Archive for the ‘Conferences’ Category

(First, read the title carefully a few times) President Trump Signs a Presidential Memorandum Targeting China’s Economic Aggression

D. J. Trump: “As a candidate, I pledged that if elected I would use every lawful tool to combat unfair trade, protect American workers, and defend our national security. Today, we took another critical step to fulfill that commitment.” In what is probably the most...

FED Press Conference, first of Chairman Jerome Powell

Federal Reserve issues FOMC statement Information received since the Federal Open Market Committee met in January indicates that the labor market has continued to strengthen and that economic activity has been rising at a moderate rate. Job gains have been strong in recent months, and...

ECB halves QE for 2018. ECB Press conference – 26 October 2017.

INTRODUCTORY STATEMENT (Mr. Draghi) Ladies and gentlemen, the Vice-President and I are very pleased to welcome you to our press conference. We will now report on the outcome of today’s meeting of the Governing Council, which was also attended by the Commission Vice-President, Mr Dombrovskis.  ...

Janet Yellen in Black and White.

September 20, 2017 Federal Reserve issues FOMC statement Information received since the Federal Open Market Committee met in July indicates that the labor market has continued to strengthen and that economic activity has been rising moderately so far this year. Job gains have remained solid...

FOMC Press Conference, June 14, 2017.

Federal Reserve issues FOMC statement For release at 2:00 p.m. EDT Information received since the Federal Open Market Committee met in May indicates that the labor market has continued to strengthen and that economic activity has been rising moderately so far this year. Job gains...

ECB Press Conference Tallinn – 8 June 2017.

Mario Draghi, President of the ECB, Vítor Constâncio, Vice-President of the ECB, Tallinn, 8 June 2017 INTRODUCTORY STATEMENT Ladies and gentlemen, the Vice-President and I are very pleased to welcome you to our press conference. I would like to thank Governor Hansson for his kind...

Bank of England Inflation Report Press Conference – May 2017

INFLATION REPORT PRESS CONFERENCE Thursday 11th May 2017 Opening Remarks by the Governor The outlook for UK growth and inflation will continue to be influenced by the response of households, companies and financial markets to the prospects for the UK’s departure from the EU. The...

FOMC (Janet Yellen) Press Conference March 15, 2017

Information received since the Federal Open Market Committee met in February indicates that the labor market has continued to strengthen and that economic activity has continued to expand at a moderate pace. Job gains remained solid and the unemployment rate was little changed in recent...

ECB Press Conference – 9 March 2017. Introductory statement and Q&A.

Ladies and gentlemen, the Vice-President and I are very pleased to welcome you to our press conference. We will now report on the outcome of today’s meeting of the Governing Council.     Based on our regular economic and monetary analyses, we decided to keep...