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Lael Brainard (born 1962) is a member of the U.S. Federal Reser...

wikipedia - 12 Sep 2016
Lael Brainard (born 1962) is a member of the U.S. Federal Reserve's Board of Governors, and served as the United States Under Secretary of the Treasury for International Affairs in the administration of President Barack Obama. She was a senior fellow at the Brookings Institution from 2001 to 2009, and served as the vice president and director of the Global Economy and Development program from June 2006 to March 16, 2009. Brainard was confirmed by the United States Senate to her post on April 20, 2010
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Fed Documents Show Powell's Hand in Richmond President Search

Bloomberg - 16 Jul 2018
“The emails certainly nail down the details of the ways in which Powell and Brainard were involved -- passing along names, reviewing candidates along the way and interviewing the finalists,” said Sarah Binder, a senior fellow in governance studies at ...
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Economists in New Survey See Federal Reserve on Autopilot

Wall Street Journal - 12 Jul 2018
Some who had previously called for a slower pace of rate increases, such as Fed governor Lael Brainard and Chicago Fed President Charles Evans, now say the strong economy will require more rate increases than they anticipated earlier this year.
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Four cures for automation anxiety

Brookings Institution (blog) - 21 Jun 2018
For all the attention given by politicians in both parties to trade and globalization as a threat to the middle class, by far the most important, past and future, is automation — the replacement of tasks performed by human beings by machines ...
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Fed hits inflation goal only to find expectations spoiling party

Middletown Press - 28 Jun 2018
Detmeister, who formerly headed the Fed's research and analysis of prices and wages, is now an economist with UBS Securities in New York. Fed Governor Lael Brainard has said that households and firms may have lowered their inflation outlooks after ...
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China Digs a Trench for the US Trade Siege

Bloomberg - 20 Jun 2018
Stimulus from that law will boost economic growth by about three-quarters of a percentage point this year and next, Federal Reserve Governor Lael Brainard said last month — no doubt one reason why the S&P 500 index finished just 3.8 percent below its ...
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Fed Should Raise Banks' Capital Buffer, Now at Zero, Official Says

Wall Street Journal - 27 Jun 2018
One of the Fed's three governors, Lael Brainard, in April highlighted the importance of potentially increasing the requirement as protection against rising financial imbalances. Mr. Rosengren has raised concerns this year about allowing the economy to ...
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Federal Reserve Governor Talks Digital Innovations

JD Supra (press release) - 26 Jun 2018
How will digital innovations impact the financial system? Speaking at the Decoding Digital Currency Conference sponsored by the San Francisco Federal Reserve Bank, Federal Reserve Board Governor Lael Brainard discussed cryptocurrencies, digital ...
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As US Pushes Late Into Economic Cycle, Fed Lets Banks Off the Hook - 03 Jul 2018
In April, Fed Governor Lael Brainard said the countercyclical buffer can "lean against a dangerous increase in financial vulnerabilities" following "periods of rapid asset-price appreciation or credit growth that are not well-supported by underlying ...
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The End is Near For the Economic Boom

Fortune - 19 Jul 2018
Fed governor Lael Brainard, speaking in April, said, “Our scan of financial vulnerabilities suggests elevated risks in two areas: asset valuations and business leverage.” Both risks involve corporate debt. Brainard noted that yields on corporate bonds ...
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The Fed Isn't Scared of Inflation or a Trade War

Bloomberg - 07 Mar 2018
Fed Governor Lael Brainard gave a speech Tuesday night entitled, "Navigating Monetary Policy as Headwinds Shift to Tailwinds." She noted that the U.S. economy was beginning to benefit from major tailwinds. Federal budget cuts, which had previously ...
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Morgan Stanley, Goldman Got Help From Fed on Stress Tests

Wall Street Journal - 02 Jul 2018
The decision came in a unanimous decision by the board, which includes Barack Obama appointee Lael Brainard. The stress tests, arguably the most visible sign of the postcrisis crackdown on Wall Street, are being changed in ways that benefit the industry.
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Brainard says valuations elevated, bitcoin volatility 'extreme'

Bond Buyer - 04 Apr 2018
Asset valuations are stretched across a broad set of financial markets and some cryptocurrencies have witnessed “extreme volatility,” Federal Reserve Governor Lael Brainard said, though overall risks to the financial system are still low. “Estimates of ...

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