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Federal Reserve: Central banking system of the United States
The Federal Reserve System is the central banking system of the United States of America. It was created on December 23, 1913, with the enactment of the Federal Reserve Act, after a series of financial panics led to the desire for central control of the monetary system in order to alleviate financial crises. Over the years, events such as the Great Depression in the 1930s and the Great Recession during the 2000s have led to the expansion of the roles and responsibilities of the Federal Reserve System.

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Stephen Moore’s Paper Trail: Bashing Women, Gay Rights and More

President Trump’s presumptive nominee for the Federal Reserve has written numerous pieces over the years that include disparaging statements about women and gender equity.
NYTimes.com - Published

Trump's Fed pick Stephen Moore faces scrutiny -- and not only for his economic ideas

Moore's economic theories are taking a backseat to his other views, such as women participating in some sports was a "travesty"
CBS News - Published

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Closing highs for S&P 500, Nasdaq [Video]Closing highs for S&P 500, Nasdaq

The S&P 500 index and the Nasdaq registered record closing highs after a broadbased Wall Street rally on Tuesday, as a number of better-than-expected earnings reports eased concerns about a slowdown...

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:54Published

Rally back to record due in part to Fed -Oppenheimer's Leger [Video]Rally back to record due in part to Fed -Oppenheimer's Leger

Reduced worries about earnings season and a Federal Reserve perceived to be more accommodating are reasons behind the rebound that's lead to a record high close for the S&P 500, says Oppenheimer Funds'..

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Rally back to record due in part to Fed -Oppeheimer's Leger [Video]Rally back to record due in part to Fed -Oppeheimer's Leger

Reduced worries about earnings season and a Federal Reserve perceived to be more accommodating are reasons behind the rebound that's lead to a record high close for the S&P 500, says Oppeheimer Funds'..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 05:14Published

Cain He Withdrew Nomination For Federal Reserve [Video]Cain He Withdrew Nomination For Federal Reserve

Herman Cain said he withdrew his name from Fed Board consideration because of the position's $183,100 annual salary. Cain is the former CEO for Godfather's Pizza. He was in consideration for Federal..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:32Published

Herman Cain Withdrawals From Federal Reserve Consideration [Video]Herman Cain Withdrawals From Federal Reserve Consideration

According to Reuters, Herman Cain withdraw his consideration for the Federal Reserve Board. President Donald Trump picked Cain for the post, but Cain chose to decline citing lower pay and influence...

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:35Published

Stocks tread water ahead of earnings deluge [Video]Stocks tread water ahead of earnings deluge

U.S. stocks were little changed Monday as investors prepared for the busiest week so far in this quarterly corporate reporting season. Conway G. Gittens reports.

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Herman Cain Drops Out Of Fed Seat Consideration [Video]Herman Cain Drops Out Of Fed Seat Consideration

(Reuters) - Herman Cain, facing resistance from his own political party, has withdrawn from consideration for a seat on the Federal Reserve Board, U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday. FILE..

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Herman Cain Will Not Be Nominated For The Federal Reserve Board [Video]Herman Cain Will Not Be Nominated For The Federal Reserve Board

According to Business Insider, President Donald Trump announced Monday he would not formally nominate former Republican presidential candidate and Godfather's Pizza CEO Herman Cain to a position on the..

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Cain Falters On Path To Federal Reserve As Fourth GOP Senator Turns Away [Video]Cain Falters On Path To Federal Reserve As Fourth GOP Senator Turns Away

Former pizza chain executive Herman Cain's rocky road to the Federal Reserve appeared strewn with boulders on Thursday. According to Reuters, that's when a fourth Republican senator voiced opposition,..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:43Published

Trump's Pressure On The Federal Reserve Poses Economic Risks [Video]Trump's Pressure On The Federal Reserve Poses Economic Risks

President Donald Trump's pressure on the Federal Reserve poses risks to the economy, an International Monetary Fund official said Thursday. The president has repeatedly lashed out at the central bank..

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Trump's Fed Picks Draw Political Fire [Video]Trump's Fed Picks Draw Political Fire

On Tuesday a political feud over President Donald Trump’s picks for the U.S. Federal Reserve Board broke into an open brawl even before the nominations of Herman Cain, a former restaurant chain..

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Wall Street ekes out gains [Video]Wall Street ekes out gains

Tech stocks led Wall Street slightly higher on Wednesday, with investors largely shrugging off benign U.S. inflation data and unsurprising minutes from the Federal Reserve's March meeting. Fred..

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Trump's Fed Nominees Could Leave U.S. Policymakers' Hands Tied In A Recession [Video]Trump's Fed Nominees Could Leave U.S. Policymakers' Hands Tied In A Recession

According to a report by Markets Insider, President Donald Trump's plan to nominate Stephen Moore and Herman Cain to the Federal Reserve has sparked concerns that the central bank's independence would..

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Trump Picks Former Pizza-chain CEO For The Federal Reserve Job [Video]Trump Picks Former Pizza-chain CEO For The Federal Reserve Job

According to Business Insider, U.S. President Donald Trump announced the selection of Herman Cain, the former Godfather's Pizza CEO and 2012 Republican presidential candidate, for the Federal Reserve..

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GOP To Trump On Cain Fed Nomination: 'No, No, No' [Video]GOP To Trump On Cain Fed Nomination: 'No, No, No'

President Donald Trump has nominated Herman Cain to the Federal Reserve. And according to Politico, Senate Republicans are warning the White House that Cain will face one of the most difficult..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:38Published

Trump Urges Fed To Lower U.S. Interest Rates [Video]Trump Urges Fed To Lower U.S. Interest Rates

President Donald Trump said on Friday the U.S. Federal Reserve should lower interest rates and take other unconventional measures to ease pressure on an economy. “I think they should drop rates,”..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:39Published

U.S. hiring bounces back in March [Video]U.S. hiring bounces back in March

U.S. employers added a stronger-than-expected 196,000 new jobs in March, a snapback from dismally weak numbers in February but, the pace of job growth in 2019 is down from 2018. Conway G. Gittens..

