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Jerome H. Powell, Chairman, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System will be delivering “The Semiannual Monetary Policy Report to Congress” to the Senate Banking Committee.

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Fed Chair Powell’s testimony to freshen up take on monetary policy – Scotiabank.

It’s difficult to envision what more could be said over and above recent communications such as publication of the FOMC minutes, but the latter appearance could freshen up his take on things compared to the arguably semi-stale minutes.

About Jerome Powell (via

Jerome H. Powell took office as Chairman of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System on February 5, 2018, for a four-year term. Mr. Powell also serves as Chairman of the Federal Open Market Committee, the System’s principal monetary policymaking body. Mr. Powell has served as a member of the Board of Governors since taking office on May 25, 2012, to fill an unexpired term. He was reappointed to the Board and sworn in on June 16, 2014, for a term ending January 31, 2028.