Joe Biden Claims Inflationary Pressure ‘Rests With the Federal Reserve,’ Praises the Fed’s ‘Extraordinary Support’ 

Joe Biden Claims Inflationary Pressure 'Rests With the Federal Reserve,' Praises the Fed's 'Extraordinary Support' On Wednesday, U.S. president Joe Biden explained that the country’s central bank was dealing with a large share of the inflationary pressures the American economy is dealing with today. Biden welcomes the possibility of tightening monetary easing and noted that he “respects the Fed’s independence.” US President Joe Biden Says a ‘Critical Job in Making […]

US Lawmaker Launches Bill to Prohibit the Fed From Issuing Digital Currency Directly to Individuals

US Lawmaker Launches Bill to Prohibit the Fed From Issuing Digital Currency Directly to IndividualsA U.S. lawmaker has introduced a bill in Congress to prohibit the Federal Reserve from issuing a central bank digital currency (CBDC) directly to individuals. “It is important to note that the Fed does not, and should not, have the authority to offer retail bank accounts,” he stressed. Bill Introduced to Prohibit the Fed From […]

Fed’s Outgoing Vice Chair Richard Clarida’s ‘Rebalancing’ Trades Ignite Fed Trading Ethics Scandal

Fed's Outgoing Vice-Chair Richard Clarida’s 'Rebalancing' Trades Ignite Fed Trading Ethics ScandalMembers of the U.S. Federal Reserve are getting criticized this week after the central bank published its minutes report from the policy meeting on December 14-15. Following the update, the outgoing vice chair of the Federal Reserve’s trading activities has reignited ethics conversations. Richard Clarida’s Trades Under Scrutiny The U.S. central bank can shake up […]