Tag: Lael Brainard


Drama over Fed nominee Cook overshadows Brainard confirmation

April 27, 2022

Via: Banking Dive

The Senate on Tuesday confirmed Federal Reserve Gov. Lael Brainard, by a 52-43 vote, to serve as the central bank’s vice chair. Then the drama unfolded. Democrats had initially planned to push ahead with a vote on fellow Fed nominee […]

Capital and Risk, Macroeconomic

Fed’s Brainard says income inequality may be hampering U.S. economy

May 10, 2019

Via: Market Watch

Rising inequality could be a factor behind sluggish growth in the U.S. economy in the wake of the financial crisis, said Federal Reserve Governor Lael Brainard on Friday. Consumer spending remains the main engine of growth in the U.S., and […]