or even dismiss the central bank’s chairman,..
Follow the Fed? Why central banks will not be rushed on coronavirus responseWill the world's big central banks leave U.S. Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell hanging? They are certainly going to try.
Fed makes emergency rate cut as coronavirus spreadsThe U.S. Federal Reserve cut interest rates on Tuesday in a bid to shield the world's largest economy from the impact of the coronavirus, though Fed Chair Jerome Powell suggested the threat to the..
Federal Reserve Announces Emergency Rate Cut Amid Coronavirus Outbreak, First Unscheduled Cut Since 2008 RecessionThe U.S. Federal Reserve cut interest rates by a half percentage point Tuesday morning to push back against a recent economic downturn directly tied to the coronavirus illness. Tuesday's cut lowers the..
Powell says coronavirus outbreak poses material risk to outlookFederal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell on Tuesday said the coronavirus poses a material risk to the economic outlook, and that change to the balance of risks drove the U.S. central bank to deliver its..
Powell says Fed ready to act as coronavirus poses 'evolving' economic risksFederal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell on Friday said the central bank will "act as appropriate" to support the economy in the face of risks posed by the coronavirus epidemic, though he said the economy..
Fed Chair Powell: Will ‘use our tools’ to support economyFederal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell pledged Friday that the Fed will “use our tools" to support the economy, an effort to ease fears over the viral outbreak and a strong ......
Fed's Powell says economy is fine but Fed ready to act as neededFederal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell on Friday said the central bank will "act as appropriate" to support the economy in the face of risks posed by the coronavirus outbreak, though he said the economy..
Stocks pare losses slightly; Fed chair vows to support economy as appropriateThe S&P 500 pared losses slightly after the U.S. Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell said the economy was solid though coronavirus posed a risk and he vowed that the central bank would "use its tools..
Fed Chair Powell: 'no reason' rising wages, job gains can't continueFederal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell on Wednesday reiterated his confidence in the sustainability of the record-long U.S. economic expansion, now in its 11th year.
Fed's Powell reinforces regulation and defends repo support in letter to CongressU.S. central bank officials are considering options that would make it easier for banks to treat Treasury holdings similar to reserves when meeting liquidity requirements, Federal Reserve Chair Jerome..