Posts Tagged ‘yellen’

Summers/Yellen Saga Ending

It’s almost over, I think. I’m talking about the incessant and over-the-top speculation/lobbying/mud slinging which has incredibly accompanied the choice of a new Fed Chairperson. If you’re still tuned into this here is the final analysis of each candidate by AEI scholars. Don’t worry, they aren’t long. I particularly liked this from James Pethokoukis. “Boil […]

No Direction But Down For The Next Fed Leader

Thank God for procrastination! The Obama administration indicates it will wait until fall to name a new Fed chair. Not a minute too soon we get a reprieve from the gusher of opinion on who the prospective choice. Personally I was becoming totally conflicted. Is Larry Summers truly a jerk, albeit a very smart one? […]

SF Fed President Janet Yellen Ranges Far And Wide On The Economy

Janet Yellen delivered a pretty comprehensive speech on the economy and the Fed actions today. If you aren’t familiar with her, she is the President of the San Francisco Fed and perhaps one of the more influential members of the central bank. She may well become the first female chairwoman of the Fed. It’s a […]