Janet Yellen

U.S. unlikely to extend Russian debt payment licence

U.S. unlikely to extend Russian debt payment licence

The United States is unlikely to extend a soon-to-expire licence that allows Russia to pay U.S. bondholders, Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen said on Wednesday. Russia has so far managed to make its international bond payments even …

Treasury nominee eyes quick review of U.S. sanctions policy

Treasury nominee eyes quick review of U.S. sanctions policy

U.S. President-elect Joe Biden’s nominee for Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen told lawmakers she expected to quickly launch a review of U.S. sanctions policy if she and her top deputy were confirmed for their posts. Yellen …

 Trump names biggest threat to U.S.

Trump names biggest threat to U.S.

U.S. President Donald Trump said that the Federal Reserve's policy is the biggest threat to his presidency. "My biggest threat is the Fed," the president said during an interview with FOX Business. …

US Federal Reserve leaves rates unchanged

US Federal Reserve leaves rates unchanged

The US Federal Reserve left its benchmark interest rate unchanged in a range of 1.25% to 1.5%, a relatively low level that the Fed said would help support continued job growth and stronger inflation. The Fed’s economic outlook …

US Interest rate expected to reach 3%

US Interest rate expected to reach 3%

The US interest rate will likely increase several times a year reaching 3 percent by the end of 2019, US Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said at the Commonwealth Club in San Francisco on Wednesday. The Federal …

Oil prices c­limb on falling dolla­r

Oil prices c­limb on falling dolla­r

Oil prices are rising toward a seven-week high, shrugging off comments from the U.S.Federal Reserve chairwoman that left the door open for a sooner-than-later rate increase.  Oil dipped into losses and is now climbing, moving …

Federal Reserve System may raise discount rate

Federal Reserve System may raise discount rate

The US Federal Reserve System may raise the discount rate in the near future, the Federal Reserve officials said. "Further gradual increases in the federal funds rate are likely to be appropriate," Federal Reserve Chair …

Increase of FRS may be delayed

Increase of FRS may be delayed

According to the head of the US Federal Reserve system Janet Yellen, financial conditions have become less favorable for the growth of the economy in the United States, so the next scheduled rate increase may be delayed. …

Increase of interest rates in US won’t change anything

Increase of interest rates in US won’t change anything

Positive statistics prove this fact. For example, the unemployment decreased from 10% in November in 2009 to 5%, and the GDP after the third quarter of this year increased in annual terms by 2.1%, whereas in the …