Tag: tightening

The comic features features Fed Chair Janet Yellen as a contestant on the game show "Who Wants To Be A Millionaire". The audience behind Yellen, which includes former Fed chief Ben Bernanke, are throwing tomatoes at her.

Caption for the comic: "After disappointing markets last week, will Yellen make it up to them later this year?"

The Federal Reserve's decision last week not to raise interest rates disappointed most market players who were expecting the central bank to hike rates for the first time since 2006. The questions remains whether Yellen and the Fed will make it up to them at some point later this year, or will they delay the move to early 2016. The central bank has two more scheduled policy meetings before the end of 2015, in late October and mid-December.

Fed’s Yellen Says Large Banks May Need Higher Capital

Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said “there might be room for stronger capital and liquidity standards for larger banks than have been adopted so far”. In a video recording played Tuesday at a financial markets conference sponsored by the Federal […]