Senate confirms Fischer as Fed vice chair

Confirmed along with the former Bank of Israel governor to serve at the Fed is one other Obama nominee, former Treasury official Lael Brainard. Approved for a fresh term on the board is Jerome Powell.

The Fed board will now have five governors for the mid-June meeting, with two seats remaining vacant.

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  • BruceInKY
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    Let the printing continue.
    12 Jun 2014, 06:47 PM Reply Like
  • june1234
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    Even though I like Fisher the only vote that that ever counts at the Fed is the chairmans'.
    13 Jun 2014, 06:07 AM Reply Like
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