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Trump urges Fed to lower interest rates [Video]Trump urges Fed to lower interest rates

President Donald Trump said on Friday the U.S. Federal Reserve should lower interest rates, noting that newly released jobs numbers showed the economy had performed well but adding that action by the..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:30Published

Trump Wants To Appoint Former GOP Presidential Candidate Herman Cain To The Federal Reserve [Video]Trump Wants To Appoint Former GOP Presidential Candidate Herman Cain To The Federal Reserve

According to Business Insider, President Donald Trump is set to appoint Herman Cain to the Federal Reserve Board. Cain is best known as the CEO of Godfather's Pizza and a 2012 GOP presidential..

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Trump Is Reportedly Thinking About Replacing The Fed's Chairman With A New Conservative [Video]Trump Is Reportedly Thinking About Replacing The Fed's Chairman With A New Conservative

According to Business Insider, U.S. President Donald Trump reportedly discussed replacing his handpicked chairman of the Federal Reserve late last year. Axios reported Wednesday that the president was..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:36Published

Euro zone factory activity contracts faster in March [Video]Euro zone factory activity contracts faster in March

Factories in the euro zone had their worst month for almost six years in March and forward looking indicators pointed to gloomy times ahead, a survey found, grim reading for European Central Bank..

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Donald Trump Criticizes Federal Reserve [Video]Donald Trump Criticizes Federal Reserve

President Donald Trump said the Federal Reserve made a mistake in raising interest rates. According to Reuters, he blamed the central bank for hurting the U.S. economy and stock market. Trump said:..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:32Published

Trump Fumes Fed's Rate Hikes Harming U.S. Economy, Stock Markets [Video]Trump Fumes Fed's Rate Hikes Harming U.S. Economy, Stock Markets

President Donald Trump said Friday that the U.S. Federal Reserve had made a mistake in raising interest rates. According to Reuters, Trump tweeted angrily that the central bank was hurting the U.S...

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Another Wells Fargo CEO resigns over scandals [Video]Another Wells Fargo CEO resigns over scandals

Wells Fargo said on Thursday Tim Sloan will resign immediately as its chief executive, becoming the second CEO to leave the bank in the fallout of a wide-ranging sales practices scandal. Jane Lanhee..

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Stocks sink on 'amber warning' for growth [Video]Stocks sink on 'amber warning' for growth

Global equities sank Monday after what some analysts called an 'amber warning' for growth. Julian Satterthwaite reports.

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Cain Withdraws From Bid For Seat On Fed Board

cain withdraws from bid for seat on fed board
Herman Cain, facing resistance from his own political party as U.S. President Donald Trump’s pick to fill a seat on the Federal Reserve Board, withdrew Monday from consideration for the post, citing..
WorldNews - Published

Cain withdraws from Fed consideration, citing lower pay, influence

Herman Cain, facing resistance from his own political party as U.S. President Donald Trump's pick to fill a seat on the Federal Reserve Board, withdrew Monday from consideration for the post, citing..
Reuters - Published

Herman Cain withdraws from consideration for Fed seat, Trump says

Herman Cain, facing resistance from his own political party, has withdrawn from consideration for a seat on the Federal Reserve Board, U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday.
Reuters - Published Also reported by •WorldNews

Herman Cain withdraws bid for Federal Reserve seat

herman cain withdraws bid for federal reserve seat
President Trump tweeted that he would respect Mr Cain's wishes and not pursue the nomination.
BBC News - Published

Trump Will Not Nominate Herman Cain to Fed Board

Facing bipartisan opposition in the Senate, former pizza executive and presidential candidate Herman Cain withdraws from consideration for the Federal Reserve.
NYTimes.com - Published

Donald Trump says he won't nominate Herman Cain to the Federal Reserve

President Donald Trump says the former Republican presidential candidate asked that he not be considered for a position on the central bank.
USATODAY.com - Published

Stephen Moore would bring 'supply-side' diversity to the Fed

Moore's supply-side views would be a welcome addition to the deliberations of the Federal Open Market Committee, which sets interest rate policy.
USATODAY.com - Published

Trump, despite solid U.S. growth, says Fed should fire up crisis-era stimulus

President Donald Trump said on Sunday that actions by the U.S. Federal Reserve have nicked U.S. economic growth and stock market gains by perhaps 30 percent, and that it should begin pumping money into..
Reuters - Published

Why Donald Trump's Fed picks Stephen Moore and Herman Cain have caused such a ruckus

Trump's planned Fed nominees Stephen Moore and Herman Cain have ignited a big backlash. They defy decades-old efforts to insulate Fed from politics.
USATODAY.com - Published

As Trump pressures Powell, Wall Street gives Fed a passing grade

As President Donald Trump keeps up his attacks on the Federal Reserve's policies, Wall Street is cautiously embracing them, giving a passing grade to the Fed's communication since its shift in January..
Reuters - Published

Would a political Fed rescue the world?

As a financial crisis spread across the globe in September of 2008, the U.S. Federal Reserve gathered in an emergency atmosphere as requests flooded in from other central banks for access to dollars.
Reuters - Published

ECB's Draghi worried about Fed's independence

European Central Bank President Mario Draghi expressed concern on Saturday about the U.S. Federal Reserve's independence, warning that a loss of its autonomy could undermine the credibility of policy.
Reuters - Published

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