Former Fed Chair Yellen warns the Fed can't do much in the event of a down turn

Author: Eamonn Sheridan | Category: Central Banks

Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen spoke at a business forum on Thursday

Via CNBC, some key points she made:
  • U.S. economy is in "excellent" shape but facing several risks.
  • wealth disparities are "extremely disruptive"
  • In a downturn, the Fed would have little room to move, due to low rates.
  • tariffs the U.S. has on Chinese imports aren't doing any good
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While Yellen no longer has an input into US monetary policy her views are well worth considering. 

Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen spoke at a business forum on Thursday
 
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