Tag archive for ‘Janet Yellen’
Lily Bethlehem On Monday, March 8th, 2021

Top Ten Jewish Businesswomen of the World for International Women’s Day

Its international women’s day today. So it’s only fitting for Jewish Business News to celebrate the Jewish women in business. The following is a list of some of the most successful Jewish businesswomen in More...

Lily Bethlehem On Tuesday, January 19th, 2021

Joe Biden’s Jewish Cabinet

Janet Yellen When Joe Biden becomes the President of the United States tomorrow he may very well have the most Jewish Cabinet members and senior officials of any Presidential administration in history. At least More...

Gil Tanenbaum On Thursday, December 15th, 2016

Janet Yellen Coping With New Donald Trump Era

Janet Yellen, the Chair of the Federal Reserve, is trying hard to find the path to take after Donald Trump becomes President of the United States. She was, of course, appointed by the Democratic President More...

News Brief On Friday, November 27th, 2015

WATCH Nobel winner George Akerlof on his new book ‘Phishing for Phools’

If you haven’t been paying attention to business news, you may not know who Janet Yellen is. And if you don’t, she’s basically in charge of the U.S. economy. She’s the Federal Reserve chair. And More...

Prof. Kenneth Rogoff On Monday, November 2nd, 2015

Professor of Economics at Harvard University Kenneth Rogoff: The Fed’s Communication Breakdown

 Nothing describes the United States Federal Reserve’s current communication policy better than the old saying that a camel is a horse designed by committee. Various members of the Fed’s policy-setting Federal More...

Professor Martin Feldstein On Tuesday, September 29th, 2015

Harvard Professor Martin Feldstein: The Chinese Economy and Fed Policy

Janet Yellen’s speech on September 24 at the University of Massachusetts clearly indicated that she and the majority of the members of the Federal Reserve’s Federal Open Market Committee intend to raise More...

News Brief On Wednesday, August 26th, 2015

Summers Warns Yellen Against A Rate Hike

  Larry Summers has an article in the FT that warns the Fed would make a mistake if it goes ahead with its intention of raising interest rates in September. We are witnessing a downward revision to world More...

News Brief On Monday, July 27th, 2015

Why ASIC’s Greg Medcraft backs BlackRock’s Larry Fink over Carl Icahn

  One morning almost two weeks ago, securities regulator Greg Medcraft awoke in Sydney to an extraordinary news story about American hedge fund tsar Carl Icahn accusing the world’s biggest investment More...

Jewish Business News On Saturday, March 28th, 2015

Yellen Hints at Rate Increase Later this Year

Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen hinted on Friday that an increase in interest rates to “more normal” levels is coming, but such an increase would be gradual, to help the economy continue to recover. “I More...

Professor Barry Eichengreen On Tuesday, March 10th, 2015

Berkeley Economics and Political Science Prof. Barry Eichengreen: The Fed Under Fire

The Federal Reserve is under attack. Bills subjecting the United States’ central bank to “auditing” by the Government Accountability Office are likely to be passed by both houses of Congress. Legislation More...

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