July 21, 2018

Janet Yellen

Janet Yellen: Auditing the Fed Is NBD

FYI, Rand. Sen. Sherrod Brown just asked Ms. Yellen about the “Audit the Fed” proposal. Close Fed watchers have heard most of this before, but here’s Ms. Yellen’s response:    ”The Federal Reserve is extensively audited,” Ms. Yellen began, and even showed a copy of Deloitte & Touche’s audit of the Fed’s books.  It's probably […]

Disney CFO Would Rather Talk to 5-Year-Old Than Federal Reserve Chair Because DUH

[Jay] Rasulo was asked if he’d rather have five minutes with Federal Reserve Board chairman Janet Yellen or a five-year-old kid who’d just gone to a Disney park for the first time. “That’s an easy one — way too easy,” he said. “I’ve had a million of those conversations with kids and they’re all great. […]

Only 61% of CGMAs Surveyed Think the Second Most Important Person in America After the President is Important

You guys probably didn't watch Janet Yellen's confirmation hearing yesterday but I did because Janet has long been one of my least favorite Fed characters, since before she returned to Washington to serve as Fed Vice Chair. Frankly, I'm horrified that she'll be running the show over there but that's not important right now. The […]