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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's Brainard Turns Hawkish on Interest Rates

Wall Street Journal - 12 Sep 2018
A top Federal Reserve official argued strongly for raising interest rates more than many investors expect, saying recent tax cuts and federal spending increases have contributed to risks that the economy may overheat. Fed governor Lael Brainard, who ...
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As US raises interest rates, Fed may turn more hawkish

FRANCE 24 - 23 Sep 2018
Fed Governor Lael Brainard, an intellectual center of gravity at the central bank who had long called for the Fed to proceed slowly with rate hikes, described an important change in her thinking in a speech earlier this month. "With government stimulus ...
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Susan Tompor: Are we looking at another bubble? - 23 Sep 2018
“The tight labor market is providing employment opportunities to more Americans,” Federal Reserve governor Lael Brainard said recently. Yet she also noted that the Federal Reserve's assessment suggests that “financial vulnerabilities are building ...
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How the Skeptics at Central Banks Could Be Vindicated

Bloomberg - 20 Sep 2018
The most articulate advocate of going slow was none other than Lael Brainard. This time will the U.S. just leave those nations behind? Let's look at that single paragraph from Brainard in Detroit. Here's its final sentence: “Although capital flow ...
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Treasury yields steady as focus shifts to Fed gathering

MarketWatch - 21 Sep 2018
Treasury yields fell slightly Friday, leaving the week's climb intact, as traders looked ahead to next week's meeting by the Federal Reserve, where a rate increase is expected. The 10-year Treasury note yield TMUBMUSD10Y, +0.01% fell 1 basis point to ...
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Federal Reserve Considers a New Tool to Avert Crises

Wall Street Journal - 09 Sep 2018
One Fed governor, Lael Brainard, has publicly backed increasing the buffer. Mr. Powell hasn't weighed in publicly, except to say in June he didn't think financial-stability risks were meaningfully above normal. Banks and some Fed officials argue ...
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Trump to nominate economist Nellie Liang for Fed board seat

Herald-Whig - 19 Sep 2018
Fed board member Lael Brainard was put on the board by President Barack Obama, who also tapped, Powell, a Republican, for a board seat before Trump elevated him to be chairman. ___. Associated Press writer Jill Colvin contributed to this report.
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Treasury yields tick lower ahead of economic data

MarketWatch - 20 Sep 2018
Lael Brainard have prompted many investors to even entertain the possibility that the central bank may raise rates beyond the neutral level, passing the threshold where monetary policy starts to restrict economic activity. Some had doubts the central ...
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Fed survey finds concerns about rising trade tensions

Tampa Bay Times - 12 Sep 2018
"Over the next year or two, barring unexpected developments, continued gradual increases in the federal funds rate are likely to be appropriate," Fed board member Lael Brainard said in a speech Wednesday in Detroit. She noted that the economy is ...
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Bring on the FOMC !

MarketPulse (blog) - 21 Sep 2018
Also, Chair Powell will likely be quizzed on Fed Governor Lael Brainard view that US interest will probably need to be made more restrictive in the sense that at some point in the future if the unemployment rate remains low, policy rates should move ...
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Susan Tompor: Are we or aren't we looking at another bubble?

Finger Lakes Times - 17 Sep 2018
"The tight labor market is providing employment opportunities to more Americans," said Federal Reserve governor Lael Brainard, who spoke Sept. 12 before the Detroit Economic Club meeting at Masonic Temple. Yet she also noted that the Federal Reserve's ...

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